When is Bhai Dooj (भाई दूज) in 2017?

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Looking for when is Bhai Dooj (भाई दूज) in 2017?

If yes, you have come to the right place. Bhai Dooj (भाई दूज) in 2017 will be observed on Saturday, 21st October.

As per Hindu calendar, Bhai Dooj is celebrated on the second day (Dwitiya) of Shukla paksha of Kartik month.

Bhai Dooj (भाई दूज), also known as ‘Bhau beej, Bhai tika and Bhai Phota’, is a Hindu festival which is usually observed in the months of October or November. However, Bhai Dooj (भाई दूज) in 2017 will be observed on Saturday, 21th October. On this day, sisters pray for their brother’s long life, good health and prosperity.

The main ritual of the day include sisters performing Tika ceremony. In return, brothers offer gifts to their sisters. Sisters living far away from their brothers offer puja to Moon god since their brothers can not come to her house. It is one of the most joyous and fun-filled festivals which promotes the message of unconditional love and affection shared between siblings.