Bhai Phota 2016, Bhai Fota Muhurat, Exact time of Bhai Phota

Bhai Phota, also spelt as Bhai Fota, is celebrated on Dvitiya day or the second day after Kali Puja or Diwali festival in Bengal. In 2016, Bhai Phota date is November 1.

Bengalis consider Bhai Phota as one of the prominent festivals. This festival represents the beautiful bond of love and affection between brothers and sisters. It is observed with lot of fervor and enthusiasm throughout Bengal.

Bhai Phota ritual begins at the moment when Amavasya ends. Protipod & Dwitiya are the next tithis to Amavasya.

In 2016, Bhai Phonta Dwitiya ends at 4.11 AM on 2 November 2016. Hence, Bhai Phota rituals can be observed before this time.

Bhai Phota is observed with other names in North India such as – Bhai Dooj, Bhayya Dhooj, Bhai Tika, Bhatru Dwitiya, Bhaubeej or Bhav Bij or Yama Dwitiya.

Daily Panchang, 1 November 2016

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:35 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:44
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 07:38 Chandrastama (Moonset) 19:08

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dwitiya – 28:11*
Nakshatra Vishakha – 15:01
Yoga Saubhagya – 23:47
Karana Kaulava – 28:11*

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Kaartika
Amavasyanta Month Kaartika
Shaka Samvatsara: Durmukhi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Saumya
Rahu Kalam: 14:57 – 16:21
Gulika Kalam: 12:10 – 13:33
Yama Gandam: 09:23 – 10:46

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Tula
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Tula – 08:16:11

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 30:17* – 32:05*
Abhijit: 11:48 – 12:32

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 19:30 – 21:18
Durmuhurthams: 22:53 – 23:44

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6 Comments

  1. ankush says:

    best time for tilak on bhai dooj 2016

  2. PATHIK DEY says:

    want to know the timings of Amavasya in Kali puja 2016

  3. PATHIK DEY says:

    Please let me know the timings of Dwitiya in bhai phota in 2016.

  4. PATHIK DEY says:

    Please let me know the exact time of bhai phot in 2016

  5. PATHIK DEY says:

    Please send me the exact time of bhai phota in 2016

  6. Suman gupta says:

    Need to give the timing of the present year 2016 ??