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Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan celebration is the festival to express the immaculate love between brothers and sisters. This festival is being celebrated with fervor and joy since ancient period. Rakhi epitomizes the unconditional love between brothers and sisters.

Raksha Bandhan has a lot of historical significance. There are many different stories that are linked with the Hindu mythology. One of those famous stories is that once there was a war between the devils and Gods where Gods were losing. At that moment, Lord Indra called Lord Brihaspati for some advice and during that time, Indra’s wife Indrani was also present. Before Brihaspati could suggest something, Indrani said that she knew how to assure Gods win in the battle. Indrani prepared an amulet in Shravan’s Shukl Purnima next day and got that amulet tied on her husband’s wrist by Brahmins. As a result of which, the Gods won the battle and Indra remained unscathed. Since that day, the amulet came to be known as Raksha Sutra and from then onwards, Rakhi is celebrated on full moon in the Shravan month.

There are also many stories on this festival like "Lord Krishna and Draupadi" and "King Bali and Goddess Lakshmi".