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When was Bhai Dooj in 2014?

3 Sisters Bhai Dooj

India, the land of vibrant festivities celebrate the unconditional love between a brother and a sister with utmost grandeur and pomp. Bhai Dooj is observed on the ‘Dwitiya Tithi’ after New Moon on which Diwali is observed. ‘Bhai Dooj’ is also called ‘Yama Dwitiya’ as it is believed that ‘Yamaraj’, the Lord of Death visits his sister ‘Yamuna’ on this day. People of Hindu religion believe that a brother will be protected from all the miseries if he receives a ‘Tika’ from his sister on this auspicious day. There is also a popular mythological story about the significance of this propitious occasion. Lord Shri Krishna was welcomed by his sister, Subhadra on this day as he returned home after killing demon ‘Narakasur’.

The day also holds special significance in ‘Jainism’. After ‘Mahavir’, the founder of Jainism attained ‘Nirvana’, his distressed brother ‘Nandivardhan’ was comforted by their sister, ‘Sudarshana’. Sisters observe the sacred festival by putting vermillion or ‘Chandan’ (Sandalwood Paste) ‘tilak’ on the forehead of their brothers. The sisters also perform ‘Aarti’ of their brothers by showing the holy flame symbolising protection from all the evils. Bhai Dooj is celebrated on the second lunar day of Shukla Paksha (bright fortnight) in the Vikram Samvat Hindu calendar month of Kartika. Bengalis observe this day as ‘Bhai Phota’ with the sisters praying to the Almighty for the wellbeing of their brothers.

Delightful Gift Ideas for Bhai Dooj - The brothers are treated on delectable sweets and other delicacies on this propitious day. They receive adorable presentations like apparels, gadgets and lots more from the loving sisters. The sisters are also revered with delightful gifts in return. With the changing socio-economic scenario, it is not possible for many sisters and brothers to get together on this special day. Our Gifting Portal GiftstoIndia24x7.com is here to nullify the miles of distance between brothers and sisters. Send expressive gifts to your brothers/sisters residing in India to convey your adulation to them.


Indian festivities are incomplete without everyone getting decked up in colourful apparels. Vibrant ethnic outfits add more cheer to any joyous celebration. We have assembled a huge collection of men’s apparel which you can send to your dear brother to make him feel special. If you are looking for a traditional attire for your dear sister, procure an exquisite ethnic dress from our line of clothes and make her the trendsetter among her peers.

Electronic Gadgets

Everyone is fascinated about gadgets with advanced features now-a-days. Make this Bhai-Dooj special for your loving brother or sister with a sleek electronic gadget. This unique gift will surely delight your gadget freak brother/sister.


A classy watch teamed up with an elegant apparel works wonder for one’s persona. Gift your loving sister a sleek wristwatch from her favourite accessory brand to accomplish her beauty. From trendy timepieces to classy ones, you can find on our portal plethora of options to pick from. You can go through our collection of Men’s Watches to choose a gift for your brother on the propitious occasion of ‘Bhai-Dooj’.

Personalized Gifts

Personalized gifts speak a volume about the care and adoration for loved ones. These adorable presentations come with a customised message and/or photographs of your special moments. Wish your darling brother or sister in India a very happy ‘Bhai-Dooj’ with a personalised presentation manifesting your feelings. From photo frames to mugs and photo plates, you have a wide variety of options to choose from.

Gift Hamper

Gift Hampers always come with an assemblage of delightful goodies. They bring a gamut of good wishes for the benefactor/benefactress. Choose from our exclusive collection of gift hampers to India to shower your love on your adorable brother or sister. These assortments come along with exciting gift vouchers, sweets, salted snacks, sweets, dry fruits, chocolates and lots more.

No other country in the world celebrates the profound love and affection between a brother and a sister with as much vigour as India. Be a part of this auspicious observance with delightful presentations for your loving siblings and cousins.

Bhai Dooj Calendar 2014

Sibashree Published: Sep 09, 2014 | Last Updated: May 23, 2020
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