Bhai Dooj

Yamaraj, the God of death, went to visit his sister’s house ( Yami ) after a long period of separation. Yami, his sister was very happy to see him and welcomed him. She put an auspicious mark on his forehead for his welfare. Yama was happy and he said that every year, on the Bhai Dooj day, if a sister puts a tilak on her brother’s forehead, then no one can harm her brother.

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