Yama Dvitiya 2017 | Yam Dwitiya

Yama Dvitiya or Yam Dwitiya is the last day of five-day Diwali celebrations. In 2017, Yama Dwitiya date is October 21. 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 2017, 21 October

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:30 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:52
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)07:34 Chandrastama (Moonset)19:14

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dwitiya – 27:00*
Nakshatra Swati – 10:18
Yoga Priti – 15:19
Karana Kaulava – 27:00*

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Kaartika
Amavasyanta Month Kaartika
Shaka Samvatsara: Hevilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Sadharana
Rahu Kalam: 09:20 – 10:46
Gulika Kalam: 06:30 – 07:55
Yama Gandam: 13:36 – 15:01

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Tula
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Tula – 29:49:44*

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 26:49* – 28:33*
Abhijit: 11:48 – 12:34

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 16:23 – 18:07
Durmuhurthams: 07:15 – 08:01

Yama Dwitiya in Previous Years

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.

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