Raksha Bandhan 2019 :History importance of Raksha Bandhan,Images,quotes

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Raksha Bandhan, also known as Rakshabandhan or simply Rakhi is an Indian and Nepalese festival centered around the tying of a thread, bracelet or talisman on the wrist as a form of bond and ritual protection.

 

The festive Hindu and Jain ritual are one principally between brothers and sisters, observed both before and after she gets married thereby marking her continued relationship with her natal home and brothers.

 

Raksha Bandhan is observed on the last day of the Hindu lunar calendar month of Shraavana, which typically falls in August. On this day, sisters of all ages tie a cotton bracelet or amulet, called the rakhi around the wrists of their brothers. 

 

Which affirming the bond and support of her brothers, receiving a gift from them in return, and traditionally investing the brothers with a share of the responsibility of their potential care.

Significance:

A day to celebrate the sacred relation of a brother and sister, Raksha Bandhan holds immense importance in Hinduism and has been in practice for centuries.

 

Dating back to the ancient times, where the rishis (saints) tied rakhis to the people who came to seek their blessings. The sages too tied the sacred thread to safeguard themselves from evil.

 

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Historically, the queen of Chittor, Rani Karnavati is believed to have sent a rakhi to Mughal emperor Humayun requesting him to come to her kingdom’s aid when Bahadur Shah of Gujarat invaded her kingdom.

 

The tying of Rakhi is also done by members of various communities in order to maintain a peaceful harmony in society. Even Rabindranath Tagore promoted the festival as a way to protect society and all the people.

 

He introduced Rakhi Utsav through which he brought Hindus and Muslims together in protest of the British government’s decision to partition Bengal in 1905.

In popular culture, the ritual of tying the rakhi often brings the family together.

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It’s lovely …that we got to grow up together…like two peas in a pod… Happy Rakshabandhan to my sweet as sugar brother.

Dear Bhaiya, you are being badly missed. Love you to the moon and back 
Happy Rakhi.
I may not be there to tie rakhi on your wrist but I know I am forever in your heart, Bhaiya. Sending you lots of love and blessings. 
Happy Rakshabandhan!!
You are all for one and one for all. You are a companion, a friend and also a savior. Love you, dear brother. 
Happy Rakshabandhan
There is something special about being a sister to brothers and seeing them soar in all aspects of life … 
Happy Rakshabandhan
On this Rakhi, let’s bring back the lively spirit of childhood, play pranks with each other and become that wacky sibling we were always. Happy Raksha Bandhan.
Rakhi is a combination of five meaningful words.
R: rock strong relationship
A: acceptance all along
K: kindness to the core
H: heartwarming presence
I: an idealistic relationship,
Happy Raksha Bandhan
No matter the distances between us, my Rakhi will always reach on time, to be tied on the wrist of my loving brother with the heartwarming wishes of joy and happiness to illuminate your life.

 

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