Raksha Bandhan 2022 – Significance, History and Celebration


Raksha Bandhan – Significance, History and Celebration: Raksha Bandhan, which literally means “security” and “relationship,”. The festival of love, represents the infinite love of the brother-sister connection, which is not constrained to blood interpersonal relationships. It’s also observed through cousins, sister and sister-in-law (Bhabhi), fraternal aunt (Bua), nephew (Bhatija), and other relatives.


History of Raksha Bandhan

Mahabharat is a story that gives us many classes and teaches us a way to live a stunning and honest lifestyles, so from Mahabharat handiest the idea of Rakhi has come. In Mahabharata, one day Lord Krishna reduce his finger and lots of blood started coming out.

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When Draupadi saw that she immediately tore a piece of cloth from her saree and cover the finger with the cloth piece to stop the bleeding. The small fabric piece became then converted into rakhi.

Krishna promised her that he might shield her from all evils for the duration of his life because of the sacred thread she tied to the rakhi.

When the Kauravas tried to disrobe Draupadi by way of yanking her hair, dragging her to the court docket, and manhandling her, Krishna saves her pride by using supplying immeasurable large amounts of cloth.

Raksha Bandhan 2022 Date and Time

Raksha Bandhan, which literally means “security” and “relationship,” Honours the special bond that exists between a brother and his sister. On the full moon day, or Purnima, in the Hindu calendar month of Shravan, the festival is held.


Every Indian and Nepali believes in good time and does all the work or pooja after asking the priest about the subh Murata of the day, 2022 Raksha Bandhan is on Thursday 11 August and the good time (subh muhurta) for tying rakhi is from 06:07 AM to 05:59 PM.

At least in between this time, the worship of God should be done in every house.

Shubh Muhurat for Raksha Bandhan 2022

ShubhMuhurat for the Rakhi Tying Ceremony06:07 AM to 05:59 PM
Total Duration for Rakhi Tying Ceremony11 Hours 52 Minutes
Aparahan Time during Raksha Bandhan 202201:48 PM to 04:22 PM
Aparahan Duration2 Hours 34 Minutes
Commencement of Rakhi Purnima11th August 2022 at 10:38 AM
Conclusion of Rakhi Purnima12th August 2022 at 07:05 AM

What is the best time to tie Rakhi on Raksha Bandhan?

The great time to carry out the rituals of Rakhi is all through Aparahan which falls later within the afternoon on the day of Raksha Bandhan as consistent with the Hindu rituals. If this time in unavailable, then tying a rakhi in the during Pardosh time is the next best time. It’s also a perfect time to perform the Rakhi rituals on this festival.

Raksha Bandhan Significance

Raksha Bandhan is about love and protection. A small pooja is done in the house before scared rakhi in anyone’s hands. The first dhaga is tied by the priest and after that, the festival starts Every tradition has its own way of celebrating the festivals but the core is the same for all.


Celebration of Raksha Bandhan

During this festivals, sisters make a decorative plate that has rakhi, sweets, Diya, tika, mithai and a few rice in it. Sister first of all places a tilak on his brother’s forehead after which she ties the thread (rakhi) on his right-hand wrist which is a symbol of trust and faith she has in his brother.

After Tiering the rakhi the sister gives sweets to the brother and prays for his long life and healthy, and in return aside from promising to preserve their sisters good and safe, the brothers also gives them sweets, chocolates and gifts.

At this festival relatives go to each other homes sweet dishes are prepared at home, and everyone inside the family wears new clothes.

Raksha Bandhan represents the unbreakable bond of love, care, and admire. however, in a broader experience, the Rakhi (Raksha Bandhan) conveys an inherent message of universal brotherhood and sisterhood.


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Thus, the Rakhi festival conveys a message with socio-spiritual significance, emphasizing the importance of cultivating positive qualities, and purity in thought, word, and deed.



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