Raksha Bandhan 2019 Date and Time, Raksha Bandhan In India, Raksha Bandhan 2019 Songs
Every year the full moon of the month of Savan is celebrated as the holy festival of Raksha Bandhan. On this day, the sisters wish for long life and successful life by tying a rakhi on the wrist of the brothers, while the brothers promise their lifelong protection. The fanfare of this Raksha Bandhan festival is seen more in the north and western regions of India.
Raksha Bandhan is made up of two words consisting of defense and bondage which means bondage in defense. This is a festival that not only defines the blood relations of siblings, but it is equally important for those who are close relatives. That is, it is not necessary that the brother and sister have a blood relation. Raksha Bandhan is the bond that connects with mind and heart.
Why Raksha Bandhan is celebrated
When the war was going on between Shishupala and Shri Krishna, when Shri Krishna was hurt in the index finger during the war, Draupadi had torn her saree and tied it on Sri Krishna’s finger to stop the blood. Shri Krishna had repaid the debt by saving the shame of Draupadi during Cheer Haran. Since then, people began to consider this love of siblings as the festival of Raksha Bandhan.
When is Raksha Bandhan in 2019 and Auspicious time to tie Rakhi
The festival of Raksha Bandhan will be celebrated this time on Thursday, August 15. Raksha Bandhan’s auspicious time on Raksha Bandhan this year is quite long. On the day of Raksha Bandhan, Sister can tie Rakhi to her brother from 05:49 in the morning till 6:01 in the evening. That is, you have full time all day long to bind the Rakhi.
Rakhi tying ritual method on Raksha Bandhan
Before knowing the auspicious time on Rakhi, both brothers and sisters should take a bath and try and keep a new handkerchief on your head. Now decorate a plate with Rakhi, Roli and Akshat , Kumkum, Sweets, Ghee Lamp. At the beginning of the auspicious time, the brother should sit in such a way that his face is in the east direction. First of all, put the tilak of roli and akshat on the brother’s forehead, then do aarti by doing Kumkum. After this, tie Rakhi in the right hand, after this make brother’s mouth sweet. If the sister is younger then take the blessings by touching the brother’s feet and if the brother is small, then he can touch the sister’s feet. After tying a rakhi, the brothers should gift the sisters according to their will and ability.