ABOUT RAKSHA BANDHAN FESTIVAL

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Rakshabandhan creates very strong a bond between a brother and a sister. India is the most colourful country in the world that acquired its position with different fairs and festivals. These festivals give joy and enthusiasm. Raksha Bandhan is also known as Rakhi. Rakhi festival is important because it is a day that strengthens the bond and love between brother and sister. Raksha Bandhan is celebrated on the full moon which comes in the month of Shraavana.

Historic event related to Rakhi.

There are lots of other 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 and love towards sister was seen in the Mahabharata also. Lord Krishna’s finger was bleeding while cutting sugarcane and was bleeding profusely. Draupadi tore a part of her sari and tied it around his finger. It is believed that because of the incident Krishna promise to save her for lifelong. Later in Mahabharat Krishna saved her form cheerharan by kaurava. if we look towards the detailed meaning of Rakshabandhan than we will get to know the real elucidation. ‘Raksha’ means protection while ‘Bandhan’ means bond. Raksha Bandhan, therefore, signifies the bond and love between brother and sister. The Raksha Bandhan festival is also called as Rakhi Poornima, Nariyal Poornima and Kajari Purnima in different parts of India. All the names have their own and different celebration style. Hindu division suggests some best time to tie Rakhi which is Aparahna which is late afternoon.

Like all festivals, Raksha Bandhan to involves some rituals like brother and sister needs to take bath. Females (sister) tie a Rakhi on the right wrist of his brother. Sister serves sweets on a plate to his brother. Traditional Aarti is also a part of Rakhi ritual where sisters put a “Tilak” on the brothers’ foreheads. After this formal procedure, sisters tie the Rakhi is on their brothers’ wrists and serve them sweets and pray for the well being, Success and achievement. In return, the brothers use to give the promise to protect her sister and offer some cash or valuable gifts to their sisters. In olden days people used to make the Rakhis from their own with silk threads and beads with different colours and designs. Today, Rakhis of numerous shades Top end designs are available within the marketplace. Silver, Gold and platinum Rakhis are also available in the market.

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 him to India or worldwide. Celebrate Raksha Bandhan even your brother is not staying with you. Distance does not matter for us. Send your Rakhi with gifts, chocolate, pooja thali etc and give a wonderful and mesmerizing surprise to him on this special day.

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