Bhai Dooj Puja: This year, Bhai Dooj is on 27 October 2022. On this day, sisters Tilak their brothers and pray for their protection, long life, and progress. Know the timing and method of Bhaiya Dooj.
Bhai Dooj Puja 2022
The festival of Bhaiya Dooj is celebrated on the second day of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month. This year Bhai Dooj is on 26 October 2022. Bhaiya Dooj is the last day of the five-day Deepotsav festival. It is also known as Yama Dwitiya. On this day, sisters Tilak their brothers and pray for their protection, long life, and progress. Brothers give them gifts.
This year the festival of Bhaiya Dooj will be celebrated in a very auspicious coincidence; on this day, there is also Govardhan Puja and Annakoot. The festival of Bhai Dooj signifies the unbreakable love and purity relationship between brother and sister. The right time and method of Bhai Dooj.
Bhai Dooj 2022 Muhurat
Kartik Shukla Dwitiya date starts – 26 October 2022, 02.42 pm
Kartik Shukla Dwitiya date ends – 27 October 2022, 12.45 pm
01.18 pm – 03.33 pm (26 October 2022)
Vijay Muhurta – 02:03 pm – 02:48 pm
Twilight Muhurta – 05:49 PM – 06:14 PM
Bathing in the Yamuna river has special significance on the day of Bhaiys Dooj. If this is impossible, bathe before sunrise and offer Arghya to the Sun God.
On this day, sisters prepare different dishes to welcome their brothers. Prepare the plate of worship.
First, make the brother sit on a post and apply akshat by Tilak with kumkum. While commenting, say this mantra – ‘Ganga worship the Yamuna, Yami worship Yamraj, Subhadra worship Krishna, Ganga-Yamuna neer flow, my brother’s life increases. After doing Tilak, feed sweets to the brother and pray to Yama Devta for his brother’s long life.
Importance of applying Tilak on Bhai Dooj
Tilak is considered a symbol of victory, might, and honor. According to the scriptures, by applying Tilak, the memory power of a person increases. Decision-making ability increases. Applying rice to Tilak gives him mental peace. Akshat is a symbol of the moon.
It is believed that those who go to the house of the Suvasini sisters to get Tilak done and eat food on this day do not have to face discord, shame, enemy, fear, wealth, fame, age, and strength increase in life.