Short Essay on 'Raksha Bandhan' or 'Rakhi' (100 Words)

Thursday, May 9, 2013

'Raksha Bandhan' is a famous festival of Hindus. It is also called the festival of 'Rakhi'. It falls on Purnima or full moon day in the month of Shravan according to Hindu Calendar. It is celebrated across all over India.

'Raksha' means protection and 'Bandhan' means bound. Thus 'Raksha Bandhan' means the 'Bond of Protection'. On this day, Sisters tie a special band on their brothers' wrist as a mark of affection. This thread is called the 'Rakhi'. The brothers in return takes a lifelong vow to protect their sisters. On the day of Raksha Bandhan, brothers and sisters reaffirm their pious bonds of affection. 

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Pragnesh Patel July 15, 2013 at 4:22 PM  

A small description about the Rakhsha Bandhan is really amazing one. Once upon a time, My sister has send me the Rakhi from India and I am living in the California. She has buy Rakhi Online from India.

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Ruchi Maurya,  December 20, 2013 at 12:00 AM  

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