When is Raksha Bandhan 2017?

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This antiquated Hindu celebration is otherwise called Rakhi Purnima. It is praised on the full moon of the Hindu month ‘Shravana’.

This festival of the Indian culture is celebrated with full enthusiasm to celebrate the relationship of security and love. This occasion can be called as a celebratory festival of the sibling’s love, let’s go into the story behind the Raksha Bandhan.

In the year 2018, the festival is to be celebrated on 7th August 2017.

Facts about Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan comments the bond amongst siblings and sisters. As the idea of adoration and obligation between kin is widespread, this celebration is prominent with many societies in India and rises above its Hindu beginning.

To check their relationship, on the morning of Raksha Bandhan, the sister and sibling will assemble with their family. Frequently before a light, the sister ties a rakhi (string) on her sibling’s wrist. This symbolizes their passionate bond and the reestablishes the promise of the sibling to ensure his sister.

Rakhis can likewise be utilized to celebrate different connections amongst companions and neighbors. It is said that giving a Rakhi is a courteous path for a young lady to put somebody from the inverse sex who is making undesirable sentimental advances into the companion zone.

Rakhis are frequently produced using silk with gold and silver strings and can be enriched with sequins, and semi valuable stones. The material used depends on the economic capacity of the individuals and it may vary from one person to another.

Significance of Raksha Bandhan

In literal terms, the word Raksha signifies ‘security’, while Bandhan signifies ‘to tie’.

In Indian history, Rakhis have been utilized to reinforce kingdoms and repair collisions. One of the most established stories related with Rakhis is when Alexander the Great was invading India sub continent in 326 BC. Having a strong and powerful King Porus at the front, it is said that Alexander’s significant other had moved toward Porus and tied a Rakhi on his hand to guarantee the security of her better half.

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