When is Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan 2019

Those who don't know when Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan 2019 and on which date Rakhi will be celebrated. The Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan celebration date is 15 August 2019. The Rakhi is one day celebration festival and celebrated every year on Shravan Poornima according to Hindu calendar in the month of Shravan. It is festival of love and bond between of siblings when sister ties Rakhi on her brother's wrist and he bond to protect her throughout her life by offering Rakhi gifts to her. It is a holy festival that will be celebrated on 15 August 2019 in this year. So, your query when is Rakhi in 2019 is answered here by declaring the complete date of Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan i.e. Thursday 15 August 2019 according to Hindu calendar.

Why or When Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan vary Every Year?

Hindu calendar contains 354.37 days in a lunar year, but a solar year contains 365 days with 12 solar months. This lunar calendars have a variable number of months in a year because of a solar year is not equal to a lunar year, which create difference of 9 to 10 days every year, which is offset every 3rd year. This extra month called Extra month or Adhik Masa. Therefore, sometimes Rakhi festival is celebrated in July month and sometimes in August on Shravan Purnima in full moon day according to Hindu calendar.

  • Rakhi celebration in 2019will be celebrated on Thursday - 15th of August, 2019
  • Rakhi was celebrated in 2018Sunday, the 26th of August
  • Rakhi was celebrated in 2017Monday, the 07th of August
  • Rakhi was celebrated in 2016Thursday, the 18th of August
  • Rakhi was celebrated in 2015Saturday, the 29th of August
  • Rakhi was celebrated in 2014Sunday, the 10th of August
  • Rakhi was celebrated in 2013Tuesday, the 20th of August
  • Rakhi was celebrated in 2012Thursday, the 2nd of August
  • Rakhi was celebrated in 2011Saturday, the 13th of August
  • Rakhi was celebrated in 2010Tuesday, the 24th of August