It is Raksha Bandhan, commonly known as the Rakhi festival. Raksha Bandhan will be celebrated this year on the 22nd of August. It's high time for everyone staying abroad to send Rakhi to India, the United States of America, Canada, and the United Kingdom and show your respect towards your brother.
Raksha Bandhan is a special festival in the Hindu Religion that celebrates brother and sister bond by tying a holy thread around brothers' wrist. This thread is known as 'Rakhi.' The sister conducts aarti before her brother and put a tilak of roli and rice on his forehead so that God blesses him. It is believed that the thread tied by the sister has the power of protecting the brothers.
Raksha Bandhan festival is always celebrated on the full moon of the Hindu month Shraavana. According to the English calendar, it usually falls in August. Check the following calendar of dates of Raksha Bandhan in the coming few years:
When is Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) 2021
(Raksha Bandhan in 2021) is on Sunday, August 22, 2021
(Raksha Bandhan in 2020) It was on Monday, August 3, 2020.
(Raksha Bandhan in 2019) It was on Thursday, August 15, 2019.
(Raksha Bandhan in 2018) It was on Saturday, August 26, 2018.
(Raksha Bandhan in 2017) It was on Monday, August 7, 2017.
(Raksha Bandhan in 2016) It was on Thursday, August 18, 2016.
(Raksha Bandhan in 2015) It was on Saturday, August 29, 2015.
(Raksha Bandhan in 2014) It was on Sunday, August 10, 2014.
(Raksha Bandhan in 2013) It was on Wednesday, August 21, 2013
(Raksha Bandhan in 2012) It was on Thursday, August 2, 2012.
(Raksha Bandhan in 2011) It was on Saturday, August 13, 2011.
Raksha Bandhan festival is very significant in the Hindu society, which values the relationships to a great extent. This festival, apart from strengthening the relationship between brothers and sisters, it also strengthens the relationship of the society in general. It affirms loyalty and faith of people not only amongst themselves but also for the society. Celebrating Raksha Bandhan creates a feeling of unity and belongingness in the minds of the people.
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