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Cherish the Cheerful Elements of Raksha Bandhan

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Raksha Bandhan is the most pious festival celebrated across India. The celebration of Raksha Bandhan dates back to the ancient age and many mythological stories are linked to it. The festival is celebrated on the full moon day of Sharavan month every year. Additionally, Raksha Bandhan was popularized by Rabindranath Tagore, for establishing harmony in social life.

Raksha Bandhan celebrates the relationship between brother and sister. It’s a festive celebration based on the love between siblings. Raksha Bandhan embarks on the feeling of togetherness and protection of siblings.

The word Raksha Bandhan has a combination of two words wherein Raksha refers to rakhi (Rakhi is a sacred thread embellished with motifs) and Bandhan means the relationship.

The grand celebration of rakhi is overwhelming. Thus, let’s know about the cheerful elements of Raksha Bandhan

  1. Auspicious Ritual of Rakhi

Sister auspiciously ties rakhi to her brother by following the ceremonial ritual. Sisters tie rakhi to their cousins as well. With the decorated Pooja Thal, containing diya a sister applies red tilak on their brother’s forehead. Thereafter, the sister ties a rakhi around her brother’s wrist and offers sweets to him.

2. Significance of Rakhi

Rakhi is a beautifully ornated protection band. Rakhi symbolizes love, well-being, prosperity, and happiness. When sisters tie rakhi to their brothers, their brothers promise to protect them from evil, and adversity,

Besides, before the arrival of Raksha Bandhan, markets get jeweled with intricately designed rakhis and lumba.

3. What are you gifting your sister this Raksha Bandhan?

Gifts are the main attraction of this festival. As sisters wishfully demand shagun from their brothers for tying the rakhi. Thus, a brother has to gift her sister.

When a younger brother saves his pocket money just to gift you a wonderful gift on Raksha Bandhan is heart melting. And all your fights since the ages get over at the very moment.

4. The Trending Online Rakhi Shopping

Due to the world becoming smaller if a sister can’t reach her brother on Raksha Bandhan. She sends rakhi to his brother through courier or online shipping platforms.

5. The festival for Sweet lovers

Confectionary shops around the cities are crowded for having sweet delicacies. From gulab jamuns to Cadbury celebrations, families enjoy the savory delight together.

Thereby, make your Raksha Bandhan moments unforgettable with sweeter memories.

  1. Raksha Bandhan is not restricted to Brothers

The celebration of rakhi is not confined to blood relations. Instead, one can tie rakhi to a friend, sister, or any other individual whom one finds to be the protector or well-wisher.

Raksha Bandhan is a celebration of siblinghood.

Rakhi reflects the emotional bond between brother and sister. Brothers and sisters are friends, companions, and supporters, for life. There’s no wonder that after parents, we feel truly blessed to have lovely siblings in our lives. A sibling bond is one of the closed relationships that we have in our lives.

And Indeed, Raksha Bandhan brings families together. Moreover, the coming together of relatives to enjoy the cheerful elements of Raksha Bandhan festival is a grand event.

 

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