Raksha Bandhan is an Indian festival that speaks about the bond that is shared between brothers and sisters. Every year by celebrating this festival sister showers her love and blessing by tying a beautiful Rakhi on the right wrist of her brother. The brother in return promises her protection and presents her with amazing gifts that brings an instant smile on her face. This promise is sealed with a delicious sweet that is shared by both.
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The stories associated with Rakhi
There are various Indian mythological stories associated with Raksha Bandhan. These stories signify the importance of this festival and depicts the bond of love and respect shared amongst brothers and sisters.
The Indra Dev story
According to this story Indra, the God of sky, rains and thunderbolts was disgraced by King Bali, a powerful king of demons. To save Indra from this demon king his wife Sachi took Lord Vishnu’s help. Lord Vishnu gave her a holy bracelet made of cotton thread. This holy thread was tied around Indra’s wrist by Devi Sachi. She blessed this thread with her prayers and this helped Indra defeat this demon King Bali. This is how this holy thread became famous and it was also used by women in ancient India to guard men who went to war. These holy threads were not restricted to brother and sister relationships.
The king Bali and Goddess Lakshmi story
According to the story from Vishnu purana, after Vishnu won three worlds from King Bali, the king of demons. He requested Lord Vishnu to stay with him in his palace. Lord Vishnu accepted his wish. However, Goddess Lakshmi did not want to stay in king Bali’s palace and wanted to return to Vaikuntha. Hence, she went and tied Rakhi on King Bali’s wrist. King Bali was very pleased by Goddess Lakshmi’s gesture and asked what she wanted as a gift in return. Goddess Lakshmi wished that her husband Vishnu be freed from Bali’s request of him staying in the palace with the King. King Bali fulfilled her wish and accepted her as his sister.
All these stories tell us the importance of Raksha Bandhan in Indian society. Hence this festival is celebrated by all the Indian fellow citizens across the world. These are not only mythological stories on RakshaBandhan but an integral part of Hindu culture practiced religiously by all. Hence, a sister however far she might be never forgets to send her love in form of a beautiful Rakhi. Also, a brother adores this love with his promise to give security to her throughout her life and not to forget amazing gifts that he presents her. The online portals have added immense value to this festival by getting Rakhis delivered to any part of this globe. So, send Rakhi from any part of this world to India by placing an order through online portals and express love for your brother on thisRakhi.