Rakshabandhan~रक्षाबंधन in year2019 will be celebrated onThursday, 15th August 2018
Rakshabandhanhas become the cynosure ofbrotherhood, is celebrated around the world, with therays of loveandaffectionblooming in it.Rakhi festivalis not only a ceremony oftying rakhi( राखी ) but it has moreover transited into thetrustandlovewhich a girl ties on herbrothers wristand hope that this hand will alwaysholdher in every ups and downs oflife.
About Rakshabandhan Festival :As per the Hindu Vikrami Samvat Calendar Rakhi festival falls on theShravanmonthPurnima(the full moon day), which corresponds to the month of July August as per the English calendar. As per theScriptures, Raksha bandhan should not be celebrated in theBhadra(inauspicious)time ofShravaniandPhalguniNakshatra. According to a belief, King Coronation ceremoney in Shravan Nakshatra and tying of thread(Rakhi) in Phalguni Nakshatra, isworstandharmfulfor the public. Hence, while tying Rakhi, it isimportantto remember theauspiciousnesstotime.The day is being celebrated as per theHindi Vikrami Samvat Calender, which changes every year, hence the festival also falls on the different dates of the English calendar.
Rakshabandhan Celebrations :The person, who wants to celebrate this festival, should takebathearly in themorningand wear new clothes. After this, family god should beworship, then,Rakhiis alsoworship. Remember your ancestors and take theblessing of elders. So all brothers be ready to stand on the threshold of festive moments and see yoursisterbeaming withjoywhen yousurpriseher withamazing gifts.
A colored thread can be taken as aRakhi. This thread also be ofSilk.Gold,Saffron,Sandalwood,AkshatandDurva Grassis kept on thethread, andworshiped. While worshiping, the person should fullyconcentrate on Puja, for whatever time, he is sitting in it. After worshipingRakhi(thread), brother is appliedTika(auspicious mark on forehead) ofSaffron,RoliandAkshatshould be used.Rakhiistiedon theright hand.
Mantra to be spoken when Tie the Rakhi :This mantraChanted