Raksha Bandhan – 03 August 2020

Raksha Bandhan – 03 August 2020

This year Raksha Bandhan will be celebrated on 3rd August, 2020. Thus, according to the best astrologers following are the muhurat for Raksha Bandhan:

Raksha Bandhan Thread Ceremony Time – 09:28 to 21:14

Aparahan Muhurat – 13:46 to 16:26

Pradosh Time Muhurat- 19:06 to 21:14

Purnima Tithi Begins – 21:28 that is on 2nd August, 2020.

In India, the Raksha Bandhan is the festival that reinforces the bond between a brother and sister. Every sister waits for this festival so that she can tie the sacred thread, known as ‘Rakhi ‘on her brothers’ wrist every year. While the festival is celebrated in the month of Shravan having a full moon day. It is among the one of the most popular festivals of India. Therefore, one could hear number of stories related to the origin of this brother sister bond festival. If we go back in the ancient period and check out history that from where this festival actual started, then you came to know that it was not to mark the love between a brother and sister but for victory in a war.

Why it is celebrated?

Though, according to the Hindu religion, the origin of the festival took place like, long ago, a battle is happened between the Gods and the Demons. And moreover, this battle is carried on continuously for 12 long years but at the end of this the Demons came out as the winners. Then Demons captured the throne of the King Gods Indra, and also the entire three Worlds. But afterwards he went to the spiritual teacher of the Gods Brihaspati and took his advice. He advised him to chant some mantras that would offer protection.

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How it is celebrated?

On this particular day, a sister ties the scared silk thread on her brothers’ wrist but it is not considered just a thread, but a symbol of pure, sacred and unceasing love between the two siblings, it is coupled with the mantra for everlasting protection. Well when the sister gets married, it’s a ritual that the brother will makes it a point to visit the sisters’ house and get the Rakhi tied by her.

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