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 2020, Holi Bhai Dooj date is March 11 (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.
Panchang, 11 March 2020
परिधावी नाम संवत्सर, चैत्र मॉस, कृष्ण पक्ष, द्वितीय तिथि, हस्ता नक्षत्र, गण्ड योग – वृद्धि योग, वणिज करण |
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:43 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:30
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)20:27 Chandrastama (Moonset)07:57
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dwitiya – 15:32
Nakshatra Hasta – 18:59
Yoga Ganda – 08:12
Skipped Yoga : Vriddhi – 27:59*
Karana Vanija – 25:43*
Purnimanta Month Chaitra
Amavasyanta Month Phaalguna
Shaka Samvatsara: Vikari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Paridhavi
Rahu Kalam: 12:36 – 14:05
Gulika Kalam: 11:08 – 12:36
Yama Gandam: 08:11 – 09:39
North Indian Hindi Calendar – Chaitra Mahina 2076 (Chaitra Maas)
Malayalam Calendar – Kumbham Month 1195 (Kumbha Masam)
Kannada Calendar – Falguna Maasa
Tamil Calendar – Maasi Month (Maasi Masam)
Bengali Calendar – Phalgun Mash 1426
Nepali Calendar – Falgun Maas 2076
Telugu Calendar – Phalguna Masam (Phalgunam)
Marathi Calendar – Falgun Maas
Gujarati Calendar – Falgun Maas
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kumbha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Kanya – 29:34:54*
Amrita Kalam 13:45 – 15:09
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 26:05* – 27:30*
Durmuhurthams: 12:13 – 13:00
Holi Bhai Dooj in Previous Years
In 2017, Holi Bhai Dooj date was March 14 (Matantare Bhai Dooj).
In 2015, Holi Bhai Dooj date was March 7 (Matantare Bhai Dooj).
In 2014, Holi Bhai Dooj date was March 18, Tuesday
In 2013, Holi Bhai Dooj date was March 29, Friday (Matantare Bhai Dooj).
In 2012, Holi Bhai Dooj date was March 10, Saturday (Matantare Bhai Dooj).