Bhai Dooj or Bhaiya Dooj is celebrated on second day of Sukla Paksha of Kartik Month every year as per Hindu almanac. This year, the festival falls on November 6 (Saturday).
On the occasion of Bhai Dooj, sisters pray for their brothers for long and happy lives by preforming Tika ceremony.
Bhai Dooj festival is also known as Bhau Beej/Bhatra Dwitiya/Bhai Dwitiya/Bhathru Dwitiya.
This year, the Dwitiya Tithi begins from 11.14 PM on November 5 and ends at 7.44 PM on November 6. The subh mahurat (auspicious timing) for Tika ceremony on Bhai Dooj is between 1.10 PM and 3.21 PM.