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October 29, 2008 / Naveen Sanagala

Yama Dvitiya – A Day Dedicated To Brothers and Sisters

Yama Dvitiya or Yam Dwitiya is the last day of five-day Diwali celebrations. Yam Dwitiya is also called as Bhai Dhooj or Bhai Bij or Bhai Beej.

In South India, it is called as Yama Dwitiya. Legend of Yama Dwitiya is associated with the God of death – Yama Dharma Raj. He visit his sister Yami’s home on this day.

In North India, it is widely celebrated as Bhai Dhooj.


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  1. akhilesh / Oct 31 2008 2:02 pm

    good collection on ‘bhai duj’. By inspiring with this website, i added a ‘image on bhai duj’ in gallary. For this
    pl. visit

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