Raksha bandhan is an Indian festival that celebrates the love between sister and brother. It is also celebrated between any female and any male, regardless of age, to mark their sacred sister-brother like protective and respectful relationship. On that day, the woman does an aarti - a ritual signifying respect and love, then ties a thread on his wrist, followed by feeding each other with sweets.
Raksha bandhan is a historic festival, prevalent among Hindus, Jains and Sikhs.
Rakhi is a thread that a lady ties to a man (sister to a brother). They come in many colors, but safron, red and orange are most common. Sometimes there are colorful decorative pieces above the thread.
The word “Raksha Bandhan” suggests “a bond of protection”. On this auspicious day, brothers make a promise to their sisters to protect them from all harms and troubles and the sisters pray to God to protect their brother from all evil. The festival falls on the Shravan Purnima which comes generally in the month of August. Sisters tie the silk thread called Rakhi on their brother's wrist and pray for their well being and brothers promise to take care of their sisters.This festival enhances the bonding between the mankind by
· Connecting them
This thread is not just a thread it binds two persons in a relationship of a Brother n Sister.
It won’t be wrong to say the fashionable friendship band in
vogue today is an extension of the Rakhi custom. A girl sends a guy the Rakhi
and turns the relationship into a sisterly one. This is in one way a message - You are my Friend, my Brother, My