5 November 2013, Bhai Dooj (Bhau Beej)

5 November 2013 is Bhai Dooj (Bhau Beej). It is the fifth and final day of Diwali celebrations. It falls on Shukla Paksha Dwitiya in Karthik month as per all Hindu calendars.

Bhai Dooj festival marks the importance of divine relationship between brother and sister. On this day, Lord Yama visited his sister Yami’s house and had meal. As per the wish of his sister he gave boon to brothers those who visit their sister’s house and have meal will be free from his Yamapash (death) for long time. Hence it is also celebrated as Yama Dwitiya.

Bhai Dooj has various regional names such as Bhai Phonta in West Bengal, Bhai Tika in Nepal, Bhatru Dwitiya, etc..

Bhagini Hastha Bhojanam is a ritual performed on this day South Indian states…

Daily Panchangam on Bhai Dooj, 5 November 2013

Tithi Sukla Vidiya (Dwitiya) Ends at 13:21
Vaara Mangalvara
Nakshatram Anuradha Ends at 19:23
Taitila (Taitula) Karana Ends at 23:59Kaulava Karana Ends at13:21
Sobhana Yogam Ends at 20:31

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 14:58 – 16:26 Duration: 01:28
Amrita Kalam 30:34 – 32:02 Duration: 01:27
Abhijit: 11:46:00 – 12:34:00

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 21:46 – 23:14 Duration: 01:27
Rahu Kalam: 14:58:00 – 16:22:00
Gulika Kalam: 12:10:00 – 13:34:00
Yama Gandam: 09:22:00 – 10:46:00
Durmuhurthams: 08:48:24 – 09:33:12
Durmuhurthams: 22:53:38 – 23:38:26

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