Holi Bhai Dooj is observed on the second day after Holi festival. It falls on Dwitiya in Krishna Paksha of Chaitra Month in North Indian Hindi Calendars. In 2013, Holi Bhai Dooj date is March 29, Friday (Matantare Bhai Dooj).
It coincides with Phalgun Krishna Paksha Dwitiya as per Marathi, Gujarat, Kannada & Telugu calendars.
On Bhai Dhooj, sister applies Teeka / tika/ tilak and displays her love giving sweets and other eatables. Brothers give gifts or presentations to their sisters.
The important and major Bhai Dooj festival is celebrated on the second day after Diwali festival.
In 2012, Holi Bhai Dooj date was March 10, Saturday (Matantare Bhai Dooj).