Shubh Muhurat to perform Bhai dooj:
Bhai Dooj will observe on 9th November 2018 (Friday).
Bhai Dooj Tika Muhurat = 14:09 to 16:53
Duration = 2 Hours 43 Minutes
Dwitiya Tithi Begins = 02:37 on 9/Nov/2018
How to celebrate Bhai dooj:
This one of the prominent day of Diwali festivity signifies that the brother will protect his sister throughout the life span. Through Bhai Dooj celebration, the sincerest prayers of a sister for his brother long and happy life is also conveyed.
• During the evening time of Bhai Dooj festival, sisters prepare sweetmeats and other food items for their brother.
• Sisters invite their beloved brothers to come to their place for this festival.
• Sisters make a space near worshipping area or just close to the home temple with rice flour for their brothers to sit.
• At the arrival of her brother, she applies vermillion tilak to his forehead and does Aarti.
• Then sister gives Kaddu flower, betel leaves, betel nut and coins in the brother’s palm also recite mantras by pouring water over them.
• She also prays for his long life, prosperity and happiness.
• She also keeps a fast for his longevity and good health.
• She made Kheer and coconut Laddoos as the traditional cuisines on this festival.
• Exchanging gifts are also become popular amongst brothers and sisters to show the love and affection towards each other.