Raksha Bandhan is a way of celebrating the beautiful bond that is share between brothers and sisters. All the sisters out there tie the bond of love called as “Rakhi” on the wrists of their brothers to make them feel that nothing is more important than this beautiful bond of love and affection. In return brothers promise their sisters to provide a cover of protection as long as they will live.
An inexpensive thread when tied on the wrists of brothers become so expensive and powerful that nothing can mire their strength. There have been stories in the past relate to the strength of this powerful relationship of brother and sister and of the power of this beautiful bond of Raksha Bandhan.
Significance of Celebrating Rakhi
The word “Raksha Bandhan” has originated from two words that Raksha which means providing a protection to somebody and Bandhan which means a bond. So, the word Raksha Bandhan refers to the bond of protection that is shared between two people.
In the Hindu culture this day is celebrated popularly to appreciate the sanctity and purity of the bind that is shared between brothers and sisters. Apart from those brothers and sisters who are sharing the blood relationship, many of the non biological brothers and sisters celebrate this day.
Every sister prays for the well being of their brothers by tying the sacred bond of love and affection on their wrist. And, brothers present enticingly beautiful gifts to their sisters and they promise their sisters to protect them in every walk of life no matter what.