When is Raksha Bandhan 2024: Date, Time

When is Raksha Bandhan 2024: Date, Time and Perfect Rakhi Gift Hampers for you this Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan is an opulent celebration of fostering one's kinship and siblinghood. Rakhi beholds immense importance in our Indian culture that denotes a commemorative for every relationship. Be it celebrating husband wife bonds in Karwa Chauth or Baisakhi contemplates our relationship with nature. The Indian calendar marks a day to celebrate every being in one's ecosystem and Rakhi is the one festival actively celebrated by both adults and children. Every year brothers all across the country vow to protect their sisters through thick and thin while she keeps her in her prayers in order for him to lead a thriving life with good health and affluence. Raksha Bandhan is necessarily an indefatigable aspect of all our childhood. We all have memories of reuniting and enjoying our best time with our cousins. Sweets, new attires, bedazzled threads of rakhi is what comprises the exuberance of the day. But the day seems a little incomplete doesn't it? Of course there's a paucity of a heartwarming Rakhi gift hamper that appeases the soul and the eyes. Worry less because you are where you should be. Between Boxes curates handcrafted Raksha Bandhan gift hampers that scream everything majestic and magical in all dimensions. 

We are sure you can't wait for Rakhi this year, it is surely a bit more special because it is the year of your tryst with us. Our visionary Raksha Bandhan gift baskets are here to blaze your festivities in the most luminescent way possible. But you'll surely need to place your orders quickly because the day is just around the corner. Wait. You don't know when Rakhi is this year? Nor what is the best time to carry on your rituals and traditional practices? Oho koi nhi! Hum hain na, from date to the gift in your brother's fate we'll throw light upon everything. 

Date and Time of Celebrating Rakhi this year- Unique Gift Hampers for Rakhi at Between Boxes 

Rakhi is a pious salutation of solemnising brother-sister bonds in the most ritualistic way. It is not just a traditional practice of binding hearts but also a modern day exhibition of rekindling nostalgia. This year Rakhi falls on the nineteenth day of the eighth month (did we sound like your maths teacher complicating 2+2?) or in simpler terms it is scheduled to be celebrated on 19th August  '24. Rakhi is observed in the month of Shravana, on the ending day of the Hindu Lunar calendar which usually collides with the western calendar in August. Rakhi doesn't just commemorate siblinghood but also signifies the onset of joy and hope. Being a festivity amidst the monsoon period it carries greater underlying meanings. Falling in the Shravan month, a holy cycle for carrying jovial activities. 

Denoting the signalling of Hindu calendars, Rakhi is expected to reconcile with the western schedule in August which is its quite usual set-up. Rakhi is special because it allows all the hearts to interminge irrespective of their status-quo or social milieu. 19th August is therefore an announcement of the annual family reunion and cousin met gala. Get your favourite dresses stitched because tailor made Raksha Bandhan gift hampers are all set to be dispatched to your address at Between Boxes. 

Shubh Muhurat for Celebrating Rakhi - Rakhi Gift Baskets that make all your Times Auspicious 

We are sure you are also wondering for the right Muhurat for sisters to tie love on their brother's wrist. Well according to Hindu astrologers, certain times are more fulfilling and proven to fetch luck. We denote them as Shubh Muhurat and their significance is kept in mind while carrying out any jubilant activity. "Jaldi kar muhurat nikla ja raha hai" ji zaroor, this year's pious interval for tying Rakhi has been calculated. The most favourable times to tie Rakhi are Aparahna. However, the festive rituals should be put on halt during Bhadra hour as the planetary activities aren't quite benefiting in that interval. As per the Panchang, the most propitious time for Raksha Bandhan on the full moon day of Shravan in 2024 is:

  • Raksha Bandhan Anushthan Time: Afternoon 01:30 pm – Night 09:07 pm (Duration: 7 hours and 38 minutes) 
  • Aparahna Muhurat for Raksha Bandhan: Afternoon 01:42 pm – Evening 04:19 pm, (Duration: 2 hours and 37 minutes)
  • Muhurat for Raksha Bandhan during Pradosh Kaal: Evening 06:56 pm – Night 09:07 pm Duration: 2 hours and 11 minutes

You should also denote the time periods unfavourable for the day keeping in mind their grotesque presence to be avoided at all costs-

  • Raksha Bandhan Bhadra Anta Samay: Afternoon 01:30 pm
  • Raksha Bandhan Bhadra Purna: Morning 09:51 am – Morning 10:53 am
  • Raksha Bandhan Bhadra Mukh: Morning 10:53 am – Afternoon 12:37 pm

If we were to segregate the root words of the festival we will derive the binary terms "Raksha" meaning protection and Bandhan meaning "bond" hence the Sanskritik definitions seep into the greater canvas of the jubilant celebration. The day of tying a bond in return for the promise of protecting and safeguarding. This festivity isn't a recent evolution in our culture but can be traced back in history in the stories of Alexander the Great signifying the cross cultural intersections and rich experiences.

The Significance of Raksha Bandhan in History - Rakhi Gift Boxes that are as Beautiful as your Bonds

Indian mythology too denotes a sacred story in its attempt at following the ancient footprints of the commencement of Rakhi all across the Indian subcontinent. Draupadi and Krishna were very close friends. Once when lord Krishna had to retreat to the warfare, Draupadi tore her saree and tied it to her wrist promptly asking for a promise of his security. Therefore Krishna's significant role in the battlefield was accompanied by Draupadi's hopeful prayers from heaven to protect him. Krishna too promised to pay it back which was in accordance with the semblance of cloth tied on his wrist. It was later when he saved her from being disrobed in a full assembly. After this, all the sisters cultivated and continued this practice of binding hearts and wishing for each other's security. 

Raksha Bandhan is the Annual Family Reunion!

Raksha Bandhan is not only of great importance to brothers and sisters, but also to varying communities all across the nation. Be it farmer's exuberance of welcoming the vital months of harvest or the fishing community's restored faith in carrying out their livelihood, the day is a powerful expression of hope in all senses. Just like Between Boxes' marvellous range of unique Rakhi gift hampers that satiate all your expectations in the best way possible. 

Between Boxes believes in spreading love and smiles because they are more contagious than endemic. With our shimmering range of absolutely unfathomable Rakhi gift hampers we just don't envision binding your families together but also scraping your suppressed memories of joy. Our consolidated hampers for brothers, sisters and bhabhis are perfect memorabilia. Choose from the wide range of Raksha Bandhan gift baskets available on our websites and be ready to enthral everybody around you. With our miraculous touch and creative packaging your efforts will be embellished ten times more. We believe that transparency is the key and so honesty is the foundation of all our promises. Be it a Grooming Affair Hamper for your nonchalant brother who often misses out on self care or a perfect budget friendly Lady in Lavender gift box for your sister who is way too picky, we care for all. 

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