Rakhi Festival in Himachal Predash- The Thread of Love

As we all know Himachal Pradesh is mainly known for its traditions, rich culture and festivals. Among all the fairs and festivals celebrated Himachal, Rakhi in Himachal Pradesh is one of the popular festival enthusiastically awaited by all the sisters and celebrated with enthusiasm and joy. ‘Rakhi’ festival and ‘Raksha Bandhan’ (the bond of protection) is one of the famous festivals not in Himachal Pradesh but all over India. This festival is a unique symbol of love between a sister and a brother and shows the deep human emotions. This festival is also known as the thread of love and celebrated every year in the month of April by tying a holy thread around the write. The brother in return offers a unique gift to his sister.  If you wish to know when is Rakhi in 2013? Then this is to inform you that Rakhi 2013 celebrated on Wednesday, August 2013.

Rakhi Festival in Himachal
When is Rakhi Celebrated in Himachal Pradesh? The Rakhi festival in Himachal Pradesh is observed on the full moon day of day of the Hindu month of Shrvan. All the sisters of that day set special customs and appeals for wear. Sisters wake up early in the morning and take bath after that they busy to cook a special food with her mother and also one special sweet dish. After that sisters arrange a traditional Rakhi Puja Thali which includes Tika, Mithai, Rakhi, Diya and other few items. After that sister apply Tika on this forehead and then tie Rakhi on her brother wrist. In return of this brother promise or give your words to protect their sister from all the troubles and also give some gifts to her sister.

When is Rakhi Festivals Celebrated 2013, 2014 and 2015??
Each on the festivals comes in different dates in Himachal Pradesh India. In the year Rakhi celebrated on Wednesday August 21. Holi 2013 is also comes Wednesday.
Rakhi 2013 celebrated in Wednesday August 21.
Rakhi 2014 celebrated in 10 August.
Raksha 2015 Bandhan will fall on 29 August.


  1. Thanks for showing up such fabulous information. I like this post, Raksha Bandan keep writing and give informative

    Send Rakhi to india

  2. Thanks Priya Suman, Glad to see you here. Raksha Bandan is really one of the amazing festivals in Himachal Pradesh as well around India.

  3. Love this festival, it brings in a great sense of bonding. Thanks for the info on the dates.

  4. Thanks Indrani to stop here such a valuable comment. Keep in touch.


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