According to the Hindu calendar, the holy festival of Raksha Bandhan is celebrated on the full moon day of Shukla Paksha of Shravan month. This year the date of full moon in the month of Sawan is 22nd August 2021, Sunday.
Date of Raksha Bandhan 2021
This year, Raksha Bandhan are going to be celebrated on 22nd August which falls on Sunday. Raksha Bandhan is widely known within the month of Shravana during a full-of-the-moon day or Purnima, as per the Hindu Panchang (calendar). The auspicious timing for tying rakhi is between 06.15 AM to 05.31 PM on an equivalent date. the simplest time to tie rakhi is during Aparahna or late afternoon
Raksha Bandhan 2021: Raksha Bandhan celebrates the purity and sanctity of the bond that exists between siblings. Raksha means safety and Bandhan means bond. This festival is widely known between siblings for his or her undying support and a vow of protection of every other under any dire circumstance.
History of Raksha Bandhan 2021
According to Hindu mythology, during the time of Mahabharat, Lord Krishna had accidentally cut his finger on his sudarshan chakra. Princess Draupadi tore a bit of fabric from her saree and tied it around his figure to stop the overflowing of blood. Lord Krishna was swamped with this type gesture and thought of that as a sacred thread. From that day, he vowed to guard Draupadi at any cost.
In Mahabharat when the Kauravas tried to shame and belittle her, keeping his vow in mind, Lord Krishna appeared and guarded her from the embarrassment and humiliation while nobody there helped her.
Significance of Raksha Bandhan 2021
According to Hindu norms, a sister applies tilak on her brother’s forehead and ties a rakhi around his wrist, praying for a cheerful and healthy life. In return, the brother gifts her with something that she likes or gives cash as a token of appreciation and love.
This festival has become more of a playful exchange of gifts and understanding. this is often more spirited and lightheaded crammed with witty banters exchanged between siblings, friends and families. With changing times, tying rakhi is simply not limited to brother-sister. people that feel safe and guarded are celebrating Raksha Bandhan by tying rakhi to their elder sisters or friends or distant relatives too. the sensation of Raksha Bandhan has always been about feeling safe and guarded .
How Raksha Bandhan is Celebrated?
Days before the festival, sisters go shopping for Rakhis. These come in various sizes and forms. They also buy sweets or chocolates for their brothers. All get up early and bathe early. The sister then applies a Tika and ties the Rakhi on her brother’s wrist. Aarti is also performed.
The brother gives his sister money and gifts – and promises to protect her. All this is done in a joyful and boisterous mood, followed by a special meal – either cooked at home or outside.
Raksha Bandhan 2021 Shubh Muhurat (Auspicious Times)
Thread tying ceremony – 06:15 AM to 05:31 PM
Aparahan Muhurat – 01:37 PM to 04:07 PM
Purnima Tithi Begins – 07:00 PM on 21st August
Purnima Tithi Ends – 05:31 PM on 22nd August
Raksha Bandhan 2021 Wishes, Messages, Quotes Greetings
- Every year, the celebration of Rakshabandhan brings more love and blessings to our relationship.
- Missing those trifling fights and enormous love which we share.
- It’s lovely …that we got to grow up together…like two peas in a pod… Happy Rakshabandhan to my sweet as sugar brother.
- Remembering the strong bond of togetherness shared by you and me. Thanks for being the best protector..
- Having a brother like you is a wonderful feeling as I have a person to rely on, anytime and anywhere in this world.
- Mere bhaiya
Mere anmol rattan…
May you have a long, healthy and prosperous life.
Happy Raksha Bandhan!
- Bachpan ki wo bheeni smritiyan Lekar aaya Rakhi ka tyohaar Baat-baat par wo roothna mera Sneh tumhara jyun babul ka pyaar Mubarak ho Bhaiya tumhein Raksha Bandhan ka ye tyohaar!
- Bhaiya mere rakhi ke bandhan ko nibhana
Bhaiya mere Choti bahan ko na bhulana
Dekho ye nata nibhana, nibhana
- Mere Bhaiya mere chanda mere anmol ratan
May you have long, healthy and prosperous life.
Happy Raksha Bandhan
- Aaj tilak kyun hai beranga sa
Aaj kalayi kyun hai suni si
Mithai bhi aaj phiki si lagti hai
Mere payare Bhaiya
Missing You on this auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan