Yama Dvitiya or Yam Dwitiya is the last day of five-day Diwali celebrations. In 2022, Yama Dwitiya date is October 26. 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 2022, 26 October
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 06:12 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 05:36 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 06:50 AM
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 06:18 PM
Tithi : Pratipada upto 02:42 PMDwitiya
Nakshatra : Swati upto 01:24 PMVishakha
Karana : Bava upto 02:42 PMBalava upto 01:45 AM, Oct 27Kaulava
Yoga : Priti upto 10:09 AMAyushmana
Weekday : Budhawara
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Shaka Samvatsaram : 1944 Shubhakrutha
Chandramasa : Kartika – Purnimanta; Kartika – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2079 Aananda
Abhijit Muhurat : None
Amrita Kalam : 03:50 AM, Oct 27 to 05:21 AM, Oct 27
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 11:54 AM to 01:19 PM
Yamaganda : 07:37 AM to 09:03 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 10:28 AM to 11:54 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 11:31 AM to 12:17 PM
Varjyam : 06:43 PM to 08:14 PM
Yama Dwitiya in Previous Years
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.