Raksha Bandhan

Annual ritual originating from the Indian Subcontinent

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Raksha Bandhan, also Rakshabandhan, is a popular, traditionally Hindu, annual rite, or ceremony, which is central to a festival of the same name, celebrated in India, some other parts of South Asia, and among people around the world influenced by Hindu culture. On this day, sisters of all ages tie a talisman, or amulet, called the rakhi, around the wrists of their brothers, symbolically protecting them, receiving a gift in return, and traditionally investing the brothers with a share of the responsibility of their potential care.

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GOOD SAMARITAN: Sisters in Jharkhand, Ashish celebrates Raksha Bandhan with them
Credit: DNA - Published 3 days ago

The advertisement wishing the local people on Independence Day and Raksha Bandhan was given by the Ugu Panchayat chairman and advocate Anuj Kumar Dikshit
Credit: DNA - Published 4 days ago

Like all sisters, Prity too had gone to visit her brother at Santacruz to tie Rakhi. In the melee she left her 10 tola (100 grams) gold ornaments worth Rs 4 lakh..
Credit: DNA - Published 4 days ago

It may be recalled that Qamar Mohsin Shaikh is a Pakistani national who came to India after marriage. She had been tying 'rakhi' on PM Modi's wrist for the last..
Credit: DNA - Published 5 days ago

PM wished the nation on the occasion of Rakshabandhan.
Credit: DNA - Published 6 days ago

Happy Raksha Bandhan to all our readers!
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

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