How to celebrate Rakhi- Raksha Bandhan?
The Hindu families celebrate Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan by doing pooja, pray and with lots of fun. Sisters ties colorful Rakhi (sacred thread) on brother's right hand wrist, exchange the gifts, mouth watering sweets. People go to temples and wear new clothes. The brothers generally prefer traditional outfits like Kurta-Jeans, Kurta-Payjama, Pathan Suits etc on the Holy Rakhi day. The married sisters mostly wear designer sarees with heavy or little zari or zardozi work and jewelry. The unmarried sisters prefer to wear salwar-kurties, chudidaar-kurta, parellels-short kurtas etc.
Celebrations of Rakhi Festival or Raksha Bandhan Celebration
India is a land of festivals and Indians celebrates all the festival together with their family and neighbors. The rakhi festival celebrated in the Shravana month according to Indian hindu calendar in the full moon every year. The Rakhi festival is a celebration of siblings where sister ties colorful rakhi (a sacred thread) on her brother's right hand wrist, apply tilak on forehand, perform pooja, pray for long life of her sweet and dearest brother. It is not necessary to be blood relation to tie a rakhi, holy thread (rakhi) can be tied to non-blood relation. Rakhi can be tied to the people who closed to you to become closer relation so that you feel secure social life. All sisters eagerly wait to celebrating Raksha Bandhan for tie Rakhi on her brother's wrist. The Raksha Bandhan festival celebration reflects love amongst sister and brother.