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Raksha Bandhan(Rakhi): The Festival of Bond and Strength

Saga of Raksha Bandhan(Rakhi)
One of the most celebrated festival in India Raksha Bandhan also known as “Rakhi” falls in the month of August. Rakhi defines the bond between a brother and sister, which is one of the most special bond of nature. According to Mahabharata “Draupadi- wife of Pandavas” tied a piece of her cloth on the wounded hands of Lord Krishna, and in return Lord Krishna Later protected Draupadi from Kauravas by supernaturally providing her with Sari of infinite length, when the Kauravas were trying to disrobe her.




From then till now this act is being practiced all over India which shows the love between brother and sister.  In this Sister ties “Rakhi- thread of strength” on the wrist of her brother which is followed by exchanging sweets and gifts to each other. By tying Rakhi she prays for the long life of her brother and lets him know that he is the most precious person in her life.  The brother then promises to be with her in every ups and downs in life and protect …