Since time immemorial India to the outside world is known for its culture and tradition. India’s rich heritage speaks volumes about its age-old customs being preserved and followed whole-heatedly by its people. ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ — the whole universe is one family. This is what Indians preach and practice. Living on such a holy land is indeed a matter of pride for every Indian. ‘Sone ki Chidiya’ as India was known long back has earned fame and glory in the past and is continuing to do so even today. The country is known as the land of festivals and this is true in every sense!!!
Raksha Bandhan Celebration
So many festivals are celebrated across the length and breadth of the country every year. Raksha Bandhan is one such festival of love that celebrates the strength of the beautiful relationship that exists between a brother and a sister. The festival is a moment of joy and happiness for the entire family.
On this auspicious occasion, a sister ties ‘beautiful Rakhi’ on her brother’s hand as a mark of love and respect and prays for his well-being and long life. The brother on the other hand gifts her sister and pledges to protect her throughout his lifetime.
Raksha Bandhan is celebrated throughout the length and breadth of the country with full enthusiasm and fervor. The festival brings about the sweetness of the relationship that exists between a brother and a sister, in the most pleasing and loving manner. The brothers see to it that the demands and wishes of the sisters are met completely without any compromise.
The festival is not only about the brother-sister love, but also about parents, elders and grandparents taking pleasure in seeing their family members bonding over love. Also, it is that time of the year when Indians the practice age-old rituals. On Raksha Bandhan, people, in specific youngsters, wear new clothes and indulge in sweet dishes and other homemade delicacies.