Rakhi is a beautiful traditional festival ofIndia. this is a very ancient form of festival according to epics of Hindu religion. The legend behind this festival is related to Indrani (wife of lord Indra). Once a time lord indra was defeated from a demon and lost his kingdom than Indrani worshiped to lord Vishnu.

Lord Vishnu advised her to bind an auspicious thread on wrist of lord Indra. Indrani did it and it resulted with killing of the demon. Rakhi is a festival of love and affection among sisters and brothers. They strengthen their relation with celebrating this festival. Rakhi customs are very beautiful. During this festival people have to follow various traditional customs.

Celebration of Rakshabandhan:

People during that time engage themselves with purchasing of require things of festival and with decorating their houses or shops. On Rakhi day people wake up early in the morning. They prepare themselves with colorful traditional cloths. They prepare delicious meals and sweets. Sisters prepare Rakhi thali for worship their brother.

Rakhi thali involves various ritual elements like incense sticks, tika or tilak, rakhi threads, rice grains, diyas and sweets. First of all sisters offer a prayer to their deity with offering of sweets and incense sticks. Than sister offer aarti to their brother and bound rakhi thread on his wrist. Normally, brother give gifts to his sister and blessed for take care her in various circumstances of her life.

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  1. rakhi threads
    August 1st, 2012 | 5:03 pm

    Now Along with the Rakhis we can also send beautiful gifts like sweets, rakhi cards, beautiful and cute toys and much more. So we can send a big rakhi gift for sister during this festival. And for this, now we needn’t spend much time or money. Only collect these attractive rakhi and gifts online and send gifts online to beloved ones wherever they are.

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