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 2022, Bhai Phonta Dwitiya prevails throughout the day and night. Hence, Bhai Phota rituals can be observed anytime on 27 October, till 2 PM.
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, 27 October 2022
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 06:12 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 05:35 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 07:54 AM
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 07:03 PM
Tithi : Dwitiya upto 12:45 PMTritiya
Nakshatra : Vishakha upto 12:11 PMAnuradha
Karana : Kaulava upto 12:45 PMTaitila upto 11:40 PMGaraja
Yoga : Ayushmana upto 07:27 AMSaubhagya upto 04:33 AM, Oct 28Shobhana
Weekday : Guruwara
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Shaka Samvatsaram : 1944 Shubhakrutha
Chandramasa : Kartika – Purnimanta; Kartika – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2079 Aananda
Abhijit Muhurat : 11:31 AM to 12:17 PM
Amrita Kalam : 12:57 AM, Oct 28 to 02:27 AM, Oct 28
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 01:19 PM to 02:45 PM
Yamaganda : 06:12 AM to 07:38 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 09:03 AM to 10:29 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 10:00 AM to 10:46 AM 02:33 PM to 03:19 PM
Varjyam : 03:56 PM to 05:26 PM