Bhai Duj is a Hindu festival celebrated on the fifth day of the month of Kartik, the second day of the five-day Diwali festival. Bhai Duj celebrates the special bond between brothers and sisters. It is celebrated in honor of the divine love between the siblings, Lord Shri Krishna and his sister Subhadra.
The festival is celebrated by sisters performing aarti of their brothers and praying for their well-being. In return, brothers give gifts to their sisters and pledge to look after and protect them. The day is also celebrated by visiting relatives and exchanging sweets and gifts.
The day is celebrated in different parts of India with different customs. In some parts of India, sisters perform aarti and put tikka on their brother’s forehead. In some parts, sisters prepare a special sweet dish called ‘pooja thali’ and offer it to their brother. In some parts, brothers give gifts such as clothes, jewelry, and sweets to their sisters.
The festival symbolizes the strong bond between siblings and is an opportunity for them to come together and celebrate the love and affection that they share. It also serves as a reminder of the importance of family and the need to protect and nurture each other.
Bhai Duj is an important festival in Hinduism and is celebrated with great joy and enthusiasm. It is a reminder of the importance of family and the strong bond between siblings. It is a day to come together and celebrate the love and affection that they share.