Raksha Bandhan is almost here and will be celebrated on August 3 this year. The special festival is celebrated with utmost joy and happiness across India. All the siblings are excited about this amazing festival. Sisters tie the sacred rakhi thread on their brother’s wrists, and brothers take an oath to protect their sisters from evil. Later on, sweets and gifts are exchanged, and siblings make amazing memories on this special day. But do you know all the proper rituals and other traditions to celebrate Raksha Bandhan? Well, scroll down to find it out.
The most important thing about the festival of Raksha Bandhan is the rakhi tying ceremony. You need to get the best rakhi design for your brother. There are a lot of rakhis available like SIlver rakhi, Designer Rakhi, Gold Rakhi, Pearl Rakhi, Kundan rakhi, Zardosi rakhi, Metallic rakhi, Bracelet rakhi, etc. If your brother is away from you, you can send rakhi online to anywhere by choosing any reliable online gift portal.
Without sweets, the festival is incomplete. You can get chocolate hampers, traditional Indian sweets like Kheer, Phirni, Kaju Katlis, Barfis, dry fruits, and many more. There are delicious rakhi special cakes and sweet hampers available on the online bakeries and gifting portals that you can buy to surprise your dear siblings. For health freak siblings, there are nutritional and healthy rakhi sweets combos available as well.
The rakhi thali or pooja thali should be completed before the rakhi tying ceremony. The thali generally contains roli chawal, mishri, Agarbatti, diyas, sweets, rakhi thread and the amazing gifts that you have got for your brothers. Once the rakhi thread is tied, siblings feed each other delicious sweets and gifts are exchanged.
Rakhi Special Gifts
Gifts are exchanged, and you should get fabulous gifts for your siblings. A wide array of gifts are available online like personalised cushions, mugs, travel accessories, plants, explosion boxes, scrapbooks, greeting cards, digital gifts, photo frames, personalised engraved gifts, keychains, etc. So, choose special gifts for your special siblings and let them enjoy your thoughtful gift.
Decorating the home for festive vibes is a must! Enhance your home decor by following some DIY tutorials or with the help of your creativity. Hang some crafty materials on the walls and bring in some green plants to decorate your windows and tables. You can also put in some beautiful flowers in vases to add charm to your living spaces. The better the decoration, the better will be the photos that you will click.
Post Rakhi Tying Celebrations
You can go with your siblings for a short road trip or to some restaurant to enjoy the special day. There are many home activities as well as a bonfire in the backyard or watching Netflix with siblings or baking a new dish. You will surely have fun with these activities.
So, these were the different rituals and traditions followed in the nation by different siblings to celebrate the special festival of Raksha Bandhan. Make the day a memorable one for your siblings and celebrate it with full enthusiasm. Buy fabulous rakhi gifts and leave them surprised. Wishing you all a very happy Raksha Bandhan! Enjoy your special day!