Rakhi a festival celebrated by the Indian siblings across the globe speaks about the bond and love shared between siblings and cousins. A festival, where all sisters tie a sacred thread- rakhi on their brother’s wrist and wish for her good health and luck and similarly the brother promises to protect her beloved sister livelong and a promise to be with her at every step whenever she needs even after her marriage.
The festival is popular in north India but nowadays is celebrated across the nation and the Indians residing in different parts of the world.
Rituals related to Raksha Bandhan
The family members start preparing for the festival days ago as there is a small get together where all the family members come together to follow the rituals, have food together, spend some quality time with family, relive old memories, exchange gifts and lots more.
People who are strict about the customs and rituals they tie rakhi in the set time which is known as mahurat. Rakhi 2018 mahurat time or Raksha Bandhan Thread Ceremony Time – 05:59 to 17:25, Aparahan Muhurat – 13:39 to 16:12, Purnima Tithi Begins – 15:16 (25th August), Purnima Tithi Ends- 17:25 (26th August), Bhadra got over before sunrise. The Rakhi festival falls on 26th August 2018.
The sister decorates her rakhi pooja thali which includes rakhi thread, sweets, tikka, chawal, roli and diya or kapoor batti. The sister on the said time starts with tying rakhi on her brother(s) wrist then applying tikka and chawal on his forehead followed by doing aarti and offering him sweets to eat. The ritual is complete after the brother in return pledges to take care of her and gives her a gift in return.
Designer Rakhi for brothers
On this occasion, give a break to a plain and simple thread and send unique and designer rakhi.
1. Zardozi Rakhi
Made by the Indian craftsmen, select from an intricate and colorful design. Made with colorful threads, silk threads and embellished with beads for that alluring look. Each pattern is beautifully and carefully designed with a perfect finish.
2. Kundan Rakhi
Popular amongst the Rajasthani and Gujarati community, this kundan style is also used to made sacred thread where a big colorful precious stone is topped with shiny crystal tikli and gold metal rings. This design looks royal and very attractive.
3. Minakari Rakhi
This style is popular and practiced in my cities especially Banaras. This design is basically enameling of metals. Some of the famous minakari items are jewelry, gift boxes, jewelry boxes, handicrafts and artifacts. The design is very intricate and requires a lot of effort. Seeing the demand, there is minakari rakhi available in the market.
4. Diamond Rakhi
For someone who loves stones and diamond. Colorful stone in the center and tiny white crystals around makes it stand out. There are artificial stone rakhi as well as precious diamond rakhi as well available on our gifting portal.
5. Gold And Silver Rakhi
If budget is not a constraint, then select from silver, gold and diamond rakhi. These rakhis can be worn as a bracelet or turned into a pendant as well.
6. Kids Rakhi
For kids, we have cute cartoon rakhis as well as fancy superhero rakhi which can be reused as a toy or there are few which can be used as a keychain. Amazing, isn’t it?
7. Lumba Rakhi
For your married brother, we have bhaiya bhabhi rakhi set which has a rakhi for the brother and a fancy one for your sister in law. These set has a matching dial and looks very cute. We at Tajonline has trendy and unique lumba rakhi which can be converted into a keychain and a necklace.
Now that you have ample of options to choose from, select a rakhi according to your choice and your budget. Also, get amazing offers and deals and Tajonline on your order.