Celebrated in the month of august, Raksha Bandhan is an important festival of India. Although the day is mostly known to represent the sacred bond between brothers and sisters it is more than just that. Raksha Bandhan is about celebrating the moments of love and joy shared between siblings along with the occasional fights and tantrums.
The celebration of Rakhi starts around the day break. After taking bath, people wear new clothes and gather for puja. After the puja, sister’s perform brother’s arti and put tika and chawal on his brother’s forehead, ties the Rakhi on his wrist and prays for his wellbeing and success. The brother in turn offers his blessings to his sister and pampers her with beautiful presents. They also promise to take care of their sisters always and stand by their side in the high and low of life.
Rakhi tying among the chanting of mantras happen to be the most important part the festival of Rakhi. Women and girls spend a considerable amount of time shopping for their favourite Rakhi to make this day special for their brothers. But these days due to obligations of job and studies people are moving out of their home and staying in different cities far from home and family. And many a times circumstances don’t let them visit their near and dear ones on special occasions like Rakhi.
The auspiciousness of the festival of Raksha Bandhan makes it a special occasion for Indians and these days it is not restricted to only the blood relations but girls also tie Rakhi on the wrist of their cousins and close friends.
Some of the most popular rakhis are beaded rakhis, pearl rakhis, Sandalwood rakhis, rose rakhis, floral motif rakhis, Rudraksha rakhis etc. Apart from these there are also bead rakhis, thread rakhis, zari rakhis, metal rakhis etc. If you are looking for something for your younger brother you should go for cartoon rakhis and make them feel your love in the best way possible. Gold, silver and diamond rakhis are also great option to surprise your brother and make them feel your love and care. But if you want something with a religious touch you can go for Ram rakhis, swastika rakhis and similar ones to convey goodwill to your brother. With online rakhi shopping there is something for every taste and age. You just need to browse and find the perfect one for lovely brother.