Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi, as it’s popularly know is a Hindu festival that celebrates the bond between brothers and sisters in the month of Shravana. The term “Raksha Bandhan” is Sanskrit and translates to “a tie of protection”. Brothers get thread amulets tied by their sisters and it follows with prayers for their happiness and longevity. Brothers are in turn bound to cherish and safeguard their sisters with love. These fragile threads symbolize the of love among siblings.
Many historical events are even connected to Raksha Bandhan along with mythological events. Most prominent one being the story of Humayun, the Moghul Emperor and Rani Karnavati from Chittorgarh. In the times of distress when the widowed Rani Karnavati’s Chittorgarh was under attack by the mighty force of Bahadur Shah, Rani Karnavati sent a Rakhi to Humayun. Overwhelmed by the emotion behind a Rakhi, Humayun instantly came to rescue Rani Karnavati and saved Chittorgarh from Bahadur Shah’s invasion.
It is celebrated all across India, as well as abroad by all Hindu families. The festival involves family gatherings and exchange of gift. Brothers bring gift for sisters and sisters feed them sweets. We know we all are on a lookout for Rakhi Gift Ideas on every Raksha Bandhan. We mostly depend on sweets, as the feeling connected with sweets can be depicts the bond we share with our siblings. So usually the options available too us are Chocolates, Mithais, Dry Fruits or cakes. These can also be accompanied with belts, wrist watches, wallets, purses, rare perfumes and jewellery.
This Raksha Bandhan you can send a Rakhi along with a yummilicious cake and beautiful flower bouquet. If you want to send Rakhi along with cake, you can mention it in special request section while ordering on Just Cakes Pune and we’ll send you a Rakhi with your order. Brothers, you can pamper your sister by sending her a Ferrero Rocher Chocolate Bouquet if your sister loves chocolates.