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Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan, literally meaning bond of protection, is one of the important festivals of India celebrated by Hindus all over the world. The festival celebrating the relationship between brother and sister is of greater significance in Hindu religion. The annual festival of Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi is celebrated on full moon in the month of August every year.

Evoking a great sense of emotions, the sacred relationship between a brother and sister in India does need a celebration to cherish. And Raksha Bandhan, being the thread of love between a brother and sister fulfills the very need. The history of celebration of Raksha Bandhan dates back to Vedic times. Likewise, several description can be seen in history about Rajput and Maratha queens sending Rakhi to Mughal kings to save her from critical conditions.

The significance of Raksha Bandhan in the country is no less than that of Dussehra and Diwali. A sister tying the sacred thread on brother’s wrist along with prays to god for his long life and well-being. Instead, brother offers her gifts and promises to protect her in all critical circumstances. Though the festival doesn’t include any razz-ma-tazz activities, yet the emotional significance of the festival can’t be surpassed by any other festivals.

Must See & Do !
Select the prettiest Rakhi for your brother: For girls, selecting the best Rakhi from numerous of Rakhis at the selling stalls is no less than a challenge. But what matters more is the moment when one gets the thread tied to his wrist.

Present the best gift to your sister: Once the brother has got the Rakhi tied around his wrist, the warmest way to show his love towards his sister is to present a gift to her.

Share some sweet puddings: Not to miss by brothers is to demand your sisters your favourite food. And the best you can do is to relish the feast with her.

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