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Interesting Facts About Bhai Dooj!

BHAIDOOJ November 5, 2013 A festival of love which shows the strong bonding between brother & sister. Meaning of BHAI-D00 2 nd Brother Day After New Moon A Hindu festival which lasts for five-day-long Diwali festival. Celebrated on the Shukla Paksha of Kartika month. 5 In Nepal, this is second most important festival after Vijaya Dashami. REGIONAL NAMES OF BHAIDOOJ Bhai Phota Bhai Tika Bhai Bij, Bhau-beej, Bhau Bij Nepal Celebrated on the first or second day of Kali Pooja (Bengal) Maharashtra, Goa & Karnataka Bhatru Ningol Chakuba Yama Dwithiya Dvitiya Also known as Bharti Ditya When Yama (God of Death) & his sister Yamuna (the famous river) met Manipur HISTORY After defeating Asura Narkasur, Lord Krishna visited to his sister Subhadra's place. नरकासुर r<<<« She gave him warm welcome and applied tilak on Lord Krishna's forehead. It is believed that Lord Yama met his sister Yami. YAMA She applied the auspicious mark on his forehead and prayed for his well being. Lord Mahavira attained Moksha. His brother king, Nandivardhan was distressed because Mahavira left the kingdom. CELEBRATIONS This festival shows the responsibility of a brother towards his sister The brother promises his sister to protect her from every situation. RITUALS Aarti perform by sisters for their brothers. Apply an auspicious tilak or a vermilion mark on their brothers' forehead. Brothers give blessings to their sisters & also gifts in return. Created by Please do not copy or distribute without permission of the creator Contact at [email protected] for suggessions and feedback ,7777 77>>>> <'<<<לללל- >>>> 7777>??>>>>>>>>> Frrc<<<<< Trress<<<

Interesting Facts About Bhai Dooj!

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'Bhai dooj' signifies the bonding and true love and responsibility of a brother towards his sister. Legends says, Lord Krishna visited to his sister's Subhadra's place after defeating demon king Narka...


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