what is Rakshabandahan
Rakshabandhan is one of the main festival of Hindus. Rakshabandhan is a symbol of brother’s unwavering love. This festival is considered very happy for Hindus. Rakshabandhan is celebrated with great joy in India. This festival is celebrated not only in India but in many other countries. This festival is a festival of unbreakable bond. Which includes brothers and sisters. This festival does not take care of distinction – emotion, high-pitched, small-big. Everyone celebrates this festival together. The meaning of this festival means “to protect your sister by giving life too”
When is Rakshabandhan celebrated?
According to the Indian Hindu calendar (Vikram Samvat), the festival of Rakshabandhan is celebrated on the full moon day of the month of Shravan.
In 2021 rakshabandhan is celebrated on 22 August.
How is Rakshabandhan celebrated?
Rakshabandhan is the festival of brother and sister. In this, the sister binds the Rakshasutra in the right hand of the brother. Tilak is applied on brother’s forehead. She performs the aarti of her brother and prays for the brother’s long life. Simultaneously the brother promises to protect his sister forever. The sister feeds her brother different types of sweets. In return, the brother also gives Dakshina (Gift) to his sister according to his ability. The sister who takes pride in her brother. And pray to God that I do not have to face sorrow in my brother’s life. If my brother does any work, success will be successful in it. On the holy festival of this love bond, there is a wave of happiness in the house of all Hindus.
History of Rakshabandhan: –
Its history is hidden behind all the holy festivals of India. Which makes it known why this festival is celebrated. Similarly, its history is hidden behind celebrating Rakshabandhan festival.
It is said that out of all the prosperous states of India, Chitaud was also a state in ancient times. Where the Empress used to rule Karmavati. The queen was very dear to justice. The fame of Rani Karmwati was spread on the side. In Rani Karmawati’s kingdom, all the subjects lived safely. There was no shortage of any kind.People, ministers and soldiers were all happy with the justice of the queen. The Queen used to cheer on her face. But the neighbor king was not seen. He had a larger army than the queen. He considered an undefeated queen and tried to subdue the kingdom of Chitod. On the basis of this thinking, he gathered all his soldiers and marched on the kingdom of Rani Karmawati. Seeing such a large army, the queen’s commander informed the queen that our state has been attacked by the enemy. Which our soldiers will not be able to face because the enemy has a huge army. In this situation, the queen acted with courage. The queen wrote a letter and put a safeguard in it. And sent this letter from the commander to Humayu, the Emperor of Delhi immediately. When the emperor read this letter and saw the Raksha Sutra. So immediately ordered that our army should leave to protect Chitaud. But to this, the commander said that our army will not fight for the Maharaja Rani. Hearing this, the emperor said that after getting up from religion, our sister has remembered to protect her. So we must protect our sister. And will take care of sister’s defense. And Humayun, the emperor of Delhi, sent the army and protected Rani Karmawati. Since then this festival is celebrated.