Bhai Dooj 2022: Bhaiya Dooj, like other Hindu holidays, has a unique significance. Even more special is the day that concludes the festival of Diwali’s five days. Two days later, on Diwali and Dwitiya Tithi, on Shukla Paksha in the Kartik month, is Bhai Dooj. Bhai Dooj honours the unique connection between brothers and sisters. The precise date of this important occasion is a point of confusion for many people.
Two days after Diwali, the second day of Kartik Shukla Paksha, is Bhai Dooj, also known as Bhaiya Duj, Bhai Bij, and Bhatri Dwitiya. Sisters put tilak on their brothers’ foreheads to wish them longevity and to celebrate the bond between siblings.
Sisters send their brothers good vibes. Not only do siblings promise presents and treats, but also support and protection. Other names for Bhai Dooj include Bhai Phonta, Bhatra Dwitiya, Bhaiya Dooj, Bhau Beej, Bhai Dwitiya, and Bhathru Dwithiya. After conquering the demon Narakasura, according to legend, Lord Krishna went to see his sister Subhadra on the day that is now known as Diwali. He was greeted by Subhadra, who applied a tilak to his forehead. Since then, this day has been known as Bhai Dooj.
The Story of Bhai Dooj
Yama and Yamuna were brothers and sisters, according to folklore. For several years, Yamuna pleaded with his brother to visit and bring him food, but Yama never came. But on the second day of the Kartik month of Shukla Paksha, many years later, Yama went to see his sister. When Yamuna saw him in the doorway, she was both astonished and happy. She extended an invitation to him and gave him a warm welcome. She prepared and served him a delectable supper. With this gracious reception, Yama was overjoyed and asked her to seek her blessing.
On this day every year, her Yamuna asked that her sisters had the chance to meet their brothers. Brother Yama found it satisfying to say “Tasatz” after receiving his sister’s benediction.
Sisters present their brothers with tikas and presents like clothing and candy on this day. By giving their sisters gifts, brothers can also express their affection for and love for them. People pay special homage to Yama and Yamuna on this day.
Bhai Dooj 2022: Auspicious Date & Time
It is predicted that the second Shukla Paksha of Kartik month will fall on October 26, 2022, according to the Panchang.
- On October 26 at 02:42 pm, Dwitiya’s date begins
- On October 27 at 12:45 pm, Dwitiya’s date will come to an end
- On October 26, 2022, and October 27, 2022, Bhai Dooj can be celebrated based on the Udaya date.
- In the month of October, from 01:18 p.m. to 03:33 p.m., there is the Shubh Puja Muhurta of Bhai Dooj Tika
Raksha Bandhan is comparable to the ritual. In order to get ready for the pooja, the sisters get dressed when they wake up in the morning. They put tilak on the brothers’ foreheads and offer health prayers after hearing Bai Dooj’s kata. They provide their brother with nourishment in addition to coconuts and candies. It is said to represent the connection between Sisters might apply tilak on their brothers’ foreheads on Bhai Dooj using lori and turmeric. Sisters warmly welcome their brothers to their homes on this day, apply tilaks to their foreheads, and wish them a long life. On this day, her older brother is rumoured to provide food to her sister’s home. When brothers eat together on the Yamuna River’s banks, it is even more noteworthy.