Raksha Bandhan Gifts to Honor The Special Bond Between Brother And Sister
Raksha Bandhan 2018
A festival that praises the connection between brothers and sisters. It has the sisters binding a thread around their brother’s wrist as an indication of their love and in turn, the brother oath to protect his sister.
Every year every sister waits to knot the holy thread, called ‘Rakhi ‘on her brothers’ wrist. The relationship between siblings is extraordinary and is given priority in every part of the world. This festival is distinguished on the Full moon day in the month of Shravan which typically falls in the August month of the Gregorian calendar. There are many stories related to the origin of this festival.
The famous myth about Raksha Bandhan
Among them, one is very famous around the people. The most memorable myth of the past describes a battle between the Gods and the Demons. The Gods lead by Lord Indra were on the edge of beating.
At this point, Lord Indra visited his guru Brihaspati and wanted him to help. Guru Brihaspati suggested him to tie a holy thread powered by mantras on his wrist on Shravan Purnima. On that day, Indra’s wife Sachi tied the thread on his wrist and get the victory. Since then it becomes a common tradition for women to tie a holy thread on the wrists of soldiers before the war, with the hope that it will secure them and lead them to victory.
In this present days, sisters tie a piece of holy thread on the right hand of their brothers. This thread indicates the trust they have in their brother and is a promise that he will protect them from every evil. Raksha Bandhan gifts are exchanged between them expressing their love for each other. There are several gift ideas that you can explore to gift your siblings. Since you can gift anything. The gifts that you can give include Clothes, Jewellery, and accessories, gift vouchers, chocolates, gadgets, bags etc. Browsing the internet will bombard you with several great ideas for Raksha Bandhan gifts, so you can hardly be out of any options.