Different ways to celebrate Rakhi

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In India, Rakhi celebrations are about become stronger the bond of love between brothers and sisters and encourage brotherhood. This festival is not a religious, custom and tradition that can change time to time but its style of celebration has become similar to the past. Raksha Bandhan is on 26th August 2018. The Rakhi festival is celebrated in the Indian month of Shravana to admire the bond between brothers and sisters. On this day, sister ties a sacred thread called Rakhi on her brother’s wrist and brother promise to protect his sister against all the difficulties. if their brother is not living with sisters then they use to send rakhi to them.

The festival of Raksha Bandhan is celebrated in a variety of ways and forms by people. The festival is celebrated in various part of India in different ways. It is an occasion which observes the love and duty between siblings.

Rakhi celebrates every year by siblings with lots of happiness and with lots of eagerness. Both brother and sister exchange their warm wish via sweet gifts.

Celebrate Rakhi in different forms in different areas

Raksha Bandhan in North India

This Festival is celebrated prominently in the northern part of India. Before the coming of Raksha Bandhan Sisters start buying rakhi for their brother from the market that is specially decorated for this festival. And They perform prayers for the well-being of their brother and apply a tilak on the forehead of their brothers. Alongside this, a portion of sweet/dessert or dry fruits is fed to the brother and finally, the rakhi is tied around the wrist of brother and give a coconut and brothers now brother’s turn to offer special raki return gift to his sister.

Raksha Bandhan in East India

Due to the big variable in the culture of India, the celebration of a particular festival has their own fashion and trend. If we talking about the West Bengal and Odisha this festival is known as Jhulan Purnima where Lord Krishna and Radha are worshipped by People on this day and then sisters tie beautiful rakhi on the wrist of their brothers and wish for their good health.

In the Shanti Niketan “Raksha Bandhan” is quite popular which was the Institute of the Nobel Laureate founded by Rabindranath Tagore where the festival is celebrated with the love to promote universal brotherhood.

Raksha Bandhan in South India

In Maharashtra, the festival is celebrated in their culture as Naarali Poornima where worship of the sea by the people. The fisherman community throws coconuts into the sea as offerings to the sea. On this day people purchase coconut and cooked dishes and sweets in every house. Later part of the festival is celebrated after the worshipping the sea.

Raksha Bandhan in West India

In West India’s state festival Raksha Bandhan celebrate in a different culture. The state Gujarat, the festival of Pavitropana is celebrated close to the occasion of Raksha Bandhan. This festival, Women worship Lord Shiva by pouring water onto the shivlinga and request forgiveness for their past mistakes.

Raksha Bandhan in Central India

In the Central India Raksha Bandhan is celebrated as the “Kajari Purnima”. Basically this festival for Farmers and mothers. On this day farmers worship their land and the other side mothers perform special worship with their son. The celebration starts a week before the main festival.

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