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Raksha Bandhan 2022: Know how sisters should tie Rakhi on her brother's wrist, read more

My jyotish expert Updated 01 Aug 2022 04:07 PM IST
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Raksha Bandhan 2022Date Mahurat When is Raksha Bandhan, know Rakhi date and auspicious time

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The festival of Rakhi is considered very sacred in Hinduism. It is being told that this time Ravi Yoga is also being formed on the day of Rakhi. Due to which the importance of Rakhi is increasing even more. Astrologers have told that by tying Rakhi in Ravi Yoga, it does not seem as bad as one's eyesight. The relationship of brother and sister becomes even stronger. The festival of Raksha Bandhan is the festival of affection of brother and sister. On the day of Raksha Bandhan, sister ties Rakhi on her brother's wrist.The festival of Raksha Bandhan will be celebrated on the full moon day of Shukla Paksha of Shravan month. It is said that Rakhi should be tied only when there is an auspicious time for Rakhi. Because tying Rakhi in an auspicious time is considered very auspicious. But like every time, this time too, there is a dilemma regarding the date. Because some people are telling it on August 11, then some people are telling it on August 12. This time the full moon of Shravan month has taken two days. There is Bhadra on 11th August 2022 which is not auspicious for Rakhi.

The tradition of tying Rakhi on brother's hand is going on since Vedic times. In the Skandha Purana, Padma Purana and Shrimad Bhagwat, the context of Rakshabandhan is found in a story called Vaman avatar. If we talk about mythology, then a story is found of Mahabharata. When Krishna killed Shishupal with the Sudarshan Chakra, his index finger got hurt. At that time Draupadi tore her sari and tied a bandage on Krishna's finger.That day was the full moon day of Shravan month. There are many such holy stories to be seen. The full moon of Shravan month is also known as Shravan Poornima and Kajari Poonam.
Let us look at the auspicious time of Rakhi and some things that are important to know.

Raksha bandhan auspicious time
Any festival has an auspicious time. All the work is done in that auspicious time. The full moon date of Shukla Paksha of Sawan month is starting at 10:38 am on 11th August, which will continue till 7:06 am on 12th August. It is being told that this time Rakhi is taking two days. On 11th August and 12th August, but on 11th August there is Bhadra which will remain till 8:35 minutes on 11th August at night. The scriptures have told that tying Rakhi in Bhadra Paksha is not considered auspicious.

Auspicious time to tie Rakhi on Raksha Bandhan

There will be Ayushman Yoga till 2 pm on 12th August in which sisters bless their brothers with longevity, then it will be more fruitful. After 2 pm, Saubhagya Yoga will take place on this day. Ravi Yoga will also be present on this day from morning. Therefore, celebrating the festival of Rakshabandhan on 12th August will be auspicious in all respects.

Classical method of tying rakhi

It is said that the deities reside in the east and west directions. So for tying Rakhi one should sit facing east and west direction. By doing this brother and sister get the blessings of God.While tying Rakhi, it is necessary to have a clean handkerchief or a clean towel on the head of the brother.

There is also a right way to tie Rakhi on the hand. Rakhi should always be tied on the right wrist. After this, apply tilak on brother's forehead with sandalwood and roli. After that apply akshat. Then sprinkle akshat on your brother.

After all this, offer your brother the aarti from the lamp, then the brothers and sisters sweeten their mouths by feeding each other sweets.
In the last, the brother wishes the sister a happy life by giving gifts according to her ability.

Raksha Bandhan Mantra to tie Rakhi

Yen badho Bali raja, danvendro mahabala ten tvam pratibadhnami rakshey machal machal .

Mantra to apply Raksha Bandhan vermilion, roli sandalwood :-

Sindooram Saubhagya Vardhanam, Pavitram Pap Nashanam
Aapadam harte nitiyam, lakshmistishthati sarwada

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