Bhai Dooj is also known as Bhai Tij, Bhaiya Phota, Bhau-Beej, Bhatri Ditya, Bhathru Dwithiya or Yamadwitheya. It is mostly celebrated in West Bengal, Bihar and Maharashtra.
It is celebrated two days after Diwali in the month of Kartik as per the Hindu calendar.
This festival is celebrated to show the bond of affection between brother and sister.
It is believed that every brother who gets a meal and a Tilak or Tika on this day from his sister will never go to hell.
Please find below details about Bhai Dooj 2016 Puja Muhurats, Choghadiya & Timings so that you can perform all your puja’s in the most auspicious time of the day.
Bhai Dooj 2016 Muhurats, Choghadiya & Timings :
Bhai Dooj Tika Muhurat = 13:29 hrs to 15:45 hrs IST
1st November 2016 – Bhai Dooj Day Choghadiya:
06:43 to 08:07 hrs IST – Rog
08:07 to 09:32 hrs IST – Udveg
09:32 to 10:57 hrs IST – Char
10:57 to 12:22 hrs IST – Labh
12:22 to 13:47 hrs IST – Amrit
13:47 to 15:12 hrs IST – Kaal
15:12 to 16:37 hrs IST – Shubh
16:37 to 18:01 hrs IST – Rog
1st November 2016 – Bhai Dooj Night Choghadiya:
18:01 to 19:37 hrs IST – Kaal
19:37 to 21:12 hrs IST – Labh
21:12 to 22:47 hrs IST – Udveg
22:47 to 24:22+ hrs IST – Shubh
24:22+ to 25:57+ hrs IST – Amrit
25:57+ to 27:33+ hrs IST – Char
27:33+ to 29:08+ hrs IST – Rog
29:08+ to 30:43+ hrs IST – Kaal
Note : All Times mentioned above are in Indian Standard Times (IST). Amrit, Shubh, Labh and Chal are considered to be auspicious to start anywork. Choghadiya, Rog, Kaal and Udveg are considered to be bad Choghadiya, hence should be avoided.