Raksha Bandhan is a festival of love and bonding between brother and sister. According to the Hindu calendar, Raksha Bandhan is celebrated every year at the end of the Shravan month. Which falls at the end of the August month. Raksha Bandhan day is also known as Rakhi. It is a Hindu festival. People of other religions also celebrate Rakhi. Raksha Bandhan day is a fun day for kids. All siblings eat sweets, wear new clothes to tie rakhi. Brother gifts to the sister.Sister wishes long life for a brother.Kids enjoys this day throughly.
Why Raksha Bandhan is celebrated ?
The festival of Raksha Bandhan itself states to protect each other.
Raksha word derived from the Sanskrit word which means to safeguard one another.
During the Raksha bandhan festival, the brother takes an oath to protect his sister.
Stories beyond Raksha Bandhan celebration(Raksha bandhan for sister)
- Shri Krishna also promised to protect Draupadi. During the Mahabharata period riparian draupadi Krishna also protected her from kaurava.
- The queen of Chittor had written a letter to Emperor Humayun seeking her and husband’s kingdom protection.Himayun helped the queen.
- During Swadeshi Movement in year 1905, Ravindra Nath Tagore has initiated Rakhi celebration .
Can I tie Rakhi to my Husband?
Raksha Bandhan is a festival of strong bonding between siblings. This festival strengthens the relationship between siblings. Husband and wife can tie Rakhi to each other. Some husband and wife who think similarly can tie rakhi to each other.
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Do Muslims celebrate Rakhi ?
Raksha bandhan festival is a secular festival . Hindu brother and sister celebrates Rakhi. Sister tie Rakhi to her brother to celebrate the festival and brother gift sister. Many Muslims also celebrate Rakhi festival depending upon their wish.