The last and final day of the Diwali festival is Bhai Dooj that is just another celebration of siblinghood and celebrated for the chaste bond of love shared between brothers and sisters like Raksha Bandhan. Bhaiya Dooj is a most prominent and legendary festivals in India. When sisters make a pray to God for their dearest brothers to get a long living and prosperous life. Sisters perform puja and tika ceremony as well as get return gifts from brothers. It is also called in India at various places as Bhau Beej (in the Goa, Maharashtra and Karnataka), Bhai Tika (in Nepal), Bhathru Dwithiya, Bhau-Deej, Bhai Phota (in Bengal), and Ningol Chakuba (in Manipur).
In different parts of India it is celebrated with different names and rituals, In Bihar and Jharkhand it is celebrated in very different style like on this day sisters heap the choicest of curses on their brothers and then prick their tongue as a punishments and ask for the forgiveness to their brothers then brothers blesses his sister. She ties a raksha sutra that she makes by herself with a cotton and turmeric paste and for keeping her brother safe from any miseries and problems in life.
In west Bengal it is known as Bhai Phota and on this day sister keeps fast in morning until the traditional ceremonies are completed. They prepare the Tilak Thali for her brother with Roli, Chandan, ghee and kohl (kajal) and smears on his brother’s forehead to protect him from every problems of life. Similarly in different states it is celebrated with different rituals and customs.
Another story is related with Lord Krishna who had returned to his sister, Subhadra after killing Narakasura where she welcomed her with Aarti, Tilak, sweets and flowers.
Just like the other festive days of Diwali celebration Bhai Dooj also witness great gifts exchange. Siblings exchange gifts with each other as the significance of love and affection. No matter whether you live near or far from your beloved siblings you can make them feel special and happy on this occasion by sending Bhai Dooj gifts to India online or even abroad. you can even buy Diwali gifts online for your loved ones as Diwali is a high time for shopping you need to buy Diwali essentials, decorations and much more so you can prefer Diwali shopping online where you get huge varieties of gifts at best affordable and genuine rates with all the special facilities to send Diwali gifts to India online or abroad like free delivery charges, next day or same day gifts delivery to the length and breadth of the country.