Raksha Bandhan 2020 | Significance of Rakhi
Raksha Bandhan is known as a festival of brothers and sisters. This festival symbolizes the great bond between brother and sister. It’s celebrated on the full moon of the Sravana month (July/August). The rituals that are performed on Raksha Bandhan reminds of the promises that a brother make to her sister to protect her until death. Although Raksha Bandhan rituals were performed by sister. Where she has to wake up early in the morning and prepare a special thali for pooja. Thali is decorated with Diya, rice grains, sweets, Roli and Rakhis.
As the word Raksha means ‘protection’ and Bandhan define ‘bond’, this shows the bond of brother and sister where brother is always there for her sister’s protection. To show this bond sister tie a Rakhi to his brother.
Story of RAKHI / RAKSHA BANDHAN -
History of Raksha Bandhan, when there was a continues fight between Rajputs and the Mughals. History says that when Karnavati, the widowed emperors of Chittor saw crises in her state, she sent a Rakhi to Mughal emperor Humayun and sought help to protect her from the attack. And without any delay, Humayun immediately sent his army to Chittor to protect her.
It’s also believed that in Mahabharata, Draupadi once tore a corner of her saree and tied it on the Lord Krishna’s wrist that was bleeding. Lord Krishna then declared her as his sister and also protect Draupadi when she was abused by the Kauravas.
So, this Raksha Bandhan 2020 enjoy this festival with your brothers and sisters. Also, celebrate this Raksha Bandhan with RoseBazaar who will deliver the traditional flowers for festivals like this and also for the daily pooja.