Bhai Dooj 2018 | Bhau Beej 2018 date

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 […]

Yama Dvitiya 2018 | Yam Dwitiya

Yama Dvitiya or Yam Dwitiya is the last day of five-day Diwali celebrations. In 2018, Yama Dwitiya date is November 9. Yam Dwitiya is also called as Bhai Dhooj or Bhai Bij or Bhai Beej. In South India, it is called as Yama Dwitiya. Legend of Yama Dwitiya is associated with the God of death – […]

Bhagini Hasta Bhojanam on Yama Dwitiya during Diwali

Bhagini Hasta Bhojanam is a popular ritual observed in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu on Yama Dwitiya (Bhatru Ditya) during the last day of Diwali festival. In 2018, Bhagini Hasta Bhojanam date is November 9. It marks the end of five-day Deepavali festival. Bhagini means sister and Hasta bhojanam means to take meals cooked […]

Dawat Puja on Bhai Dooj

Dawat Puja is a ritual dedicated to Chitragupta. In 2017, Dawat Puja date is October 21. It is observed on Chitragupta Jayanthi (Bhai Dooj / Yama Dwitiya), just a couple of days following Diwali festival. Dawat Puja is mainly observed in North India among the Kayastha caste of people. As Dawat Puja marks Chitragupta Jayanti, […]