Bhai Dooj 2020 date, time and significance

Bhai Dooj, also called Bhaubeej, Bhai Tika, Bhai Phonta, is a Hindu pageant celebrated two days after Diwali. This yr, Bhai Dooj shall be celebrated on Monday, November 16, 2020. Much like the pageant of Raksha Bandhan, Bhai Dooj additionally celebrates the bonding of brother-sister. On the day of Bhai Dooj, sisters give items to their brothers and youthful sister additionally provides items to their elder brothers.
Bhai Dooj 2020 date and time

  • Bhai Dooj Date: Monday, November 16, 2020
  • Bhai Dooj Aparahna Time – 01:10 PM to 03:18 PM
  • Dwitiya Tithi Begins – 07:06 AM on November 16, 2020
  • Dwitiya Tithi Ends – 03:56 AM on November 17, 2020

Bhai Dooj additionally marks the second day of the Vikrami Samvat New Yr. The primary day of this New Yr is noticed as Govardhan Puja.
As per a preferred legend in Hindu mythology, after slaying the evil demon Narakasura, Lord Krishna visited his sister Subhadra who gave him a heat welcome with sweets and flowers. She additionally affectionately utilized tilaka on Lord Krishna’s brow. It is mentioned that this grew to become the origin of Bhai Dooj pageant.
Within the southern a part of the nation, the day is well known as Yama Dwitiya.

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