Bhai Pic 2023 Date: The Bengali community has many Teej-festivals, which have their own specialities. Among them is a brother Fota. It is also called Bhai Tika or Bhai Duj. According to the calendar, the festival of Bhai Phota is celebrated every year on the second tithi of Shuklapaksha in the month of Kartika.
Bhai Fota is a celebration of unbreakable relationship, love and camaraderie between brothers and sisters. This festival is celebrated with enthusiasm and enthusiasm throughout Bengal. However, the traditions and names of this festival are different in different places. Let’s know when is Bhai Fota this year in Bengal and what is the significance of this day.
When is Bhai Fota 2023 (Bhai Fota Date 2023)
this The year is 2023 Bhai Fota or Bhai Tika Utsav is said to be on 15 November 2023. The second tithi of Kartik Shuklapaksha will begin on 14 November 2023 at 02:36 pm, ending on 15 November at 01:47 pm. In such a situation this festival will be celebrated on November 15 as per Udayatithi.
How to celebrate Bhai Fota in Bengali
The festival of Bhai Duj is called Bhai Fota or Bhai Tika. On this day sisters apply tilak to their brothers. It is called Mangal Tilak, applied by sisters to wish their brother a long and healthy life. Then the brothers also gave gifts to the sisters. Married sisters come to Pehar from their in-laws’ houses to give Tilak to their brothers or brothers go to their sisters. Both brothers and sisters fast on this day and eat food only after vaccination. Bhai Phota is one of the major festivals of West Bengal and is celebrated with great pomp.
There is a religious belief about the celebration of Bhai Photo Festival that on the day of Kartik Shukla II Tithi, Yamuna called her brother Yamaraj to her house and welcomed him and served him food. Hence it is also known as Yama II.
How Bhai Fota is celebrated in different regions
- West Bengal: In West Bengal, this festival is celebrated as Bhai Photo or Bhai Tika on the second day of Kartik Shuklapaksha.
- Maharashtra: In Maharashtra this festival is known as ‘Vau Bej’. Because in Marathi culture, brother is called bahu.
- Uttar Pradesh: Here it is known as Bhai Duj. In this, sisters apply Tilak to their brothers and feed them sweets.
- Bihar: Also known as Bhai Duj Godhan in Bihar. Here the tradition of celebrating it is completely different. On this day, sisters scold brothers and say bad things. But after that, the sisters also apologized to the brother. Then the sister gives tilak to the brother and feeds him sweets by tying a calabash on his hand.
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