Five Days Festival

Bhai Dooj -  Brother and Sister festival

Bhai Dooj festival is celebrated on 5th and last day of Diwali.  Buj.   Bhai means brother and Dooj means second day after new moon.   Bhai dooj is celebrated 2nd day after Diwali. Bhai Dooj is similar to Rakhi festival.   Similar to Rakhi or Rakshabandhan - this is brother and sister festival.  On Rakhi sister tie rakhi thread on brother hand.  On bhai Dooj, sister put Tilak (red vermilion) and wishes for long life of her brother. Brother gift gifts to sister and pledges to protect her sister.

bhai dooj is celebrated as Lord Krishna killed Narkasur on day of Diwali. Then he returned back. His sister welcomeed him by putting Tilak. Since then there is tradition of p celebrating this festival in whic sister put Tilak on Brother forehead