Sunday, August 5, 2012

RAKSHA BHANDAN

The traditional Hindu festival 'Raksha Bandhan' (knot of protection) was came into origin about 6000 years back when Aryans created first civilization - The Indus Valley Civilization. With many languages and cultures, the traditional method to Rakhi festival celebration differs from place to place across India. Following are some historical evidences of Raksha Bandhan celebration from the Indian history. 
In India, festivals are the celebration of togetherness, of being one of the family. Raksha Bandhan is one such festival that is all about affection, fraternity and sublime sentiments. It is also known as Raksha Bandhan which means a 'bond of protection'. This is an occasion to flourish love, care, affection and sacred feeling of brotherhood, then the sister ties Rakhi to her brother and wishes for his happiness and well-being. In turn, the brother acknowledge the love with a promise to stand by his sister through all the good and bad times. 
Daughter Shubha could meet up brother Rishikanth at famous ISCKON temple in Bangalore and celebrated raksha bandhan........tying traditional raakhi..... in the presence of Lahari, Chikkams and appa......good occasion to remember......
Monday, 6th Aug. 2012

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