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‘Bhai dooj’ signifies the bonding and true love and responsibility of a brother towards his sister. Legend says, Lord Krishna visited his sister Subhadra’s place after defeating demon king Narkasur. She gave him a warm welcome and put a vermillion mark on Lord Krishna’s forehead.

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1. Meaning of Bhai Dooj- Bhai means brother and Dooj is the second day after new moon.

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2. Bhai Dooj is a Hindu festival, which lasts for five-day-long Diwali festival. Celebrated on the Shukla Paksha of Kartika month.

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3. In Nepal, this is second most important festival after Vijaya Dashmi.

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4. Regional names of Bhai Dooj :
(a) Bhai Phota: Celebrated on the first or second day of Kali Puja (Bengal).
(b) Bhai Tika: Nepal
(c) Bhai Bij, Bhau-Beej, Bhau-Bij: Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka.
(d) Ningol Chakuba: Manipur
(e) Bhatru Dhwithiya: Also known as Bhatri Ditya
(f) Yama Divitiya: When Yama (God of death) and his sister Yamuna met

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5. History : After defeating Asur Narkasur, Lord Krishna visited his sister, Subhadra’s place. She gave him a warm welcome and applied vermilion on his forehead.

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6. It is also believed that on this day God of death, Yama met his sister Yamuna.


7. Also, on this day Lord Mahavir attained Moksha. His brother, King Nandivardhan was distressed because Mahavira left the kingdom.

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8. Celebration: This festival shows responsibility of a brother towards his sister. The brother promises his sister to protect her from all kinds of problems.

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9. Rituals:
(a) Sisters perform aarti for their brothers.
(b) They then apply vermilion on their brothers’ forehead.
(c) Brothers bless their sisters and also gift them various things.