With Rakhi just a few months to go, everyone must have planned for the festival to make it grand. Rakhi is such a festival, siblings keep waiting for the day to come. For this day, people go for Rakhi shopping much before the day comes. the day starts with an early bath and the custom of tying Rakhi followed by wearing new clothes. Sisters on this special day, tie the sacred thread of Rakhi on the... read more
Rakhi is one of the most popular Indian festivals celebrated all over the world with great pomp and enthusiasm. Rakhi especially is a thread which is tied on the right wrist of the brothers by their sisters. This trading of tying the sacred thread of Rakhi is an age old practice and is believed to strengthen the love bond between siblings. People take preparations much before the occasion comes.
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Posted on : June 4, 2013
Rakhi is a very special festival for the Indians. This is such a festival which has its origin from time immemorial. This significant festival celebrates the bond of love between a brother and sister. On the holy day of Rakhi Poornima the sisters tie a sacred thread called Rakhi on the hand of the brother. This thread is considered to be a protector of the brother against all evils, and ensure his... read more
Posted on : May 30, 2013
Rakhi is a festival that is celebrated to honor the sweet bond of love and affection between brothers and sisters. There are different mythological explanations behind the celebration of Rakhi. One such story relates to the story between Yama and his sister Yamuna. On the full moon day of Shravana, Yamuna, the sister of Yama tied rakhi on the hand of his brother. Even Bengalis utter the name of “Y... read more