Rakhi Festival 2013, Raksha Bandhan Festival 2013 date

Rakhi festival or Raksha Bandhan celebrated the eternal love and affection of brother and sister. Raksha Bandhan 2013 or Rakhi festival 2013 date is August 20. Rakhi Pournami festival is celebrated on Shravan Purnima (Full Moon day during Shravan month).

In Hinduism, many festivals are associated with this concept but, Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi festival is the most auspicious and most celebrated among the festivals related to brother and sister relationship.

In the past, Rakhi festival or Rakshabandhan was celebrated in North Indian states and in Western Indian regions but, today it is widely celebrated throughout India and as well in other countries where Hindu communities are living.

Raksha Bandhan has been a major festival in some regions of India and is celebrated as regional fair in some more regions of India. People have integrated their regional customs with Raksha Bandhan.

Raksha Bandhan rituals & customs

Reference of Raksha Bandhan in History

Reference of Rakhi Festival in Mahabharat

Legend of Raksha Bandhan in Bhavishya Purana

Raksha Bandhan Story of Goddess Lakshmi & King Bali

Rakhi Pujan Thali Preparation

Raksha Bandhan Mantras, Stotram to chant during tying Rakhi 

Rakhi Festival (Rakshabandhan) was on August 2nd in 2012 and on 13th August in 2011.

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  1. Rakhi celebration with your brother by sending beautiful rakhis to India, enjoy rakha bandhan festival even you are so far from your brother.

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