- India is a land of festivals and celebrations
- Rakshabandhan is a day of rejoice and endless celebrations
- Sisters tie rakhi to their brothers on this day
- Brothers promise to take of the sister
- Rakhi is considered as a bond of love and trust
Rakshabandhan : (Short Essay)
India is a hub of tradition and culture. Any celebration that is held in our country marks a special reason or history. Rakshabandhan is a common festival among the Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and other communities. Rakshabandhan is a day for brothers and sisters. On this day, a sister ties a thread which is called the Rakhion the wrist of her brother. She also marks a tilak on her brother’s forehead and as a result of this, the sister expresses her love and affection on her brother. And, a brother promises to always protect his sister and take care of her in all situations. Rakshabandhan helps to build a strong family relationship and creates peace and harmony among neighbors too.
Rakshabandhan : (Brief Essay)
Rakshabandhan – A day that binds a sister and a brother. This day marks a special day to all who love their siblings.
Rakshabandhan is an ancient Indian festival also known as Rakhi Poornima (observed on the full moon day that comes in the month or Shravan of Hindu calendar) and Rakhi Festival (Since a sister ties Rakhi in the wrist of her brother). This is another famous festival celebrated with rejoice by Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and other communities.
The ritual of this day is all about creating a bond between a brother and a sister. On this day, sisters and brother wear new dresses. Both Women and girls wake up early in the morning. They prepare food like sweets, desserts and delicious foods that their brothers like. On the other hand, brothers get surprise gift for their sisters. Then, a sister ties the thread called Rakhi on the wrist of her brother. She also marks a tilak on his forehead and in return the brother gives away the gift to his sister. Through this ritual, a brother promises to always protect his sister throughout her life.
The celebrations of this day are endless like any other Indian Festivals. In the towns, you can see fairs and people sell beautiful rakhis of various designs. Women and girls select the Rakhi they like; some buy cards and gifts for their beloved brothers. Many other prepare Rakhi of their own. A Rakhi is a symbol of love, affection and trust – so it need not be grand; it can be even simple but must be tied with trust.
This day is a mark of affection between brother and a sister. It reminds a brother of his duty in protecting his sister. A sister prays for the safety and well being of her brother. Rakshabandhan builds healthy relationship among people inside family and outside family also.