Raksha Bandhan is a celebration to commemorate the everlasting love and attachment between brothers and sisters and the wonderful moments are shared by a Rakhi for the brother.
Rakhi is a simple thread that spreads the message of love and feelings when it is tied on the brother’s wrist. On the Rakhi day sisters lovingly tie Rakhi on their brothers’ wrist and pray to God to bless him with health and wealth. Brothers are fully aware of the wonderful message of Rakhi and they promise to protect their sisters from all situations and assure to be with her during every brighter and darker moments of life.
Types of Rakhi:
There are different types of Rakhi such as Rakhi for Brother, Rakhi for Kids, Rakhi for Bhabhi, etc. Among these, following are different types of Rakhi used for Brother.
Rakhi for Brother:
Diamond Rakhi: Diamonds, the most precious stone, are cut and delightfully embossed in to increase its beauty and charm.
Gold Rakhi: Beautifully designed Gold Rakhi, which signifies to the style and promise, is undoubted fully a memorable choice for Raksha Bandhan.
Pearl Rakhi: Pearl Rakhi, which is normally white in colour, symbolizes clarity and kindness and also comprehends medicinal significance.
Silver Rakhi: Popular for its beauty and glossiness, Silver Rakhi is available in different forms like that with floral designs, silver chain etc.
Cartoon Rakhi: Fashioned with cute cartoon characters, Cartoon Rakhi is the favorite Rakhi for kids.
Sandalwood Rakhi: Also called Chandan Rakhi, it is made by cutting sandalwood pieces and forming different shapes of deities, etc., to make a divine atmosphere. The soft enchanting fragrance of sandalwood will refresh our mind.
Floral Rakhi: Rakhi with a flowery look will make the occasion more special and exclusive and it will add more cheerfulness to the occasion.
Zari Rakhi: It is a traditional, but beautiful Rakhi, in which gold or silver threads are inherently woven in the base, making it a special one for the festival.
Resham Dhaga Rakhi: Though it is a Rakhi of old style, it is beautiful and stylish. Varieties of silk threads are used to prepare the base of this Rakhi.
Om Rakhi: The mantra Om symbolizes ‘Brahma’, and it is believed that the Om Rakhi will make us meditative.
Beads Rakhi: It is a Rakhi of tribal style normally made in bracelet form or chain form. It is embroidered with a number of beads of different sizes to form a beautiful base.
Kundan Rakhi: It is a Rakhi of style and beauty, available in multi-colour of rainbow, and adds style to the person who wears it.
Mouli Rakhi: Also known as ‘Dori’ or ‘Kalava’, it is a Rakhi that signifies simplicity, and is generally popular among old people.
Swastika Rakhi: Swastika symbolizes wealth and luck. Image of Lord Shiva is also carved on this Rakhi that makes it more holy.
Rudraksha Rakhi: It is usually popular among elder people and it is believed to ensure health, wealth and bliss to those who wear it.
Rakhi with Metal Chain: Besides simple thread, metal chain rachis are also available in which various metals like gold, copper or brass are used which adds attraction to the celebration.