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Rakhsha Bandhan-Rakhi-Celebration In India

Raksha Bandhan ( Rakhi) is one of the oldest festivals associated with Hindu culture originated around 6000 years back with the Indus valley civilization when Aryans advanced to acknowledge a beautiful bond of Rakshabandhan. Since then rakshbandhan has been celebrated in different ways and forms and tradition in different parts of India and now in the entire world where all Indians have gone and impressed the world with their culture.

After the Indus valley civilization the next era where the traces of rakshabandhan to spreading from Hinduism to different religion is most prominent is the medieval age, where Rajputs were fighting Muslim envision. Where Queen of Chhitoor sent Rakhi to Emperor Humayun to save her estate. Not to go too far Lord Krishna in dwapar yug also chose to be a part of this pious bond with Drapaudhi (Pandva’s wife) in Hastinapur and helped her when she was been taken over by kauravas in the game of dice called chusad.

Since Raksha Bandhan is the festival to celebrate the love and bond between brother and sister the love crosses all the boundaries in form of this thread and reach the brother hand regardless of all physical barriers.  The traditional system to celebrate rakhi is that brothers go to their sisters place or sisters comes to brothers place in any city or state or it is also sent by courier along with some rice , roli and sweets .

These days with the netalization (Internet world) the trend of online rakhi is gaining a lot of popularity these days. Many such websites are helping people to send their rakhi and gifts anywhere in the world. Gifts for brothers like thali with sweets chocolates and rakhi are popular, some parts of the country even send the rakhi to brothers and brother’s wife (bhabhi) and the gift hampers are available for the same. Kids always are excited for what type of rakhi will be on their wrist this year for them different styles of rakhi s like chhota bhim , micky mouse and with other colourful cartoon characters are available in the market. And of course the most colourful and varied gifts are available for sisters like fashion handbags, beautiful soft toys, fashion jeweler , branded perfumes are available on the sites.

Rakhi these days are available in various designs colours and styles starting from traditional handicraft rakhi to new modern look of rakhi like gold rakhi , silver rakhi , floral , zari , stone, semi precious stones, pearls and plastic Rakhis. With the minimal trouble and hassles one can send rakhi on a click of a mouse from one place to another. These websites give the delivery no. and also are equipped with the proper customer service department to help people locate their orders and handle customer queries and complaints. These sites also have customer relationship and privacy policy which develops a trust in the customers. These websites along with the rakhi flowers and gifts provides the safety to shop on the internet to the customer with the pocket friendly prices. The most important features on such kind of sites is the’ Express Flowers Delivery ‘ where  the rakhi and gifts can be delivered on the very same day .

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