Raksha Bandhan is one of the greatest festivals in India.Every sister awaiting the day of Raksha Bandhan for tying rakhi on her brother’s wrist. This festival is celebrated on the full moon of the month of Shravan. Raksha Bandhan, also Known as Rakhi Bandhan, is the symbol of the unbreakable love of brother and sister. Raksha Bandhan 2017 will be celebrated on August 7, 2017.
Raksha Bandhan 2017 Date & Time For India
Date: August 7, 2017
Rakshabandhan ritual time – 11:04 to 21:12
Afternoon Muhurat – 13:46 to 16:24
Full Moon Date Start – 22:28 (August 6)
Full Moon Date – 23:40 (7 August)
Bhadra ends- 11:04
Rakshabandhan – What Is Religious Importance?
Raksha Bandhan is celebrated every year with the joy during the full moon of the month of Shravan. The month of Shravan, considered to be the month of Lord Shiva’s worship, is highly regarded religiously. Since Raksha Bandhan is celebrated on the day of Shravan full moon, its significance becomes very high. Let us know about other aspects of defining the religious significance of protection.
Rakshabandhan in Mythology
It is believed that the origin of Rakshabandhan festival is for religious reasons, which is found in mythological texts.Therefore, This tradition of celebrating this festival has been continuing since the mythological period.
According to the future mythology, The gods and the demons fought in a war for a long time. The war continued for 12 consecutive years and ultimately the Asurs conquered the Gods and conquered the three kingdoms, including the throne of Devraj Indra.Lord Vishnu gave a cotton bracelet to Indrani, Wife of God Indra.With that power, Indra defeated the evil.Some stories of Mahabharata period are also mentioned on Rakshabandan, so its festival It is considered very important in terms of Hinduism.
At present, this festival has become synonymous with the love of sister-brother, it can be said that it is a festival to deepen the sacred relation of brother and sister. While on the other hand, the sister promises to fulfill her obligation to the brother.The sister also holds fast for the brother’s longevity. The Rakhi on brother’s wrist on this day is not just silk thread but the power of bondage and protection.
How is the preparation of Rakshabandan?
Since the sisters of this day wait for a year to build a rakhi on their brother’s wrist, hence they also do it with full enthusiasm. Sisters get to see the joy of this wonderful day. Rakhi on her brother’s hand does not take up till the food is eaten. They clean it in the house and clean it in the morning. Bathe-burns incense and incense and make delicious treats. Then put fruits, flowers, dessert, roll, rice, and Rakhi on a plate and decorate it. After this, at the time of auspicious time, longing for his brother’s longevity and warding off the rakhi on the right hand while wishing to protect his brother. In return, the brother also promises to every possible security to his sister. At present, Brother also gives the precious gift to sisters.