Yama Dvitiya or Yam Dwitiya is the last day of five-day Diwali celebrations. In 2023, Yama Dwitiya date is November 15. 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 – Yama Dharma Raj. He visit his sister Yamis home on this day.
In North India, it is widely celebrated as Bhai Dhooj. In Bengal this festival is celebrated as Bhai Phonta or Bhai Phota. Bhai Tika is the other name of this festival in Nepal.
Daily Panchang – Yam Dwitiya 2023, 15 November
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:23 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 05:26 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 08:10 AM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 06:55 PM
Tithi : Dwitiya upto 01:47 PMTritiya
Nakshatra : Jyeshtha upto 03:01 AM, Nov 16Mula
Karana : Kaulava upto 01:47 PM, Taitila upto 01:13 AM, Nov 16, Garaja,
Yoga : Atiganda upto 12:08 PM, Sukarma,
Weekday : Budhawara,
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1945 Shobhakrit
Chandramasa : Kartika – Purnimanta Kartika – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2080 Nala
Gujarati Samvat : 2080 Rakshasa
Abhijit : None
Amrit Kalam : 06:21 PM to 07:56 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 11:55 AM to 01:17 PM
Yamaganda : 07:46 AM to 09:09 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 10:32 AM to 11:55 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 11:33 AM to 12:17 PM
Varjyam : 08:55 AM to 10:29 AM
Yama Dwitiya in Previous Years
In 2022, Yama Dwitiya date is October 26.
In 2021, Yama Dwitiya date is November 6.
In 2020, Yama Dwitiya date is November 16.
In 2019, Yama Dwitiya date is October 29.
In 2019, Yama Dwitiya date is November 9.
In 2017, Yama Dwitiya date was October 21.
In 2016, Yama Dwitiya date was November 1.
In 2015, Yama Dwitiya date was November 13.
In 2014, Yama Dwitiya date was October 25.
In 2013, Yama Dwitiya date was November 5.
Yama Dwitiya 2012 date was November 15.