The main day of Tihar festival, bhaitika, is being celebrated with sisters offering ‘tika’ to their brothers tomorrow.
On the day, sisters offer tika and garlands of makhamali and sayapatri flowers to their brothers wishing them happiness, long life and prosperity. They also offer them sweets, species, walnuts and selroti, a special kind of bread cooked in oil.The auspicious hour for offering ‘tika’ on the main day of Tihar Festival, Bhai Tika, is 11:02 am. However, it can be held throughout the day, said Chairperson of the Nepal Calendar Determination Committee, Shree Krishna Adhikari.
Source: National News Agency Nepal