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Raksha Bandhan: no more a day just for brother

Raksha Bandhan no more a day just for brother
Written by Kritika Sachdev
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Raksha Bandhan is a traditional Hindu festival that celebrates the eternal bond between a brother and a sister. This bond of love, care and strength between a brother and a sister is priceless. We’ve all celebrated this joyous festival for years and years. During childhood, this day was looked forward to for its Rakhi combo gifts and delicious delicacies. Growing up, it’s more about getting to go home and spending time with family. The festival ‘Raksha Bandhan’ has a meaning associated with it, the word ‘Raksha’ means protection and the word ‘Bandhan’ stands for bond. On this occasion, a sister ties a sacred thread called rakhi on her brother’s wrist. This Rakhi signifies her wishes for his prosperity and happiness. And in return brother takes an oath to protect his sister from every difficulty or hurdle.

Today, rakhis are not only tied to a brother’s wrist. As Rakhi is not just a ‘brother’s day’ which celebrates the importance of ‘Raksha’ or protection, but the emotional bond which exists between two people. Tying rakhi only to a brother’s wrist is an age-old tradition, that has changed over the time. As nowadays people are known to tie rakhi to the wrist of different loved ones such as sisters tie Rakhi to their sisters, sisters-in-law, nephews, friends, etc. Everyone celebrates the joy of tying Rakhi in different ways. Giving thoughtful gifts in one of them, as you can by Rakhi with chocolate, Rakhi with sweets, Rakhi with trail mix, and several other combos online. So, let’s take a look at some relations you can tie Rakhi to as a symbol of your love, regards and care.

You can tie Rakhi to your sister-in-law

In some families a married couple is believed to be a union of souls as they complete each other. That’s why it is mandatory to send a rakhi Set for Bhaiya Bhabhi or tie the holy thread to sisters-in-law along with tying Rakhi to married brothers. There is a special unique rakhi for sister-in-law and these are called lumba. This rakhi will improve your bond and understanding with your sister-in-law, as this will signify your love and warmth for her.

You can tie rakhi to your sister

On this auspicious festival sisters can tie Rakhi to each other and pray for success and well-being of the other. It can be a reason either to fill the void of not having a brother or it can even be a reason for they wanted their bond to be stronger, by being there for each other. Girls love to follow this custom and pledge for each other’s protection.

Brothers can tie Rakhi to each other

With the change in people understanding and acceptance, these days boys love to celebrate Raksha Bandhan with their loving brothers. This trend also helps them to fill the void of having a sister. This custom helps them to get into the spirit of the festivity along with feeling the joy of celebrating brotherhood. Guys gladly follow the ritual and enjoy it. Also, they take vow to protect each other from every possible hurdle.

Brothers can even tie Rakhi to their sisters

Rakhi is a sacred thread that symbolises love, care, and protection. Some brothers tie Rakhi to their sister’s wrists just to show their love and care for them. These days it is only for celebrating the endless love for one another irrespective of sex. If you have forgot to pre-order a rakhi gift for your sister then you can select Rakhi same day delivery from happySTEMS. Under this initiative your order will be delivered to your mentioned address in the shortest possible time. You can even send an arrangement of beautiful fresh and fragrant flowers by selecting same day flower delivery.

Mothers can Tie Rakhi to their son

Mothers are the primary caregivers in life. They have constantly been by our side since giving birth to providing us with all the basic and luxurious amenities. She is like a strong foundation that supports and protects us. Thus, they should tie a Rakhi to their son’s wrist as they have always prayed for our well-being and good health.

Girls can tie Rakhi to their grandfather

Grandfathers have always encouraged their little princesses to follow their dreams and targets, while always providing an escape from your parents’ scolding. Girls can tie Rakhi to their grandfather seeking his love and blessings. They tie the holy thread to their dearest grandfather to show their endless love and care for him. And in return, they receive their blessings and love disguised as gifts or money.

Thus, you can surprise your loved ones by making this delightful festival filled with utter excitement and joy. So, you can now conveniently tie this sacred thread of Rakhi to your loved ones. As it will protect all the relations and fill everyone’s heart with a new energy of love and connection.

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