Bhai Dooj Muhurat: Relationships have been given utmost importance in Indian tradition. This is the reason why different festivals have been associated with different relationships. Bhai Dooj, the festival of brothers and sisters, comes twice a year. Once it comes on the second day of Krishna Paksha of Chaitra month i.e. the next day of Holi and the second after Diwali i.e. on the second day of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month.

The festival of Bhai Dooj

The festival of Bhai Dooj, which comes after Holi, is coming this time on March 9, 2023. On this day, sisters apply Tilak to their brothers and wish them a long life, good health and a happy future. It is also called Bhatri Dwitiya. Normally, where sisters go to brothers’ homes on Rakshabandhan, brothers visit their sisters’ homes during the festival of Bhai Dooj.

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When is the Muhurat of Bhai Dooj?

According to Panchang, Bhai Dooj will start on March 8, 2023 at 7.42 pm. It will end the next day on March 9, 2023 at 8.54 pm. In such a situation, on Bhai Dooj, sisters will be able to apply Tilak to their brothers on March 9 (Thursday). Tilak’s auspicious time will be from 12.30 pm to 2.00 pm. During this, along with Abhijit Muhurta (12.14 pm to 1.00 pm) there will also be Amrit Kaal (11.33 am to 1.15 pm). At the same time, Choghadiya (from 12.38 pm to 2.06 pm) will also be of benefit.

How to do tilak to brothers

On this day brothers go to their sisters’ house. Sisters apply tilak to brothers. They pray to God for their long life and happy future. After feeding them, she performs their aarti. This is how this festival is celebrated.


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