Celebrations of Raksha bandhan has already begun which could be easily seen on the streets of our country where women are hunting for suitable rakhis for their beloved brothers. On the other hand, men are also shopping presents for their sisters to surprise them on the auspicious day, which fall on August 22, 2021 this time. It comes in the Shravana month during full moon day or Purnima day so the date differ each year as per the position of the moon.
Traditionally, sisters apply tilak and tie a rakhi on the wrist of their brothers, and in return they gets gifts and surprises with sweets which is accompanied with a lifelong promise of protection from difficult times.
The Significance of Raksha bandhan, 2021
Though there are many folk stories across the country behind the origin of the festival as to why Raksha Bandhan is celebrated. But the interesting one comes direct from the period of Mahabharat in which Draupadi, the wife of Pandavas, tied a corner of her sari to Lord Krishna’s finger to stop the bleeding. In return Lord Krishna promised Draupadi the lifelong protection which he successfully did at the time of Cheerharan. Undoubtedly this mythological incident inspired the people to follow the same and made it in to a celebrated tradition.
Beautiful Quotes for Raksha Bandhan, 2021
– A sibling may be the keeper of one’s identity, the only person with the keys to one’s unfettered, more fundamental self. – Marian Sandmaier
– Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero. – Marc Brown
– I sought my soul, but my soul I could not see. I sought my God, but my God eluded me. I sought my brother and I found all three.
– My brother may not always be at my side but he is always in my heart.
– As we grew up, my brothers acted like they didn’t care, but I always knew they looked out for me and were there!
– Having a sister is like having a best friend you can’t get rid of. You know whatever you do, they’ll still be there.
– Being a big sister is to love your brother, even if he does not want it or love you in return. – Our brothers and sisters are there with us from the dawn of our personal stories to the inevitable dusk. – Susan Scarf Merrell
– Brothers and sisters are as close as hands and feet. – Vietnamese Proverb
– Having a sister is like having a best friend you can’t get rid of. You know whatever you do, they’ll still be there. – Amy Li