Bhaiya Dooj-Bhaiya Dooj 2019 date
After Raksha Bandhan, Bhaiya Dooj is another big festival which is basically celebrated with brothers and sisters. There are only few festivals which has involvements of brothers and sisters and Bhaiya Dooj is one of the.
The festival is celebrated to strengthen the bond between brothers and sisters and on this day sisters prays for long lives of their brothers. Bhaiya Dooj is one of most adorable and enjoying festival as there is a lot of involvement of kids like younger brothers and sisters.
Bhaiya Dooj is always celebrated after two days of a festival of light which is “Diwali” and hence Bhaiya Dooj 2019 date will be 29th of October.
Also the festival gives an opportunity to the family to unite and spend some time together. In the current lifestyle of hectic and busy work, this festival gives a great chance to wave off the workload and spend time with your siblings and family.
There are many who are unable to be at home during the festival and in this case, Bhaiya Dooj Wishes can do the job. If you are unable to make it to home due to any reason then just send happy Bhaiya Dooj images to your sister and this will help in making her smile on this special day.
Significance of Bhaiya Dooj
According to our ancient stories on this day Lord Yamraj who is also known as God of death visited to her sister’s place. And his sister Goddess Yami (also known as the Yamuna) welcomed his brother with tilak over the forehead and offered him sweets and other food. It is said that on this day Yami prayed to god for well being of his brother. And in return Lord Yamraj gave his blessing and gifts to his sister Yami
Lord Yamraj was overwhelmed with love and care from her sister and he declared that from now onwards the day will be celebrated as Bhaiya Dooj which means applying tilak of brother’s forehead and in return brothers have to give some gifts to their sisters.
Bhaiya Dooj is celebrated with many different names like Bhau Teej, Bhai Teeka and Bhai Phota. Despite of having different names the significance and importance are same. India is a very diverse nation and with the changing region, the language also changes and hence the name of any festival also changes.
How to celebrate Bhaiya Dooj
It’s really simple and quick to celebrate the festival as it doesn’t require any long Puja or fasting, the festival starts with love between brother and sister.
On this day the brother visits her sister’s place and sister welcomes his brother with applying Tilak over forehead and sweets. And in return brother offers gifts to their sisters or any other thing which is demanded by the sister.
After that both enjoys lavish and tasty food and spends rest of the day together, that’s all about celebrating the festival. For those who were unable to come home to celebrate the festival, you can share Happy Bhaiya Dooj images to your sister as this can help you to share at least some feeling.