Celebrate This Raksha Bandhan By Delivering Kids Rakhis To The Beloved Kids

26 May 2016

Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi Purnima as it is known in Northern and Eastern India is celebrated during the month of Shravan. This festival not only involves brothers and sisters but also the other members of the family. This day everyone in the family gets up early takes bath and dedicate themselves in puja. This day is celebrated during Purnima and is celebrated almost in every state of India by different names. Rakhis are sent from India to the western countries where there are Indian residents and in the same case Rakhis are sent from the foreign countries to India. Rakhi Purnima has got different names all over India like in Northern and Eastern India it is known as Raksha Bandhan, Avani Avittam in South India, Kajari Purnima in Central India, Nariyal Purnima in Western India, Pavitropana in Gujarat and also has a name in Nepal. The name Raksha Bandhan symbolizes the bond between a sister and a brother who acts as a defender against any odds which stands against the life of the sister.

This festival is enjoyed among each and every family member who plays an active role in this holy festival called Rakhi Purnima. This festival is not only celebrated in India but also in the western countries where there is Indian origin and above all this cultural event indulges various activities which revolves round the corner. This event starts at the beginning of Shravan Purnima and on this day every female member of a particular household indulges in household preparations like sweets, desserts and vegetarian dishes. This day invites all friends and relatives to this religious festival and they enjoy to the extreme with the company of the family members. The sisters prepare pooja thali consisting of roli, tilak, Rakhi threads, rice grains, aggarbattis or incense sticks, diyas and variants of sweets which are a hot favourite to all brothers. In India of course every family member follows various cultural activities on this day depending on their culture. This custom involves the eternal bonding of every brother and sister who awaits for one whole year for this pious festival. Rakhis are not only tied by a sister to a brother but also by a wife, daughter or a wife and in West Bengal it came into existence when Rabindranath Tagore first discovered about the concept of Rakhi and spread the meaning of this religious event. The Rakhis have some special features like Kids Rakhis, Auspicious Rakhis, Om Rakhis and various others which bears some cultural meaning. This day is celebrated all over India by following some significant activities and eventually depending on the religious cultures. This day marks the advent of several designer Rakhis which are appreciated by the kids who loves to wear these Rakhis.

This festival is also prevalent among the other communities like the Muslims, Sikhs who also participate in this holy festival. Rakhis are not only considered as a sacred thread but also are decorated with beads, semi precious stones and in case of Kids Rakhis there are special cartoon characters like Chota Bheem, Spiderman, Batman, Doremon, Winnie the Pooh, Donald etc and paired with these cartoon characters there are different colourful beads, stones which adds an extra glam to this decorative Rakhi. The Kids Rakhis are generally very cute, attractive and when they are presented to the young brothers they feel very delighted and enjoy this pious festival called Rakhi with full fun and frolic. Rakhis are not only meant for brothers and sisters but also involves the kids and other members of the family who also plays an active part in this festival. This festival demarcates the bonding of love between a brother and sister to mark this occasion filled with enjoyment. This occasion marks the advent of  the bonding between a brother and a sister by which the sister wishes for the long life of her brother and the brother pledges to defend or else acts as a protector. This festival rewinds the fact which was evident from the historical time especially during the Mughal period and also followed in this modern century.

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