Raksha Bandhan: Sister tying Rakhi around brother's wrist

Raksha Bandhan Date, Time, Story and Gift Ideas for Rakhi

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Raksha Bandhan Date, Auspicious Time, Story, and Rakhi Gift Ideas

Raksha Bandhan is a festival to celebrate the bond of protection and love between a brother and sister. On this day, sisters tie a sacred thread called Rakhi around their brother’s wrist and pray for his well-being and prosperity. Brothers, in turn, express their love and appreciation for their sisters by giving them gifts.

Raksha Bandhan - A bond of love between sister and brother.
Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu festival. It’s a bond of love between sister and brother. Click to get Rakhi auspicious time, importance, Puja Mantra, Date, Time, and History of Raksha Bandhan

Do you know Why do we celebrate Raksha Bandhan-

The story behind this beautiful festival dates back to the time of Mahabharata, when Lord Krishna, the beloved brother of Draupadi, saved her from the humiliation that she suffered at the hands of Kauravas by tying a piece of cloth around her wrist. This gesture of love and protection has been commemorated ever since in the form of Raksha Bandhan.

When is Rakhi/ Raksha Bandhan in 2023?
30th August, Wednesday

Raksha Bandhan is celebrated every year on the full moon day of the Shravan month. This day is commonly known as ‘Rakhi’ and often referred as ‘Shravan Poornima’

What auspicious/shubh timing of Raksha Bandhan in 2023?

Raksha Bandhan Poornima starts at 10: 37 am on 30th August and Ends at 7:05 am on 31st August, please ensure to avoid Bhadra timings

*PLEASE NOTE-  This year in 2023, Because Bhadra is also there on 30th August till 9:31 PM.

The auspicious time of tying  Rakhi is after 9:31 PM on 30th August till 07:05 AM on 31st August.

How do we celebrate Raksha Bandhan?

On this day a sister ties Rakhi to the wrist of her brother praying the happiness and prosperity for him. And in return, the brother promises to protect his sister.

There is a famous Mantra that should be chanted while tying the Rakhi and this mantra is as below-

Yen Bandho Bali Raja Danavendro Mahabal l

Ten Tvaamabhibadhnaami Rakshe Maachal Maachal ll

Rakshabandhan Mantra
Recite this Raksha Mantra, while tying the Rakhi

Gift Ideas for Rakhi-