Rakshabandhan 2018 | Rakhi Purnima | Rakhi Festival

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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 2018, Rakshabandhan festival date is August 26. On Rakhi Purnima day various rituals are observed in […]

Pavitropana 2018 | Pavitropana Puja in Gujarat

Pavitropana is the festival observed on Rakhi Purnima or Shravan Poornima in Gujarat. In 2018, Pavitropana date is August 22. On this day of Pavitropana, Lord Shiva is worshipped. Pavitropana Puja – Importance of Shivling Puja on Pavitropana On Pavitropana, Gujaratis worship Lord Shiva by performing Shivling Puja in near by temples or at home. […]

Shravan Maas Mahatmya Katha | Importance of Shravan Mahina

What is Shravan Maas Mahatmya, the importance of Shravan Mahina? Sawan month or Shravan maas is the fifth Hindu month. As per the Hindu scriptures and Vedas, Shravan maas is considered as highly auspicious month. In Vedas, Sawan month is described as ‘Nabhas’. Shravan Purnima (the full moon day in Shravana masam) coincides with with […]

Rakhi Festival 2015, Raksha Bandhan Festival 2015 date

Rakhi for Rakshabandhan festival

Rakhi festival or Raksha Bandhan celebrated the eternal love and affection of brother and sister. In 2015, Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi festival date is August 29. 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 […]

Raksha Bandhan Rituals, Pujas during Rakhi Festival

Rituals and Pujas of Rakhi festival are related to brother and sister. Sisters prepare Puja Thali with several items. Pooja Thali is prepared with diya, consecrated rice, rakhi, turmeric power, kumkum and sweet. Sisters worship Lord Ganesh, Shiva, Vishnu and Goddess Laxmi on this day and tie rakhi to their brothers. Sister seeks blessings from […]

Rakhi Festival reference in History: Raksha Bandhan in History

Rakhi Festival, Raksha Bandhan is the festival celebrated by brothers and sisters as the indication of their great relationship. Rakhi Festival has its great reference in history. The legend of King Purushottam and Alexander reflects clear picture of Hindu culture, affection, love, and above all humanity.. King Purushottam and Alexander – Kings of Rakhi Festivsal: The […]

Amarnath Yatra 2015 concludes on August 29

Amarnath Yatra, the most auspicious yatra or pilgrimage for Hindus, will be concluded on Rakhi Purnima or Raksha Bandhan day. Amarnath Yatra 2015 ends on August 29. Yatra to Amarnath Shivling or natural ice shivling has begun on July 2. As per the sources, more than 10 lakh devotees visited Shri Amarnath Temple. Baba Amarnath […]

13 August 2011, Raksha Bandhan, Rakhi Festival

Today, 13 August 2011 is observed as Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi Festival). It is celebrated on Shravan Purnima, Full Moon day in Shravan Month in all lunar calendars. It marks the divine love and affection between brother and sister. On this day, sister ties Rakhi (Raksha) to her brother’s hand and prays for his happiness, health […]