• Saturday, September 30, 2023


Raksha Bandhan 2022: 5 Ways to Celebrate Rakhi This Year!

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Raksha Bandhan is just around the corner and ready to knock on our doors anytime soon. It is the festival to show your sibling how much you love, appreciate, and care for them. This ancient-rooted Indian festival is one of the most awaited occasions and is observed widely by siblings belonging to different cultures and religions. The sisters tie a beautifully adorned Rakhi thread on their brother’s wrists and receive mindful gifts and promises of protection in return.

The auspicious celebration is perfect for bringing siblings together like never before. You can surprise your dearest brother this Raksha Bandhan by sending an impeccably embellished Rakhi. Pair the rakhi with lip-smacking sweets and other delicacies, personalised mindful gifts, irresistibly blooming flowers and plants, and more to add a boatload of extra charm and love. For some reason, if your brother lives away from home, you can opt for online rakhi same day delivery services. Many ideas are available for you to celebrate the day with your sibling. Scroll below to read the captivating Raksha Bandhan celebration ideas and enjoy them to the core.

Rakhi Rituals

First and foremost, Raksha Bandhan is incomplete without following the traditional rakhi rituals. Sisters and brothers wear the ethnic attire, sometimes coordinating, and then sisters adorn the Rakhi Puja Thali and settle the Thali with Roli and Chawal, Rakhi thread, Sweets, and more. The whole celebration is filled with pure bliss. Sister starts the rituals by applying a Tilak on her brother’s forehead after tying the holy thread of protection, i.e., Rakhi. The knot of this symbolic Rakhi thread has been considered chaste for ages. The rituals usually take place in the morning.

Movie Night

We often go to the movies with our buddies, but why not celebrate the auspicious Raksha Bandhan festival by watching a movie with our favourite sibling? Interestingly, on the day of Rakhi, a Bollywood movie is going to be released depicting the epic bittersweet relationship of Siblings. Starring one of the great Bollywood actors, Akshay Kumar, the film Raksha Bandhan will be available at your nearest cinema halls. Nothing will be perfect than spending time with your sibling watching a movie based on the bond of brothers and sisters.

Picnic Time

When was the last time you went on a picnic? Probably ages ago, right? Why not celebrate the Raksha Bandhan festival by going on a picnic? Spending time with the whole family, reminiscing on childhood memories, munching lip-smacking home-cooked dishes, and chitchatting about absolutely irrelevant topics will be a perfect idea for you to celebrate this Raksha Bandhan festival with utmost zeal, love, and enthusiasm. Going on a picnic never goes out of trend and is undoubtedly one of the best ideas for the Rakhi celebration.

Gaming Sesh

Raksha Bandhan is all about celebrating the day with siblings, chitchatting about random things, taking time from hectic schedules, and relishing our minds and bodies with cheerful banter. You can also organise a gaming session at home to celebrate Raksha Bandhan with a boatload of laughter and giggles. There are tons of games available for you to choose the most fun-filled one; for example, monopoly, dumb charades, Pictionary, truth and dare, carrom board, rummy, and so many more. These games are extremely simple yet filled with a truckload of cherishable moments.

A Lavish Dinner

Sometimes, all we need is an escape from our lives’ mundane and monotonous routine. Celebrations are perfect and become an escape from all the hustle and bustle, as we get to spend quality time with      our near and dear ones without any worry about the other ongoing things. Raksha Bandhan is one such festival when we celebrate it with our family members. You can go to a lavish dinner at a fancy, cosy family restaurant. Soothe your taste buds and relish your body with a mesmerising meal at an oh-so-perfect restaurant. Celebrating the day with your loved ones will surely make it worth remembering.

Let this Raksha Bandhan bring radiant smiles to you and your loved ones’ faces; celebrate the day with them and create memories to cherish for eternity. Soak in the glorious moments of pure bliss.


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