Raksha Bandhan 2020: The festival of Rakshabandhan is about the relationship and strong bonding between brother and sister.
Raksha Bandhan 2020: The festival of Rakshabandhan is about relationship and strong bonding between brother and sister. The festival of Rakshabandhan has been going on for centuries. This festival is also a symbol of brotherly love. On the day of Rakshabandhan, the sisters tie the Raksha Sutras to their brother’s wrist. This festival holds special significance for Hindus. Let us know when the festival of Rakshabandhan will be celebrated this year and what will be the time of this festival.
When is Rakshabandhan 2020?
Raksha Bandhan 2020 Date: Rakshabandhan festival will be celebrated on Monday, August 3 this year. This festival is celebrated every year on the full moon day of the month of Shravan and on August 3, this date is falling.
Timing of Rakshabandhan 2020 / रक्षाबंधन २०२० का मुहूर्त
[su_heading size=”18″]रक्षाबंधन मुहूर्त 2020 रक्षाबंधन अनुष्ठान का समय- 09:28 से 21:14 अपराह्न मुहूर्त- 13:46 से 16:26 प्रदोष काल मुहूर्त- 19:06 से 21:14 पूर्णिमा तिथि आरंभ – 21:28 (2 अगस्त) पूर्णिमा तिथि समाप्त- 21:27 (3 अगस्त) [/su_heading]
How to Tie Rakhi on brother’s wrist.
On the day of Raksha Bandhan, wake up early in the morning and bathe and wear pure clothes. After this clean the house.Mix rice, raw cotton cloth, mustard and roli together. Then prepare a plate with a Rakhi and light up a Diya. Place sweets in a plate. After this, ask the brother to sit on a wooden stool. Preferably,if Stool is made of Mango tree.
The procedure of tying Rakhi on brother’s wrist.
While tying the Raksha Sutra/Rakhi, make the brother sit in the east direction. While applying tilak to the brother, the face of the sister should be towards the west. After this, tie Raksha Sootra on the right hand by applying tilak on the brother’s forehead. After tying the rakhi, do aarti of brother and offer him, sweets. If the sister is older, then bless the younger brother and if younger, bow to the elder brother and take his blessings.
The religious significance of Rakshabandhan festival.
According to the legend, Draupadi tied a piece of her Aanchal as a Raksha sutra to Lord Krishna at the time of Rajasuya Yajna. After this, the tradition of tying rakhi to brother started by the sisters. On the day of Rakshabandhan, Brahmins tie Rakhi to their priests and greet them. On this day it is considered auspicious to start learning any new subject or art.
Is Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) a Public Holiday in India?
Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) is not a public holiday. Employment and holiday laws in India allow employees to choose a limited number of holidays from a list of optional holidays. Some employees may choose to take the day off on this day, however, most offices and businesses remain open.
How is Raksha Bandhan celebrated in Singrauli, MP?
In Singrauli, people celebrate the festival of Raksha Bandhan with immense joy and faith. during morning hours, most offices remain unmanned, since people go to places to tie up Rakhi. However, during evening hours the day is as usual. You may see the right hand of most of the Hindus with Rakhi. Sweet shops are crowded day before the Rakshabandhan. Presently, Singrauli is under strict lockdown amid COVID-19(Chinese Virus) pandemic, therefore it will be interesting to see how people of singrauli behave on Rakshabandan falling on 03rd of August 2020.