7 Unknown and Interesting Facts about Raksha Bandhan 18

Raksha Bandhan is a unique way to celebrate love. According to the Indian Festival, it is immensely a special day to share pure feelings that brother and sister shares to cherish the bond between them. It is also a symbol of responsibility which brothers have towards their sisters to protect them for their whole life. | 7 Unknown and Interesting Facts about Raksha Bandhan 18 |

Raksha Bandhan 18

Raksha Bandhan 18

7 Unknown and Interesting Facts about Raksha Bandhan 18

Raksha Bandhan 18

Raksha Bandhan 18

  • Raksha Bandhan is also known as Raksha Purnima, Rakhi, and Rakhri.
  • Raksha Bandhan is not only limited to Hindus. It is celebrated by Buddhists, Muslims, Christians, and Sikhs.
  • It is celebrated on the full moon day of Shravan Purnima in around the month of August.
Raksha Bandhan 18

Raksha Bandhan 18

  • According to Hindu mythology, Indrani, the wife of Lord Indra tied a thread around his wrist when he was going to fight with the demons. Further, the significance of the relationship changed and the thread was tied by sister to her brother’s wrist.

Raksha Bandhan 18

Raksha Bandhan 18

 

  • It is also marked as the festival of exchanging gifts where brothers often reward their sisters with Shagun as money.
Raksha Bandhan 18

Raksha Bandhan 18

  • Rakhi festival is celebrated in Nepal, Mauritius, USA, Sri Lanka and UAE due to its nature of representing a universal bond between sisters and brothers.
  • Not many people know the whole story behind this fact. But Draupadi once tied Rakhi to Lord Krishna.
Raksha Bandhan 18

Raksha Bandhan 2018

 

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