👫🏻Raksha-Bandhan - रक्षाबंधन

Upcoming Event: 22 August 2021
Raksha Bandhan is the most important festival of brotherhood in Hinduism. On this festival, the sisters tie the Raksha Sutras on the wrists of their brothers and wish their beloved brother a long and healthy life.

Raksha Bandhan is the most important festival of brotherhood in Hinduism. On this festival, the sisters tie the Raksha Sutras on the wrists of their brothers and wish their beloved brother a long and healthy life. And the brothers promise to protect their sister. The sisters tie this Raksha Sutra in the right hand of their brother, this Raksha Sutra is often called Rakhi.

As per the Hindu lunar calendar, Raksha Bandhan is observed on the last day of Shravan month, which typically falls in August. The expression Raksha Bandhan in Sanskrit literature it means the bond of protection.

Raksha Bandhan celebration in Different states:

❀ In West Bengal and Odisha, this day is also called Jhulan Purnima. Prayers and puja of Bhagwan Shri Krishna and Radha are performed in a lavish way. Sisters tie rakhi to brothers and wish long life.

❀ In Maharashtra, among the Koli community, the festival of Raksha Bandhan/Rakhi Pournima is celebrated along with Narali Pournima (coconut day festival).

❀ In the regions of North India, mostly Jammu, it is a common practice to fly kites on the nearby occasions of Janamashtami and Raksha Bandhan.

❀ Haryana, in addition to celebrating Raksha Bandhan, people observe the festival of Salono.

States celebrate same festival in different ways. Happy Raksha Bandhan!

Related Name
Rakhi, Raksha Bandhan

रक्षाबंधन हिन्दी में भी उपलब्ध

रक्षाबंधन हिंदू धर्म में भाई-बहन का सबसे महत्वपूर्ण त्यौहार है। इस त्यौहार के दिन बहनें अपने भाईयों के कलाई पर रक्षा सूत्र बांधती हैं, और अपने प्रिय भाई की लंबी उम्र की कामना करती हैं।

Related Information

Futures Dates
11 August 202230 August 202319 August 2024
Frequency
Yearly / Annual
Duration
1 Days
Begins Tithi
Shravana Shukla Purnimai
Ends Tithi
Shravana Shukla Purnimai
Months
July / August
Reason
Celebration of Bonding Between Siblings Especially Brothers and Sisters
Celebrations
Rakhi, Gifts offer to Sister
Imp Places
Home, North India
Past Dates
3 August 2020, 15 August 2019, 26 August 2018

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