Saturday August 24, 2019

Raksha Bandhan


Festival plate of food in celebration

The next upcoming Raksha Bandhan is on Wednesday August 14th, 2019.

Celebration\ Observance

Sisters will tie a sacred thread (rakhi) on the wrist of her brother symbolizing her prayer and love for his well-being. It also symbolizes the brother's vow to protect his sister.

History

The date of the festival is on the full moon (Purnima) of Shravana. The Jains and secular groups celebrate this festival as well.


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