Sisters and brothers: Everlasting bonds- Bhai Tika (Deewali Celebration)
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Sisters and brothers: Everlasting bonds- Bhai Tika (Deewali Celebration)

Kathmandu : Nepal | Nov 05, 2010 at 8:38 PM PDT
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Bhai Tika today; 11:53 am auspicious time

Today is last day of Diwali celebrations in Nepal called Bhai Tika. This day of celebration is also known as bhai tihar, a day of brother and sister. On this day sisters pray for her brother’s long life and prosperity to Yamraja, God who takes our soul after dead. National astrologers give the exact time to put tika throught the national radio mainly; radio Nepal, a day before tika starts.

On the day of Bhai Tika, sisters put seven different color of tika on the forehead of their brother wishing them successful life ahead. During the tika, they will also break peanut praying no obstacles to comes in her brother’s way, if came, May it break like this peanut. This is actually a day in which brothers and sisters make everlasting bonds.

People of Nepal believe that Bhai Tika, the tilak drawn by the sister on her brother’s forehead protects his life from the clutches of Yamaraj, God of death. In Indian states, Bhai Tika is observed with many other names.

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Nepali girls giving Tika on the forehead of her brother on the occassion of Tihar.
Surya Gaire is based in Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Nepal, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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