In the embedded video above the respected Mahatma ji explains that this year also Raksha Bandhan festival falls of two days i.e., 30 and 31 August, 2023. For the 30th August, due to Pornima its Bhadra whole day and Bhadra ends at about 8:42 PM IST. So, there are two options either one can celebrate on 30th after the Bhadra ends OR celebrate on the early morning of 31st August. Please watch the video and we hope this will clarify all the doubts you might have about the Rakhi festival. We at India Temples wish you all a very happy Raksha Bandhan festival.
Celebrating Raksha Bandhan: Significance and Auspicious Muhurat Time for Tying the Rakhi
Raksha Bandhan, a cherished Indian festival. It is being celebrated since ages to mark the ternal love bond between brother and sister. On this occasion a sister ties a sacred thread on the wrist of his brother. The festival not only reinforces the love and protection between siblings but also upholds the cultural and emotional values that bind families together.
Historical and Mythological Legends about Raksha Bandhan Festival:
Raksha Bandhan’s history is adorned with tales that emphasize the significance of the festival. One of the most famous legends revolves around Queen Karnavati of Chittorgarh and Emperor Humayun. When the queen found herself in a vulnerable situation, she sent a rakhi to Humayun, who respected her bond and came to her aid. Another renowned mythological story is that of Lord Krishna and Draupadi, where Krishna helped Draupadi during her moment of distress after she tied a piece of cloth from her saree around his wrist.