Some ties are indefinable; one such bond is between a brother and a sister. India is a land of festivals. It is the most colourful country in the world that acquired its position with different fairs and festivals that are being celebrated here. Many people of different religious belief are settled in the country and this is the biggest reasons for the celebrations of many festive events in India. Amongst the various days of celebrations in India, Raksha Bandhan is a day that is recognized very well as a famous Hindu festival. Raksha Bandhan which is formally called as Rakhi festival is important because it is a day that strengthens the bond of love between brother and sister. It is celebrated on the full moon in the month of Shraavana in the lunar calendar. It is the earliest festival with many myths as well as historic legends revolving around it. There are various old stories regarding this auspicious day, the one that is mostly known is the sacred bond shared between Shri Krishna and Draupadi.


The promise of protection was seen in the Mahabharata too. It is believed that once Lord Krishna cut his finger and was bleeding profusely. Seeing this, Draupadi tore a part of her sari and tied it around his finger. This is believed to be the reason why he saved her during her cheerharan by Kaurava. literally translated,raksha means protection while bandhan means bond. Raksha Bandhan, therefore, signifies the bond of love out of which comes a sense of security and protection. The festival is also called as Rakhi Poornima, Nariyal Poornima and Kajari Purnima in different states and is celebrated differently. According to the Hindu division of the day, the best time to tie Rakhi is Aparahna which is late afternoon. If Aparahna is not available, another best time is Pradosh.

As like all festivals, this Raksha Bandhan to involves a traditional bath. Females place a Rakhi, for brother being honoured, on sweets on a plate. A traditional Aarti (with colourfully decorated plate) faithful to their brothers and put a “Tilak” on the brothers’ foreheads. After this formal procedure (ritual), the sisters tie the Rakhi is on their brothers’ wrists and give them sweets, and pray for the well being, Success and achievement of their brothers. It is traditional on the part of brothers to give a promise to protect their sister, and present some money or valuable gifts to their sisters. In olden days people used to make the Rakhis with silk threads and beads with different colours and designs. Today, Rakhis of numerous shades Top end designs are available within the marketplace. Some of them may use Silver and Gold.

On our website, we have a wide range of products like Fancy Rakhis, Divine Rakhis, Kundan Rakhis, Silver Rakhis, Sandalwood Rakhis, Zardosi Rakhis, Thread Rakhis, Bhaiya Bhabhi Rakhis and Kids Rakhis. Pick the best rakhi for your brother and send Rakhi to India and worldwide online and celebrate Raksha Bandhan even staying far away. Team your rakhi with sophisticated goodies and give a wonderful and mesmerizing surprise to him on this special and auspicious day of Raksha Bandhan.

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