Rakhi Festival, E Rakhi
August 24, 2010 by staff
Rakhi, commonly called “Raksha Bandhan” is one of the most popular festivals of India. Rakhi festival is a celebration of pure and sacred union between brothers and sisters. ‘Raksha Bandhan’ or ‘Rakhi’ is a very special day for brothers and sisters, when the sister is celebrating its bonding by tying a sacred thread around the wrist of her brother. This thread, which symbolizes love and care, is called the ‘Rakhi’. “Rakhi” link protection. The Raksha Bandhan festival also connotes a wider meaning that the strong should protect the weak from all the evils and dangers.
Rakhi festival is celebrated on full moon day of Hindu month of Shravan. On this auspicious day sisters tie the sacred Rakhi on the wrists of their brothers right and pray for his long life. While Raksha Bandhan has the same meaning and significance, but it is celebrated in different forms in different parts of India. On the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, different types of Rakhis are available in the market. Rakhis Some are made of silk, gold and silver thread and studded with semi precious stones, while others are simple and sober, with only a piece of rope.
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