When is Raksha Bandhan in 2021?

Raksha Bandhan is a festival of brothers and sisters is celebrated predominantly by Inidans and all over the world. Raksha Bandhan 2021 falls on 22nd August, 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. The festival is celebrated on the last day of Shravan month in the Hindi lunar calendar.

When Is Raksha Bandhan 2021 Date In India Calendar?

The calendar used in India for official purposes is the Gregorian calendar. And the Hindu calendar on which the Raksha Bandhan festival is based on is called the Lunar Calendar. On the Hindu lunar calendar, Raksha Bandhan is on Purnima tithi of Shravan month wherein on the Gregorian calendar which India officially follows it is on 22nd August, 2021.

  • Raksha Bandhan 2022 Date In India is on 12th August, 2022.

  • Raksha Bandhan 2023 Date In India is on 31st August, 2023.

  • Raksha Bandhan 2024 Date In India is on 19th August, 2024.

Why is Raksha Bandhan Celebrated?

The hindi word “Raksha” literally means protection and the word “Bandhan” means bonding or to tie. Raksha Bandhan is to celebrate the bonding between a sister and a brother, to create a bond and to strengthen the bond of a brother and sister. When a sister (or a female) ties the rakhi on the wrist of her brother (or a boy) is believed that the brother protects the sister at any situation at any cost. This Hindu tradition is followed for years and has different reasons and incidents as milestones to be noted. /here are few lines on Raksha Bandhan and the legends of the Raksha Bandhan.

The festival is believed to have originated from the events of Mahabarat when Lord Krishna got a cut in his finger from his chakra, Draupati couldn’t see Lord Krishna bleeding, so she tore a piece from her saree and tied it in the cut to stop the bleeding. Lord Krishna was touched by this gesture of Draupati and promised her that he will protect Draupati from all evils which he did when he protected Draupati from Kauravas.

Another popular and one of the greatest reasons for the celebration of Raksha Bandhan is the story of Rani Karnavati and the Mughal Emperor, Humayun. Rani Karnavati, the widowed queen of Chittor of Mewar Kingdom sent a Rakhi to the Mughal Emperor Humayun asking for help from him to protect her Kingdom from the invasion of Bahadur Shah of Gujarat. And Humayun accepted Karnavati’s Rakhi and sent gifts back to Karnavati assuring to protect her and her Kingdom. The Rakhi made the Mughal Emperor Humayun the Dharamabhai (brother) of Rani Karnavati.

Raksha Bandhan Celebration

On Raksha Bandhan, wherever the sister is, the brother reaches the sister and the sister ties “Rakhi” the bonding thread on the wrist of the brother and feeds sweets to the brother. In return the brother will give gifts to the sister. Be it a small gift or a big gift, the sister will accept it with a lot of love. The Army people will be sent a lot of Rakhis on Raksha Bandhan as they don’t get to see their sisters. The local girls from the place the army people stay will tie Rakhi on the wrists of the soldiers as they are the real brothers protecting our country.

Raksha Bandhan Wishes For Sister

Here are some Raksha Bandhan quotes for sisters.

  • Happy Rakhi from mine to yours, let’s celebrate the journey of our childhood together and enjoy this beautiful festival!

  • Wishing my best buddy a very happy Rakhi. Enjoy the day, dear sister.

  • From a chubby kid with a running nose to a beautiful woman, you have come a long way sister. Happy Rakhi!

  • Dear sister, may you always be happy and in the pink of health. Wishing you a very happy Rakhi!!

  • Dear sister, you are my best friend and I would never want to part from you. Happy Rakhi!

  • Dear sister, whenever you would need support or advice, I will always be there by your side. Happy Rakhi!

  • I will always stand by you no matter how tough the situation might be. Happy Raksha Bandhan!

Raksha Bandhan Wishes For Brother

Here are some Raksha Bandhan quotes for brothers.

  • You are the best gift that I received from my parents. Love you so much, brother! Happy Raksha Bandhan.

  • My dear brother, you are the reason for my smile. I thank the universe for choosing me your sister.

  • The one who is reading this message is very close to my heart and I love him the most. He is indeed you, my handsome brother. Happy Raksha Bandhan!

  • I may not be there with you bhaiya but remember I miss you and I am waiting for you to come home really soon. Happy Rakhi!

  • Let’s share the bond of love once again on the day of Raksha Bandhan and make our bonding even stronger. Happy Rakshabandhan.

Happy Raksha Bandhan Images

Celebrate Raksha Bandhan by sending these Raksha Bandhan Images to your brothers and sisters.

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