Raksha Bandhan 2019 In UK, US & India: Celebration, Significance, Wishes, Images, Messages

             Raksha Bandhan 2019 Celebration, Significance, Wishes, Images, Messages: Raksha Bandhan is the festival that signifies the bond of love and protection between a brother and sister. On the day of Raksha Bandhan, sisters tie a sacred thread which signifies that all brothers will protect their sisters no matter how adverse the situations become.

Significance Of The Festival 

Raksha Bandhan is an Indian festival that signifies the bond of love between the siblings especially a brother and a sister.  This occasion of Raksha Bandhan is celebrated on the full moon day of the Luni-Solar calendar in the month of Shravana which always falls typically in the August month of the Gregorian calendar.

In this year 2019, The Raksha Bandhan festival will be observed on Thursday the 15th of August. This festival name is made up of basically two words Raksha means protection and also Bandhan that means bond or tying of bond. In combination, the phrase signifies bond protection that usually signifies the sacredness of the bond between siblings. The ceremonies are carried out by Hindus from North and Western India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Mauritius, as well as the Sikh and Jain communities.

This tradition of Raksha Bandhan is centuries old and there are numerous stories related to the festival. Though this festival signifies the bond of love and security between brothers and sisters. But on the other hand, it is not only restricted to blood relations.

It is a celebration for the cousins, close friends, and siblings. It is often used as a day to honor military personnel by calling them as the national brothers who protect us in the border.

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On this day of Raksha Bandhan, a sister ties out a rakhi around the wrist of her brother in order to pray for his prosperity, health and well being. In return to this brothers offers gifts to their sisters and promises to protect them from harm.

Raksha Bandhan 2019 In UK, US & India: Celebration, Significance, Wishes, Images, Messages

How Day is Celebrated?

All sisters and brothers are very much excited about the festival Of Rakhi and the celebration buzz are on for the festival. Weeks before, all sisters are buying Rakhis to tie on the wrist of their brothers. Brothers are excited about the gift they want to give to their sisters. Rakhis are the colorful threads, silver rakhis, bracelets, amulets, and other men’s wrist accessories.on this siblings wear all new clothes and observe the festival in the presence of parents, grandparents and other family members. This ritual involves lighting Diya and earthen lamps which represents the God of fire and performing aarti or worship by the sisters.

The prayers on Raksha Bandhan basically for the well being of their brothers. The brothers on this day vow that they will protect their sisters from any kind of harm or adverse situations. Before tying, rakhi sisters put Tilak on the forehead of brothers and after tying rakhi they are given nuts or sweets to eat.

This festival has a very pious feeling and signifies one of the purest forms of love. The brothers then give different forms of gifts to their sisters which can include money, a hamper, jewelry or clothes among other things.

Raksha Bandhan 2019 In UK, US & India: Celebration, Significance, Wishes, Images, Messages

Raksha Bandhan 2019 Wishes, Images & Messages

We shout and laugh, we fight and play. We discussed moments of happiness and sorrows, which made our bond stronger. Happy Raksha Bandhan for you Sister.

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Using you’re like having a very best friend I can not eliminate. I know anything I do, you will be there. Happy Raksha Bandhan!

Siblings are similar to streetlights across the street,
They do not make space any briefer,
However, they light the road and make the walk worthwhile.
Happy Raksha Bandhan!

You hold me in my bad times, you dancing with me in my happiness.
I can not remember even one day when you’re absent in my life. Happy Raksha Bandhan!

On the auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan, I would like to promise my beloved sister who regardless of what I shall always stand by her side! A great deal of hugs and love to my sister on Raksha Bandhan!

Raksha Bandhan 2019 In UK, US & India: Celebration, Significance, Wishes, Images, Messages

Wishing you prosperity, love, and happiness on the auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan. Happy Raksha Bandhan!

Dear Brother, while tying this Rakhi, I pray to God for your peace, happiness, and prosperity. A warm and loving person like you deserves the best of life. Happy Raksha Bandhan!

May this auspicious occasion bring you all the prosperity and good luck in your way of life. Happy Raksha Bandhan!

“On the auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan, I pray that our bond of love gets stronger with each Raksha Bandhan celebration…. Wishing you lots of love on this day.”

Raksha Bandhan 2019 In UK, US & India: Celebration, Significance, Wishes, Images, Messages

“I never felt the need for a friend because I had you by my side, I never felt alone in this world because you were always there to take care of me…. Happy Raksha Bandhan to my dearest brother.”

“With this Raksha Bandhan greeting card, I am sending my love and warm wishes to my brother who means this world to me…. May you are always happy and smiling.”

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“They may not be there with you but they are always there with you…. Brothers and sisters who complete you.

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