What Is Raksha Bandhan?
Raksha Bandhan, the Indian celebration that symbolizes brother-sister love. On this day, a sister ties a holy string, called Rakhi, on her sibling’s wrist and appeals to God for his long life. Raksha Bandhan recognizes the power of profound devotion between a sibling and sister.
Raksha Bandhan truly means the ‘Bond of security.’ The sibling likewise guarantees to be there for her sister. The siblings exchange gifts and spend the day together thinking back their youth and gaining more sweet memories together.
History Of Raksha Bandhan?
Regardless of whether the correct source of this celebration is obscure, this festival is loaded with stories that discussion about this celebration. One such story brings up the obligation of trust between King Bali and Goddess Lakshmi. In the wake of being crushed thrice, King Bali in what was an aid to Vishnu bound him in his home.
Lakshmi, to get his husband back, tied a string around King Bali’s wrist and consequently, approached him for a token to check this obligation of sympathy and confidence. Ruler Bali couldn’t decline and needed to send Lord Vishnu to her.
There is a fascinating story encompassing Emperor Humayun and Rani Karnavati of Mewar. At the point when Mewar was assaulted by Bahadur Shah Zafar twice, in the mid-sixteenth century, Rani Karnavati conveyed a letter along with a rakhi (string) in it to Humayun and looked for his insurance consequently. The sovereign was so contacted by this motion he instantly dropped the military crusade.
Which Countries Celebrate Raksha Bandhan?
This festival is celebrated all over India following different conventions of the district.
In Maharashtra, the celebration of Raksha Bandhan is commended alongside Narali Poornima (coconut day celebration).
Raksha Bandhan is likewise celebrated in nations, for example, Nepal and Mauritius. Individuals who aren’t siblings enjoy this celebration to treasure their relationship. While some people tied rakhi to trees, there are numerous who tied a rakhi to their pets or companions. The celebration commends the fellowship and love.