Bhai Dooj is one of the most awaited festivals among the Five-day long Diwali celebration. On this auspicious day, Tika ceremony is performed. Sister prays for health and longevity for their brothers.
Brothers give gifts to their loveable sister. Here, we are going to explore the significance of Bhai Dooj, Subh Muhurat, Benefit, auspicious timing to perform this pooja and much more.
Why it’s celebrated:
All the Hindu festival holds great value with itself and Bhai Dooj is one of them which possess significance of family bonding. It’s all about the brother-sister relationship. On the auspicious day of Bhai Dooj, Sister’s pray God for the long life of their brothers.
They wear clean and new clothes and worship their brothers. They put Red Tilak and sacred Thread on their wrist to get them blessed by God. While Brother Showcase their love by offering those gifts and jewellery.
Benefits of celebrating Bhai Dooj:
In this fast paced life, festivals like Bhai Dooj gives us a chance to spend some quality time together. Sisters who are living abroad or have got married, comes to their home to perform Bhai Dooj. Celebrating Bhai Dooj helps to diminish the conflicts between brother and sisters.
It brings sister and brothers close to each-others. Women who got married hardly get a chance to make a visit to their parents, but festivals like Bhai Dooj give them a chance to meet with their parents and brother.
Story Behind celebrating Bhai Dooj
On this day, Lord Krishna visits his sister Subhdra. He came to meet Shubhadra after killing Narakasu. And that’s why Subhdhra put Red Tilak on his forehead to celebrate the victory of her brother. And offer him sweets. And that’s why sisters have been following this from that time.
Items to Perform Bhai Dooj Pooja:
All sisters eagerly await this festival as it belongs to longevity of their brother. It’s strong the bond shared by sister and brother. To perform Bhai Dooj Pooa, you need to have these items like Puja Chowk, Diya, Roli, Rice, Coconut, Batashas, Mithai, Fruits and Seven paans.
Muhurat of Bhai Dooj Pooja :
Bhai Dooj Puja Muhurat 2017:
In this year Bhai Dooj at 21st October 2017, Day: Saturday.
Bhai Dooj Tilak Muhurat : 1:12 PM to 3:27 PM.
Bhai Dooj Muhurat 2016:
The Subh Muhurat of this Pooja starts at 13:09 till 15:20 on November 01, 2016. It will be about 2 hours and 10 minutes. Dwitiya Tithi will begin at 01:39 on November 01, 2016 and Dwitiya Tithi will get ends at 04:11 on Nov 02, 2016.