29 July 2011

It’s time to send Rakhi….

 

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India is a land of  many  colorful festivals and the famous festival of Raksha Bandhan is very near.  Indian community all over the world  is ready to celebrate the sacred festival of Raksha Bandhan on 13th August.

The day which has become the symbol of brotherhood, is celebrated around the world, with the rays of love and affection blooming in it. Rakhi festival is not only a ceremony of tying rakhi but it has moreover transited into the trust and love which a girl ties on her brother's wrist and hope that this hand will always hold her in every ups and downs of life.

 

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As per the Hindu calendar rakhi festival falls on the shravan purnima (full moon day), which corresponds to the month of July-August as per the English calendar. The day is being celebrated as per the Indian calendar, which changes every year, hence the festival also falls on the different dates of the English calendar. The festival bears social significance, because it symbolizes the importance of relationship between siblings.

India Post has issued a variety of  Rakhi envelopes  which are tear and Water Resistant . The envelopes are in beautiful designs and colors.

 

Envelopes issued in 2010

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Envelopes issued in 2009

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View all  Rakhi Envelopes  issued by India Post

1 comment:

Krunal Oza said...

Yes Rakhi is the Holy Festival and every sister shoul Send Rakhi to her Brothers on This Raksha Bandhan 2013.

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