Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu festival celebrated every year in the holy month of Sharvana on the full moon night, also called as Purnima. It is a festival that celebrates the love and care of brother and sister. On this day sister ties Rakhi on the wrist of her brother and prays for his long life and wellness. And brother vows to take care of his sister. Even though when sibling are miles apart in distance on this day they can send Raksha Bandhan quotes describing the love, warmth, and care in the relationship between brother and sister. The internet revolution has made the world smaller and we can connect with each other with just a single click.
Raksha Bandhan is celebrated with great enthusiasm and joy. On this day everyone gets ready in his or her best traditional attires. There is the rainbow of different colors all around. The wrist of brothers is all full of different colors of Rakhi. This festival celebrates the sibling bond of love and reminds them to be together always for each other. It is the unique festival which is almost thousands of years old and has many mythological stories associated with it.
The most talked about story is of Lord Krishna and Draupadi. Once when Lord Krishna was fighting a war with King Shishupal, he got hurt. On seeing he like this Draupadi tied a piece of cloth torn from the edge of her saree on Lord Krishna’s arm. And after this Lord Krishna vowed to be there for Draupadi in the hour of need. Many years later, when Pandavas, husband of Draupadi lost her in the game of dice with Kauravas. They tried to remove the saree of Draupadi, at that time Lord Krishna helped Draupadi by elongating her saree so much so that Karakas got tired of pulling it.
Raksha Bandhan festival is the most awaited festival for siblings. On this day, families come together to celebrate this festival together. Markets are also full of festival offers and there is a great rush of people shopping for their siblings. The government also has many offers for this day, especially for ladies.
Raksha Bandhan is coming on 25th August 2018 this year. Markets are full of Rakhis of different colors and designs. There are designer Rakhi too that can be customized as per your need. Raksha Bandhan is such a colorful festival and it spreads colors all around.