Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi is one of the most important festival in India and Nepal. The meaning of Raksha Bandhan in Sanskrit means knot of Protection. Rakhi falls in the month of August on full moon day. Rakhi is the festival of Brothers and Sisters. On Raksha Bandhan sister ties a Rakhi on the wrist of his brother for their wellbeing and prosperity. And on the other Brother promise to protect Sister from all ills and evils.
Why Do We Celebrate Raksha Bandhan
The main objective to celebrate the Festival of Raksha Bandhan is to stronger the ties of love and care between Siblings.
Raksha Bandhan Date and Raksha Bandhan Muhurat
In 2017 Raksha Bandhan will be celebrated on Monday 7 August and Muhurat for Raksha Bandhan is from 06:00 AM to 02:56 PM.
Before the Day of Raksha Bandhan sisters shop for Rakhi and sweets and all the other needed things. On the festival day, Sisters and Brothers get together along with all the other family members and relatives. And then Sister ties a Rakhi on the Wrist of his brother. After the Rakhi has been tied sister pray for the happiness, prosperity, and well-being of his brother. And Brother gives gifts to his sister such as Clothes, money, etc.