26 Aug 2018

Happy Raksha-Bandhan to All

Rakhi is basically a sacred thread of protection embellished with the love and affection of a sister for her brother. This day is also known as Raksha Bandhan and celebrated on the full moon day of the Hindu month of Shravana in India. This frail of a thread of Rakhi is considered as stronger than iron chains as it binds the most beautiful relationship in an inseparable bond of love and trust.

On the day of Rakhi, sisters prepare the pooja thali with Diya, roli, chawal, rakhi thread and sweets. Sisters tie Rakhi on the wrist of their brothers amid chanting of mantras, put roli and rice on his forehead and pray for his well-being. She bestows him with gifts and blessings. In turn, brothers also wish her a good life and pledge to take care of her. He gives her a return gift. The gift symbolizes the physical acceptance of her love, a reminder of their togetherness and his pledge...

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