Happy Raksha Bandhan 2016: Raksha Bandhan is a widely celebrated festival in India. It is observed in about all parts of the nation by various communities like Hindus, Jains, Sikhs, Buddhists and Christians. This auspicious day is also known by other names such as Rakhi or Rakhi and Rakhi Purnima. This event is also commemorated in Nepal by the name of ‘Janai Purnima’.
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The origination of this festival is still a topic of speculation. However, there are numerous stories mentioned in Hinduism epics or scriptures.
On this holy day, siblings share a sweet moment. Sisters tie rachis (sacred thread) on the wrist of brothers and pray for their well-being. In return, brothers take a lifelong vow to support her throughout the life.
According to the Hindu lunisolar Nepali Calendar, Raksha Bandhan is observed on full moon day of the Shravan month; better known by the name of Shravan Poornima.
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The Rakhi observances include exchanging hugs, sending gifts and wishing the siblings a Happy Raksha Bandhan. And in order to make this day memorable for you, we have brought you the collection of Happy Raksha Bandhan 2016 Messages, Wishes, Greetings, and Quotes. You can use these words or pictures and send it to your siblings living at distant places.
Raksha Bandhan will be celebrated in India on 18th August – Thursday, 2016. The festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm and zeal across the entire nation. Rakhi is celebrated widely in India and observed by most Hindus living in Nepal and Mauritius.
This auspicious day is commonly known by other names such as Rakhi or Rakhi and Rakhi Purnima in India, and by ‘Janai Purnima’ in Nepal. There are different customs or traditions observed on this day. However, the original practice of tying the rakhi (sacred thread) is still in tradition.
Sisters tie a sacred thread or Rakhi on the wrist of their brothers and pray for their well-being while, in return, they give them their words to protect her from any harm.
Despite being first introduced in Hinduism epics, this fest is also widely celebrated by Jains, Sikhs, Buddhists and Christians all over India and at different places too.
People start preparing for the event two-three weeks before the actual day, to set-up the perfect aura for Rakhi ceremony. Siblings exchange gifts with each other, give each other hugs and all the family has good time gathering together at a place.
To make this Rakhi 2016 special for you, we have picked the best Happy Raksha Bandhan 2016 Quotes, Messages, Pictures, and Wishes. In case, if your sister or brother is living at a different or distant place, then you can use this material to greet them a very joyful Rakhi. Below you can find the desired content.
- Rakhi festivities going full bore. Every one of the siblings and sisters Keep the bond developing. Happy RakshaBandhan, A sisters love for siblings.
- The highlight of my youth was making my sibling chuckle so hard that nourishment turned out his nose.
- Its difficult to portray all the affection and joy you’ve given me.
Be that as it may, through this message, I attempt.
Trust you locate the best in yourself this Rakhi.
- We’d battle, shout, contend and fight.
In any case, underneath all that, we both know,
There’s an affection more profound than some other.
Raksha Bandhan Greetings to the closest companion I ever had.
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