Bhai Dooj or Bhai Dhuj or Bhau Beej or Bhayya Dhooj is an Indian traditional festival that brings out the love and affection of brothers and sisters. In 2018, Bhai Dooj date is November 9. Bhai Dhooj is celebrated twice in a year.
The first one is celebrated after the festival of colors, Holi, and another and important one after Diwali. 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. Bhai Dooj is also spelt as Bhai Duj / Bhai Dhuj/ BhaiDuj / BhaiDhuj.
Panchang, Bhai Dooj – 9 November 2018
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:40 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:40
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)07:55 Chandrastama (Moonset)19:16
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dwitiya – 21:20
Nakshatra Anuradha – 20:35
Yoga Shobhana – 15:18
Karana Kaulava – 21:20
Purnimanta Month Kaartika
Amavasyanta Month Kaartika
Shaka Samvatsara: Vilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Virodhikruthi
Rahu Kalam: 10:48 – 12:10
Gulika Kalam: 08:02 – 09:25
Yama Gandam: 14:55 – 16:18
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Tula
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Vrischika
Amrita Kalam 09:51 – 11:30
Abhijit: 11:48 – 12:32
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 26:31* – 28:12*
Durmuhurthams: 12:32 – 13:16
Today’s – Festivals / Vratam / Pooja / Jayanthi – Bhai Dooj, Yam Dwitiya, Bhatru Dwitiya.