Raksha Bandhan, or simply Rakhi is a Hindu festival, celebrated in many parts of the Indian subcontinent, notably India and Nepal.
Raksha Bandhan means “bond of protection“. It is observed on the full moon day of the Hindu Luni-solar calendar month of Shravana, which typically falls in the Gregorian calendar month of August.
Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) Festival Date 2017
Raksha Bandhan (RakhI) Festival is popular in Hindu and we all celebrate this auspicious day every year. This Year Raksha Bandhan 2017 Celebrates on 7th August 2017.
On Raksha Bandhan, a sister ties a rakhi on her brother’s wrist with a prayer for his prosperity and happiness.This symbolizes the sister’s love. The brother gives her a token gift and a promise to protect her.
Raksha Bandhan as a religious festival focuses on performing the Aarti and saying prayers prior to tying the rakhi. The prayers draw inspiration from the Hindu scriptures.
When is Raksha Bandhan in 2017 Date Day India?
Raksha Bandhan in 2017 is on Monday, the 7th of August(7/8/2017).
The festival celebrates the love and duty between brothers and sisters. It is also popularly used to celebrate any brother-sister type of relationship between men and women who may or may not be biologically related.
Raksha Bandhan is primarily observed on the Indian subcontinent. It is also celebrated by some Jains and Sikhs, and by Hindu communities in other parts of the world.
Raksha Bandhan Puja Timing Shubh Muhurat 2017
Festival = Raksha Bandhan
Day = Monday
Date = 7th August 2017