Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan is a very auspicious festival of India, which signifies the bond of a brother and sister. It is one of their most important festivals of Hindus. In addition, sisters eagerly wait for it because when a sister ties a band on brother wrist, in return she receives money and gifts. Moreover, it does not matter if you are a kid or an adult, Brothers and sisters of all ages celebrate this amazing festival. Furthermore, it makes the bond strong between them. ‘Raksha’ means ‘’the protection’’ and ‘Bandhan’ means ‘’bond’’. Thus, this explanation is the meaning of this festival. It is celebrated following the Hindu calendar which comes in august most of the time. This festival comes in the month of Sawan.



As we all understand, siblings and relatives carry a special place in our hearts. But, the bond of a brother and sister is very unique and special. They do care for each other in any situation. The love they share is beyond comparison. No matter how much they fight with one another, but they always stand behind them for any support. In India it is a brother duty to protect his sister from any problem.

The bond between both grows stronger when they celebrate this festival every year. It is no mandatory that the relation must be in blood relation. You can any girl to become your sister and follow the culture as others following. Usually, the elder brothers are very protective of their sisters and take mush responsibility of younger siblings. Similarly, elder sisters care a lot for their younger brothers and sisters. The younger ones look up to their elder siblings when they are in need of anything. This festival is all about celebrating this bond and its values. It serves as a symbol of their love and togetherness. This day is recognized to have a good time and focus on this beautiful bond between brothers and sisters.


On the occasion of this beautiful day sisters and brothers have to bathe early morning. Later, Sister brings and tie the band made off some colourful round shaped rings (famous as Rakhi) and offer some traditional sweets to brother. But before proceeding she keeps a red colour point on the forehead of his brother, which means blessing of God and intent to wish good health and long life. In return, brothers, bless their sisters and promise to protect them and taking care of them forever. Later all brothers also gave money and gifts to sisters. It can be in the form of money, dresses chocolates, gifts, money, dresses and more.

This day, we see the markets are full of people with colourful band, sweets and gifts. On this day usually new movies launch in cinema, because of that many brothers bring their sisters to show them new movie. As it is a day for sisters, so they go in the market to buy fashionable and trendiest rakhis (band). In conclusion, it is one of the most enjoyable festivals of India, which allow the brother and sister to strengthen their bond. Nowadays, even sisters have no brother then they tie the band to others that’s why boy are very careful 🙂 because they scared to have unwanted sisters. Just joking

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Raksha Bandhan

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