The festival of ‘Raksha Bandhan’ represents an everlasting bond of love between brothers and sisters. The word ‘Raksha Bandhan’ stands for ‘bond of protection’ which strengthens the love among siblings. Raksha Bandhan is celebrated by the people of Indian origin across the world with some regional variations. Let us decorate this festival with the love, care, and respect for each other.
HAPPY RAKSHA BANDHAN FROM GESTR GROUP!
Importance of Festival
This popular festival is celebrated in the month of August or Shravan, on a Shravan Purnima (full moon day of Shravan month).Raksha Bandhan is a vow from the brother to protect his sister from all the hurdles of life and sister also prays for the well-being of his brother from all the evils. The unique thread establishes the strong feeling of unity and belongingness across all barriers of this modern lifestyle. This amazing festival pulls brother and sister from near and far close to each other and pledges love and care for harmonious relationships.
Rakhi Ceremony always intensifies the affection in the family ties. On this auspicious occasion brothers and sister get together to celebrate the bond of Raksha Bandhan.The sister ties a Rakhi on the wrist of her brother with haldi tilak and lighting up Dia. This knot of love, care, and respect with sweets also add sweetness in their loving relationship.The Rakhi ceremony ends with practice to give gifts and cards to sister. However, it is celebrated with some regional variations across India.
RAKHI IN MODERN ERA
Today, Rakhi Festival had undergone the various changes. The surroundings also look vibrant with the with kiosks selling colorful Rakhis. Expensive Gifts became an integral part of this festival as gifts are the best gesture to express the love. In spite of geographical barriers, online shopping makes it merrier. People from all age love to receive the gift hamper.