Bhai Dooj 2020, Monday, 16 November, 2020
Bhai Dooj is a festival celebrating the bond between a brother and a sister. The festival generally celebrated two days after Diwali. On that day, women pray for the long life of their brothers and they invite them into their houses, put on the customary tika on their foreheads and serve sweets. In return, brothers present them with gifts to show their affection.
The festival is known by different names across India. In Gujarati, Konkani and Marathi-speaking communities, it is known as Bhau Beej, while Bengalis call it Bhai Phota. In Nepal, it is known as Bhai Teeka.
India being a country of rich tradition, it has it’s own different cultures. People belonging to these divergent cultures believing in distinct religion gather to celebrate their rich harmony. These colourful celebrations profess India’s heritage and tradition.
Natural allure is another attractive element which makes India an incredible place to visit. Mountains wrapped in green, white springs emerging from it and the cold and mind soothing gentle breeze floating in the air are a very few must experience sights in India. Varying location, the natural beauty differs. Differing seasons, India’s scenic beauty varies. Kerala wears its utmost beauty during monsoon. Whereas, Karnataka is a must watch place in winter.
Smiling, pure hearted Indians also make India a must watch sight. Their dressing style, customs and tastes are world famous. Mundu and dhothi worn by men, meters long cloth wearing as sari by women, variety in ornaments are the specialties accredited only to Indians. Mind capturing architectural beauty are India’s another must watch beauty spot. The design varieties applied in construction are known worldwide.
Spicy, oily and coconut flavored food varieties in the Indian menu like dosa and vada holds an evergreen position in Indian diet. Numerous temples with historic importance are India’s another attraction. They proclaim India’s once rich tradition. Overall, India offers a real feast for body and soul.