Raksha Bandhan 2023-Importance of Rakhi In Hinduism

Raksha Bandhan is a famous and traditional Hindu ceremony or rite that is at the heart of a holiday in South Asia with the same name. It is also celebrated in parts of the world where Hindu culture is very important. Sisters of various ages tie rakhis around their brothers’ wrists on this day. They symbolically guard them, get a present, and customarily share their prospective care with the brothers.

Raksha Bandhan and Birthday of Lord Baladev 2023

Raksha Bandhan (or Raksha Bandhana) is a Hindu holiday that celebrates the bond between brothers and sisters and families. It happens on the full moon of the Hindu month of Shravana (Shravan Poornima), which is between July and August. Brother and Sister Day is another name for this day.

  • 2022– 11th August (Thursday)
  • 2023-30th August (Wednesday)
  • 2024-19th August (Monday)
  • Rakhi event, also known as Raksha Bandhan, is a major Hindu sister-brother event. Raksha Bandhan 2023 falls on August 30 in most Indian calendars. On this day, the sister wraps “Rakhi” on her brother, who promises to protect her. Rakhi Festival, commonly known as Raksha Bandhan, occurs on the Shravan Purnima full moon.
  • Raksha Bandhan was traditionally celebrated in North India. All of India practices the rite now. The simple Rakhi strands signify brother-sister love.
  • There are religious and societal reasons to celebrate Raksha Bandhan.
  • Traditional Raksha Bandhan
  • On Raksha Bandhan, sister does a puja thali using diya, uncooked rice, roli, and rakhi.
  • She worships Ganesha, then family deities. Shen then binds rakhi on her brother’s right hand and prays for him.
  • The brother swears to safeguard her sister and gives her a sweet.
  • Siblings share and devour sweets.
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Celebration of rakshya bandhan 2023

Why Raksha Bandhan is Celebrated

  • Raksha Bandhan is an event that shows how brothers and sisters should take care of each other. The event is meant to honor any kind of brother-sister bond between men and women, even if they aren’t linked by blood.
  • Lord Krishna honored his vow to safeguard Draupadi from the Kauravas’ disgrace and humiliation at her chirharan. On this day, sisters apply tilak on their brothers’ foreheads, tie Rakhis around their wrists, consume sweets, and exchange presents.
  • Raksha symbolizes protection and Bandhan signifies ‘loving connection’.

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