When is Raksha Bandhan 2016? Celebrate with Your Brother and Sister








raksha bandhan 2016 - Celebrate with sister and brother
Raksha Bandhan 2016
Raksha Bandhan 2016 - Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan is a festival most recognized and celebrated amongst the Hindus for its symbolic significance. Rakhi is a sacred thread that binds the love of a sister for her brother in a unique indelible bond of affection for a lifetime. Rakhi is representative of the instinctive ties of brother-sister relationship. It reinforces the sublimity of this relationship in a very endearing manner, much like the eternal nature of this bond itself. In fact, the strong conviction about the power of rakhi to bestow longer life for the brother and protection for the sister is boosted with every advancing year.








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A typical ceremony to honour the day of Raksha Bandhan involves some rituals like aarti for the brother imbued with prayers of long life before tying the rakhi on the brother/s' wrist. The brother is treated to sweets and traditional home delicacies. The brother shows his appreciation with a lovingly bought gift. Sometimes a lot of effort goes into carefully choosing rakhi gifts as this day is most awaited for its fun element, apart from its social and sentimental reasons. Those living apart send rakhis or e-rakhis for their brother/s. The brother(s) are seen wearing the Rakhi for the entire day to honour their sister's sentiments.

When is Raksha Bandhan 2016? Celebrate with Your Brother and Sister
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Rakhi Celebrations
Get-togethers are common as part of Raksha Bandhan celebration as close-knit families and extended families come together to uphold the values of Indian culture. A variety of food is prepared and served at home. The day is spent with lots of endearing and fun-filled moments shared between family members. Special rakhi specific events and activities as well as fairs and knick-knack bazaars are organized to observe the day. Markets and shops adorn a festive look while gifts shops and sweets and confectionery shops display a variety of sweet delicacies to celebrate the occasion. Each year gift ideas become more interesting while rakhis adorn very contemporary look embossed with delicate ribbon flowers, leaves and cartoon character for kids.








When is Raksha Bandhan 2016? Celebrate with Your Brother and Sister


Raksha Bandhan in India
To honour the basic principles behind Raksha Bandhan, 'Rakhi Mahotsavas' are held in Bengal and was started by Tagore to instill a sense of harmony in the society. Prayers are offered to Lord Krishna and Radha. A fair is held every year at Devidhura in Uttaranchal on Raksha Bandhan day.


When is Raksha Bandhan 2016? Celebrate with Your Brother and Sister

When is Raksha Bandhan 2016? Celebrate with Your Brother and Sister


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