Rakshabandhan (Rakhi Purnima, Rakhi festival) is one of the biggest festivals in Hinduism. Raksha bandhan is celebrated on Shravan Purnima, the Full Moon day in Shravan month (August) . Rakhi Purnima festival highlights the eternal love and affection between brother and sister. In 2022, Rakshabandhan festival date is August 11.
On Rakhi Purnima day various rituals are observed in different parts of India. Narali Purnima is celebrated on Rakhi Purnima day during which fisherman communities in Maharashtra and Konkan regions worship the Sea God and Earth.
In Gujarat, Rakhi Poornima or Raksha Bandhan is also celebrated as Pavitropana. Rakhi Poornima is also known as Shravani in Northern and western parts of India.
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Central regions of India like Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, and Jharkhand celebrate Rakhi Poornima as Kajari Purnima or Kajri Poornima.
In Andhra Pradesh, Jandhyala Purnima is celebrated on Rakhi festival. The main ritual of this festival is changing Jandhyam or Yagnopaveetham, the sacred thread. Avani Avittam is the similar ritual followed in Tamil Nadu and Kerala on Rakhi Pournami day.
Several famous Yatra or pilgrimage tours are culminated on Rakhi Purnima festival.
Here you can read about the Rakhi festival recipes – ingredients needed, preparation method of these Rakshabandhan festival recipes.
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
Raksha Bandhan Mantras, Stotram to chant during tying Rakhi
Rakshabandhan 2022 date in other countries
Rakshabandhan 2022 in USA (Hawaii – Honolulu) – August 11
Rakshabandhan 2022 in USA (PST – Seattle, Vancouver BC, California, Oregon) – August 11
Rakshabandhan 2022 in USA (MST – Denver CO) – August 11
Rakshabandhan 2022 in USA (CST – Chicago IL) – August 11
Rakshabandhan 2022 in USA (EST – New York NY) – August 11
Rakshabandhan 2022 in UK & Europe – August 11
Rakshabandhan 2022 in Dubai (UAE) & Gulf countries – August 11
Rakshabandhan 2022 in Malaysia – August 11
Rakshabandhan 2022 in Singapore – August 11
Rakshabandhan 2022 in Australia – August 11
Rakshabandhan 2022 in New Zealand – August 11
Rakshabandhan 2022 in Fiji Islands – August 11
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i want to send rakhi to india for my brother
so is this possible to send it online
hi this festivel is bigest festivel for me
Rakhi is one of the biggest and my favorite festival.
which is the best website to send Rakhi
i want to send rakhi to LONDON, UK.. please provide best options
You can send Rakhi to London, UK… through the special services provided by these online portals..
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