Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Raksha Bandhan 2011

Raksha Bandhan 2011
Raksha Bandhan 2011
Raksha Bandhan 2011
Raksha Bandhan 2011
Raksha Bandhan 2011
Raksha Bandhan 2011
Raksha Bandhan 2011
Raksha Bandhan 2011
Raksha Bandhan 2011
Raksha Bandhan 2011

Raksha Bandhan 2011

Feasted with the love and enamor with care, every soul is ready to celebrate the sacred festival of raksha bandhan on 13th August, 2011. The day which has become the cynosure of brotherhood, is celebrated around the world, with the rays of love and affection blooming in it. Rakhi festival is not only a ceremony of tying rakhi but it has moreover transited into the trust and love which a girl ties on her brother's wrist and hope that this hand will always hold her in every ups and downs of life.

As per the Hindu calendar rakhi festival falls on the shravan purnima(full moon day), which corresponds to the month of July-August as per the English calendar. The day is being celebrated as per the Indian calendar, which changes every year, hence the festival also falls on the different dates of the English calendar. So all brothers be ready to stand on the threshold of festive moments and see your sister beaming with joy when you surprise her with amazing gifts.Rakhi or Rakhsha Bandhan is a festival which is celebrated by all classes of people in India. It is basically a Hindu festival, which is celebrated on the full moon of the month of Shraavana. It is basically to commemorate the relationship of brother and sister. On this occasion, a sister ties Rakhi (holy thread) on the hand of his brother and his brother in return promises to protect her from all the evils of the world. In yesteryears, the Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan was only a holy thread (made of silk); however with time various kinds of Rakhi have come in fashion. People these days also go for designer Rakhis. If you are interested in exploring various varieties of Rakhis, read the following paragraphs.