RAKHI – Know It All

It’s time area all brothers and sisters are acutely busy. Brothers, aggravating to acquisition the absolute allowance for their candied sister and sisters award or authoritative an ideal Rakhi and cat-and-mouse for presents. We’ve all acclaimed this anniversary for years and years. As a kid, we waited for it for the ability and the delicacies.

Getting all developed up now, it’s about traveling home and spending time with family. Ever wondered why we bless Rakhi? What is it all about? If do we bless it? What are the legends associated with it? This little babe attached Rakhi to her brother aswell wondered of all this. Listen to their convo and acquisition out all you wish to apperceive about Rakhi.

“Bhai, why do I accept to tie a cilia to your wrist?”

“You accept to, as we are adulatory Raksha Bandhan. On this day, you adapt a Rakhi thali or the Pooja Ki Thali with the Tilak, Diya, Sweets, and Rakhi. Afresh you administer tilak on my forehead and tie this Rakhi on my wrist. After that, you augment me sweets and I accord you gifts.”

“Rakhi? But what is the acceptation of Rakhi?”

“Significance? Well, the capital abstraction of rakhi is protection. The chat Raksha agency protection, and Bandhan is a verb to tie. Just like the cilia that priest angry on our wrist bygone that was aswell for protection. It is not all-important that you tie Rakhi alone to your blood-related Bhai. You can acquisition any boy and accept him as your brother by attached a Rakhi. This ritual transcends the boundaries of the ancestors and strengthens the band of love.”

“OK. So if is Rakhi celebrated?”

“We bless Rakhi on the abounding moon in the ages of Shraavana in the Hindi lunar calendar.”

“Does this accept any fabulous advertence also??”

“Yes. It does accept fabulous advertence also. According to Bhavishya Purana, already Indra, the Affectionate of Devas was adverse defeat at the easily of Vritra Ashura. So Deva Guru Brihaspati brash him to abrasion a Rakhi as a aegis adjoin enemies (demons). Accordingly, a “Madadiyu” a angelic cilia was angry on the wrist of Indra. If Indra entered the battlefield with the “Madadiyu” angry on his wrist, the devil starts off to advance to lose and absent the battle.

As per addition fabulous allusion, Rakhi was advised to be the adoration of the sea-god Varuna. The alms of coconuts, august bathing, and fairs at waterfronts accompany this festival. Usually, fishermen action attic and Rakhi to the sea god Varuna- this anniversary is accepted as Nariyal Poornima.”

“Who angry the aboriginal Rakhi?”

“There are abounding tales as to who angry the aboriginal Rakhi. It is boxy to define absolutely if this blissful break originated.

This one comes from the action amid Alexander the Greek King, and Porus, the Hindu King. Wife of Alexander beatific a angelic cilia to Porus allurement him not to annihilate her bedmate in the battle. In the action if Porus was about the bear the final draft he saw rakhi on his duke and aseptic himself from advancing Alexander personally.

Then there is one of King Humayun and Queen Amravati. It is said that the queen Amravati the queen of Chittoor had beatific a rakhi to Humayun to assure her from Bahadur Shah. Humayun was affianced in the campaign adjoin Bengal but alternate as anon as he can but he was too late. Chittoor had already collapsed the Rani had immolated herself as per the Rajput custom in Jauhar.

“Does Rakhi accept abounding names??”

“Yes. Rakhi is accepted by altered names. Rakhi is accepted by abounding bounded names as there are altered regions and altered languages. In arctic as able-bodied as west India, it is acclaimed as “Rakhi Poornima”. In south India, it is generally alleged ‘Avani Avittam’ or ‘Upakarmam’. In the Western Ghats, the anniversary is accepted as ‘Nariyal Poornima’. All of the India bless the adulatory anniversary of Rakhi is acclaimed as ‘Kajari Poornima’.

“Is Rakhi alone angry to boys, don’t girls get Rakhi angry to their wrists?”

“Lumba Rakhi’ area one tie Rakhi on the wrist of their sister-in-law. This convenance is done mostly in Rajasthan and in Gujarat. In some families which alone accept daughters, sisters generally tie Rakhi on anniversary other’s wrist too. Who says alone brothers can assure you?”

“So, is Rakhi alone acclaimed our country?”

“No. although it is broadly acclaimed in India countries like Nepal, Mauritius as able-bodied as Hindu and Sikh association in Pakistan aswell bless it.”

“Is Rakhi acclaimed alone by Hindus?”

“No. Rakhi is a civil festival. It is acclaimed by abounding added ability humans also. Jain ability aswell has the attitude of attached the Rakhi. Jain priests accord angelic accoutrement to devotees. In Sikh, ‘Rakhadhi’ is important. In Nepal, Raksha Bandhan is accepted as ‘Janai Purnima’ or ‘Rishitarpani’, the commemoration of attached a rakhi is acclaimed by both Hindus and Buddhists.”

“What is so appropriate about Rakhi? We accept so abounding altered festivals? So why is Rakhi so special?”

“Rakhi is appropriate because there are no boundaries if it comes to arena or religion. It brings men and women calm who may not be blood-related to feel like family. It promotes peace, harmony, adulation and affliction amid individuals, irrespective of which arena or adoration you accord to.”

“How do you absitively what affectionate of a allowance you wish to accord to your sister?”

“Well, that is a boxy question. We accept to put a lot of anticipation in accepting you gifts. For example, if a being is to accord a allowance to his sister who is in college, afresh he can allowance her a acceptable dress or T-shirt or acceptable dress like Anarkali or a architecture kit. If his sister is adolescent kid, he can allowance her chocolates, dresses or toys”

“Have Rakhi afflicted in years gone?”

“Yes. There are abounding alteration trends in Rakhi. The way of adulatory Rakhi has afflicted with the change of time. But capital acceptable anniversary abide aforementioned as they were years back.

There are abundant designs, shapes, and abstracts in which Rakhi is available. Types of Rakhi cover – cartoon, sandalwood, musical, floral, zari rakhi etc., however, still a simple cilia Rakhi with stones/beads etc. is the favourite of abounding brothers.

As Rakhi accept such a huge array so does the Rakhi thalis. Humans adorn these Rakhi thalis with roli-chawal, Rakhi threads, and flowers.”

“We get a bulletin from every anniversary we celebrate, so, what is the bulletin we get from Rakhi?”

“Rakhi conveys an built-in bulletin of accepted alliance and sisterhood. It conveys a bulletin that has socio-spiritual acceptation accent the charge for adorning of absolute qualities, abstention in thought, chat and deed. Raksha Bandhan symbolizes the incomparable band of love, respect, and care.”

The a lot of accessible anniversary for sisters is Rakhi. The joy of festivals lies in food, new clothes and accepting dressed up. You can abrasion any affectionate of accouterment you wish on Rakhi there is no “compulsion” in cutting acceptable for Rakhi.”

Chilled-out look

Are you one of those sisters who dress up in a algid out, above way? If yes afresh this attending is for you. Abrasion any accidental outfit, aggregation it up with a neck-piece with assorted chains and voila! You are acceptable to go for the Rakhi.

Modern look

If you are the affectionate of sister who brand absorption and authoritative active about-face to attending additional time afresh and admire. This is the attending for you. Abrasion avant-garde attending and be the allocution of your cousins get together.

Traditional look

If you are a part of the humans who anticipate that acceptable is the best. This is the attending for you. With Anarkalis, Sarees, and Lehenga in so abounding altered colours, patterns, textures, it gives you a huge array to accept from forth with your accessories.

Boho look

If you are someone, who is consistently accommodating to try new things and new colours, prints, tassels, this is you! This attending is for anyone who is consistently accommodating to do abstracts with their outfits, who wish to try something fun, not for the ones who wish something safe. Embrace your close personality with these styles.

Know the anniversary you celebrate. Accept a blessed time affairs ability and authoritative or affairs Rakhis.

HAPPY RAKHI!