essay on raksha bandhan in english
introduction of raksha bandhan
India is a country of festivals and festivals. There is hardly any season or month here when some or the other festival is not celebrated. In some months, a festival is celebrated, which lasts for more than one day.
Among the festivals celebrated in India are Deepawali, Holi, Raksha Bandhan, Dussehra etc. Among them, Raksha Bandhan, symbolizing the sacred relationship of brother and sister, has special significance.
meaning of raksha bandhan
Raksha bandhan means the bond which is tied to protect. These thin colored threads of yarn are also called Rakhi. On the day of Rakshabandhan, sisters tie these threads on their brother’s wrist and brothers promise to protect them.
history of raksha bandhan
It is a well-known incident in history that Karmavati, the heroine of Mewar, sent Rakhi to Humayun, who himself was also trapped in the war, during the war with the Pathans. Despite being a Muslim, Humayun respected this Rakhi and immediately accepted the war against the Pathan Sardar.
In this way he maintained the dignity of the thread of Rakhi and supported Karmavati. This is an unforgettable event of the emotional unity of Hindus and Muslims.
ways to celebrate raksha bandhan
On the day of Rakshabandhan, there is a lot of activity in the houses from early morning. Children are in a hurry to get ready after taking a bath. They get ready after taking a bath and wearing clean or new clothes.
Then the sisters go to the brother keeping Roli, Akshat, Rakhi and some sweets in the plate. They tie rakhi by putting roli on their forehead. Brother them too. Some give gifts and promise to protect them forever.
conclusion of raksha bandhan
Rakshabandhan is the festival of the sacred love of brother and sister. We should maintain its sanctity by celebrating this festival with decency and decorum.