Friday, 19 August 2011

What is Rakhi?

Raki - The Thread of Pure Love, Trust and Protection between a Sister and a Brother celebrated on Raksha Bandhan Day

Rakhi stands for the celebration of emotions and is also known as Raksha Bandhan “ the knot of protection”. People have a belief that the thread of  Rakhi has a strong power to hold the affectionate relation of a brother and sister. Since ages, this festival is being celebrated to cherish the most sacred relation on this globe. The festival of Rakhi is celebrated in almost all the corners of this world and the name of this festival changes as soon as one enters into a new region. India is worldly known for its strong family based system, therefore, Rakhi is celebrated with lots of hues of love and care. The festivity of Rakhi has been showcasing the eternal love and care between brothers and sisters. This festival of Rakhi is seen as a way of expressing your love for those who are always there in dark days of your life. (source)

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