Bhai Dooj 2021: Govardhan Puja is done on the next day of Diwali Mahaparva and the holy festival of Bhai Dooj is celebrated on the next day of Govardhan Puja. Bhai Dooj is the festival of brother and sister.
On Bhai Dooj, sister tilaks her brother. Brothers and sisters also promise to support each other in happiness and sorrow. Bhai Dooj is also known as Yama Dwitiya. According to religious legends, on the holy day of Bhai Dooj, Yamuna river called her brother Yamraj home and did tilak. Let us know how to do worship on this holy day, the complete list of worship and worship materials-
Wake up early in the morning and take bath.
Light a lamp in the temple of the house and meditate on God.
Worship Lord Vishnu and Ganesh
On this day, it is a tradition to invite the brother home and offer him food by applying tilak.
Make a square for the brother from the ground rice.
Apply rice batter on brother’s hands.
Put tilak on your brother.
After applying tilak, perform the aarti of the brother.
Tie Kalawa in brother’s hand.
Give sweets to brother.
After feeding sweets, feed the brother.
Brother should definitely gift something to the sister.
Coconut, Gola (Dried Coconut) and Sweets
Diya and Sunshine
handkerchief or small towel
Sisters must chant this mantra-
Worship the Ganges to Yamuna, worship of Yami to Yamraj, worship of Subhadra to Krishna, let the Ganges Yamuna neer flow, increase the life of my brother.
Bhai Dooj 2021 Shubh Muhurta-
The festival of Bhai Dooj this year is on 6th November 2021, the day Saturday. According to astrology, the auspicious time to do tilak on this day is from 1:10 pm to 3:21 pm. The total duration of Shubh Muhurta is 2 hours 11 minutes.