When is Rakhi/ Raksha Bandhan 2014?


Happy Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan is a festival celebrated by the Hindu religion that denotes love and duties between brothers and sisters.

This year’s i.e. Rakhi 2014 is going to be on 10th August 2014 (Sunday).

The word Raksha in Hindi means protection and Bandhan means bond, so the word Raksha Bandha 2014 signifies the protection and love & affection between the brothers and sisters.

Rakhi or Raksha bandhan is also celebrated between those who shares a caring relationship between each other, whether they are biologically related or not.
Cousin Brothers and sisters also celebrate Rakhi or Raksha bandhan and shares the same bond of love and care. So, celebrate Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi Purnima in 2014 with your loved ones with full zeal and enthusiasm.

Raksha Bandhan/Rakhi 2014 Muhrat/Time:
  • Ceremony time of Rakhi 2014 is from 1:37pm to 9:10pm.
  • Apaharan time muhurat for Rakshabandhan 2014 is from 1:44pm to 4:22pm.
  • Pradosh time muhurat for Rakhi Purnima or Raksha Bandhan 2014 is from 7pm to 9:10pm
**Time given above are all in Indian Standard Time (IST)**

Small List of the Countries where Rakhi/Raksha Bandhan is celebrated:

  1. India
  2. Nepal
  3. Mauritius
  4. Pakistan
  5. Sri Lanka
  6. Fiji
  7. United States of America (USA)
  8. United Kingdom (UK)
  9. Canada
  10. Australia
  11. New Zealand and some more.

Significance of Rakhi/Raksha Bandhan:

Raksha Bandhan in Sanskrit literally means "the tie or knot of protection". It is an ancient Hindu festival that ritually celebrates the love and duty between brothers and their sisters. The sister performs a Rakhi ceremony, then prays to express her love and her wish for the well being of her brother; in return, the brother ritually pledges to protect and take care of his sister under all circumstances. It is one of the several occasions in which family ties are affirmed in India.

So once again, don’t forget the date as this day really depicts the love between brothers and sisters.

This year’s i.e. Rakhi 2014 is going to be on 10th August 2014 (Sunday).

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