Raksha Bandhan Aug 21-8-2013 - When is Rakshabandhan in 2013? - Rakhi Festival Date

Raksha Bandhan is celebrated on August 21 2013 (Wednesday). RakshaBandhan celebrates the relationship between brothers and sisters. Raksha Bandhan is celebrated on the purnima (full moon day) of Shravan month.

Raksha Bandhan Rakhi Ceremony:

On Raksha Bandhan sister visits the brother  then offers flowers, apllies thilak on the forehead of brother, ties the sacred thread 'rakhi' on the hands of brother, gives sweat and does aarti. Sister prays for the well being of the brother. The brother in turn gives gift and vows to support her throughout the life.

Raksha Bandhan Meaning:

'Raksha' means protection. 'Bandhan' means tie or relationship. So Raksha Bandhan means bond of protection. The rakhi tied is made of silk, golden threads.

Next Year Raksha Bandhan
In 2014, Raksha Bandhan is on August 10, 2014 (Sunday)
In 2015, Raksha Bandhan is on August 29, 2015 (Saturday)

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