23 August 2010

Festivals of India – Raksha Bandhan




Greetings on Raksha Bandhan !

It is the time to celebrate Rakshabandhan, one of the important festivals of India. Greetings to all Indians celebrating this festival in different parts of the wrold !!

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Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi , the bond of protection is the festival is marked by the tying of a rakhi, or holy thread by the sister on the wrist of her brother. The brother in return offers a gift to his sister and vows to look after her as she presents sweets to her brother.


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Raksha Bandhan, an important festival of India is  celebrated   to express the  love between brothers and sisters. This festival is being celebrated with fervor and joy since ancient period. Rakhi epitomizes the unconditional love between brothers and sisters. This is also an occasion for family get together where they collectively celebrate this sacred festival. Exchange of beautiful rakhi gifts among dear ones make this occasion a sweet remembrance for many years to come.

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