When is Raksha Bandhan in 2016
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Raksha Bandhan is the festival of the Hindus which is also known as the Raksha Purnima by the Bengalis. The question is “when is Raksha Bandhan celebrated in 2016” or Raksha Bandhan 2016 date? The answer to this question is: this day is celebrated on the 18 August 2016. It is also abbreviated as Rakhi; it is celebrated on the full moon of the Sravana with respect to the lunar calendar. It is celebrated once in the year. This event is also named as Rakhi event which is celebrated by the Hindus to give honor to the brothers.

  • Why Hindus celebrated Rakhi?

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Hindus celebrate the Raksha Bandhan to give honor to the brothers. In this festival, the entire sisters bind a Rakhi on the wrist of her brother which indicates that these arms protect her from any danger. This is a promise from the brothers to the sister that they will protect them in every condition. After binding the Rakhi, sisters get gifts from their brother and taste them some kind of sweet with a tilak on the forehead of the brother. This day is the honor of the brother. On this day, sister proud of her brother and express the feeling of love for him.

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  • Does Raksha Bandhan resemble National sisters day?

It is the day which is similar to the National sisters day or national siblings day. National sisters day is celebrated for the honor of the sisters and the siblings. The National Sister Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of the August. It is celebrated on 7th of the August in the year 2016 and it will be celebrated on the 10th of the August in the year of 2017. It is celebrated once in the year.

  • How Raksha Bandhan is celebrated?

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Raksha Bandhan is celebrated with full cheer and eager. On this day, the entire sisters bind a Rakhi on the wrist of her brother which indicates that these arms protect her from any danger. This is a promise from the brothers to the sister that they will protect them in every condition. After binding the Rakhi, sisters get gifts from their brother and taste them some kind of sweet with a tilak on the forehead of the brother. After the ceremony, brother gives the gift to the sister of their own choice.

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  • When is Raksha Bandhan in 2017?

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Beloved sisters wait for this day as they want to express their love and want to get gifts from his brother. Raksha Bandhan is celebrated on the full moon of the Sravana with respect to the lunar calendar. Raksha Bandhan is celebrated once in the year. Raksha Bandhan is celebrated on the 18 August in 2016. And Raksha Bandhan will be celebrated on the 7 August in 2017. This can be celebrated by any brother-sister type relationship. There is no official holiday on this day by the Government. But this day is celebrated with full of eager and the love. Sister and brother do a lot of efforts to make this day special.

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