Bhaiya Dooj, also known as Bhai Tika, Bhaubeej, Bhai Phonta or Bhratri Dwitiya, is the auspicious festival that celebrates the special bond between siblings. As it is observe on the second day of Shukla Paksha in the Hindu month of Kartik, which usually falls between October and November according to the Gregorian calendar.
Sisters pray to God for their brother’s longevity, health and prosperity.
As sisters honour the occasion by placing a tilak or vermilion mark on their brother’s forehead and then performing an aarti on him while carrying a colourful thali fille with sweets, roli and coconut.
They then sweeten their mouths with delicacies, and in return, the sisters are shower with gifts from their brothers.
As this festival approaches, there is growing confusion about the correct dates for Bhai Dooj 2023
When is Bhaiya Dooj 2023?
In 2023, the festival of Bhaiya Dooj will be observe across India over a two-day period.
This significant celebration will be mark with great pomp and enthusiasm on both 14th November 2023 and 15th November 2023.
As per the Drik Panchang, the auspicious Muhurat for the festival will begin on 14th November 2023 and extend to 15th November 2023, providing an extend window for brothers and sisters to come together and participate in the traditional customs and rituals of Bhaiya Dooj.
Time and Shubh Muhurat of Bhaiya Dooj 2023
As per Drik Panchang, on 14th November 2023, the auspicious Bhai Dooj Aparahna Time is set to commence at 01:10 PM and conclude at 03:19 PM, spanning a duration of 2 hours and 9 minutes.
Then, the Dwitiya Tithi will begin at 02:36 PM on 14th November 2023 and conclude at 01:47 PM on 15th November 2023.
- Bhai Dooj Aparahna Time – 01:10 PM to 03:19 PM, 14th November, 2023
- Dwitiya Tithi Begins – 02:36 PM on 14th November, 2023
- Dwitiya Tithi Ends – 01:47 PM on 15th November, 2023
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