Raksha Bandhan 2019: Know Rakhi Shubh Muhurat & Puja Vidhi
Raksha Bandhan will be celebrated on 15 August this year. The festival of Rakhi holds great importance in the Hindu religion. It is a day of brothers and sisters and the beautiful bond that they share. As per the tradition, sisters tie Rakhi on their brothers’ wrists on this day and in return the brothers give them their blessings and of course, gifts!
Raksha Bandhan is celebrated on the day of full moon in the Holy month of Sawan. The time of tying Rakhi to your brother on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan is also considered to be of great significance. Know the Shubh Muhurat for tying Rakhi on Raksha Bandhan and its significance.
Raksha Bandhan 2019 Shubh Muhurat
This year, the Shubh Muhurat for tying Rakhi is relatively quiet long. Sisters can tie Rakhi to their brothers between 5:49 am and 6:01 pm this year. However, it is advised to cross-check the time beforehand.
Raksha Bandhan Puja Vidhi
On the day of Raksha Bandhan, firstly decorate the Puja Thali. Keep all the things you would need like – kumkum, rice, mustard seeds, deepak (a small lamp).
Apply kumkum and rice on your brother’s forehead and tie Rakhi on his right wrist. Now, perform his aarti and feed him something sweet.
The brother must touch his sister’s feet after the Rakhi ceremony if he is younger. After this, the brother gives her a gift as per her choice and his budget. In some families, if the brother is married, there is tradition of tying Rakhi to the sister-in-law as well. Several girls/women keep a fast on this occasion hoping for their brothers’ long and healthy lives.
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