Bhai Dooj 2023 Date Shubh Muhurat and Time: The festival of Bhai Dooj is celebrated two days after Diwali i.e. on the second date of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month. Like Rakshabandhan, this festival is also very special for brothers and sisters. This festival is also called Bhaiya Dooj, Bhai Tika, Yama Dwitiya. Applying Tilak to brother on the day of Bhai Dooj has the greatest importance. On this day, sisters praise their brother with Roli and Akshat and wish for his long life.
This practice is centuries old. It is said that if worship is done as per the rituals on this day, then there is no fear of Yama throughout the life and brothers and sisters never die untimely death. This year, there is confusion among people regarding the exact date of Bhai Dooj. In such a situation, let us know when is the festival of Bhai Dooj this year and the importance of vaccinating brother on this day…
When is Bhai Dooj 2023?
This year the festival of Bhai Dooj will be celebrated for two days i.e. 14 and 15 November 2023. According to the Panchang, Shukla Dwitiya Tithi of Kartik month is starting from 02:36 pm on 14 November 2023. It will end on 15 November 2023 at 01:47 pm.
Why will Bhai Dooj be celebrated on 14 November 2023?
According to the Panchang, the worship time of Bhai Dooj is from 01:10 PM to 03:19 PM on 14 November 2023. On this day, Shobhan Yoga is also being formed on Bhai Dooj, which is considered auspicious.
Why will Bhai Dooj be celebrated on 15 November 2023?
In Hindu religion any festival is celebrated only on Udaya Tithi. In such a situation, according to Udaya Tithi, the festival of Bhai Dooj will be celebrated on 15 November 2023. The auspicious time to vaccinate brother on this day is from 10.45 am to 12.05 pm.
Method of doing Tilak
Mythological belief is that on this day Yama had gone to his sister Yamuna’s house for food. In such a situation, brothers should go to their sister’s in-laws house. Whereas unmarried girls should do their brother’s tilak at home. On the day of Bhai Dooj, first of all one must meditate and worship Lord Ganesha. To do brother’s Tilak, first prepare a plate, keep Roli, Akshat and Gola in it, then do brother’s Tilak and give the Gola to brother. Then lovingly serve your brother his favorite food. After that, brother should take blessings from his sister and give her some gift.
Importance of Bhai Dooj
The festival of Bhai Dooj is considered very important in Hindu religion. It is said that this festival is a symbol of love and dedication between brothers and sisters. On Bhai Dooj, sisters apply tilak of turmeric and roli on their brother’s forehead. There is a belief that if brothers and sisters sit and eat food on the banks of river Yamuna, then there is prosperity in life.