The festival of Raksha Bandhan is celebrated on the full moon day of Shravan month. On this day, sisters tie a rakhi on the wrist of their brothers and wish them a happy life. The brothers also promise to protect their sisters. Rakhi is on 3 August this time. The special thing is that Sawan is also a Monday on this day. Bhadra Yoga on Rakshabandhan will end at 9.30 am. There will be time to tie rakhi throughout the day.
Rakhi Muhurta: Rakhi can be tied at any time after 9.28 am on August 03. By the way, the most auspicious time to tie Rakhi will be from 01.48 pm to 04.29 pm. Talking about the second auspicious time, it will be from 07.10 pm to 09.17 pm. Raksha Bandhan can be celebrated till 09.17 PM. .
Importance: . There is a mythological story related to Rakhi festival. According to which once the war between the gods and asuras started. In which the gods understood the state of defeat. Then Indrani’s wife Indrani tied a protective shield in the hands of the gods. Which led to the victory of the gods. It is believed that this defense legislation was started on the full moon date of Shravan month.
Rani Karnavati of Mewar sent Rakhi to Humayun
When Bahadur Shah attacked Mewar’s queen Karnavati in 1535, she requested help by sending a rakhi to the Mughal emperor Humayun to protect her kingdom. Because Rani Karnavati was herself a brave warrior, she herself jumped into the battlefield to face Bahadur Shah, but Humayun’s support could not bring her success.
History of Raksha Bandhan according to Hindu mythology
The history of Raksha Bandhan is in Hindu mythology. According to Hindu mythology, in the Mahabharata, (which is a great Indian epic), Draupadi, the wife of the Pandavas, used her sari to stop the blood flowing from the wrist of Lord Krishna (Sri Krishna had injured herself by mistake). The edge was torn and tied. Thus a bond of brother and sister developed between them, and Shri Krishna pledged to protect her.
Legend related to Rakshabandhan
In the Mahabharata period, when Shri Krishna killed Shishupala with his Sudarshan Chakra, his finger was cut at that time. Seeing this, Draupadi tore her sari and tied it on her finger. It was seen as a coronation.
You will get auspicious time for tying rakhi in two steps
The date of Sawan Purnima will begin on August 2 at 8.43 pm. From its beginning, Bhadra will remain till 9.28 am on August 3. Rakhi can be tied after Bhadra ends. By the way, on August 3, auspicious time will be observed for tying a rakhi in two steps. The first is from 1.35 pm to 4. 35 pm in the afternoon and second auspicious time will be from 07.10 pm to 09.17 pm. Raksha Bandhan can be celebrated till 09.17 PM.