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Raksha Bandhan | Hinduism

On August 18, 2024

Raksha Bandhan | Hinduism

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Holy Day: Raksha Bandhan

Date: Sunday 19 August 2024 **
Faith: Hinduism

Description: 'Raksha' means protection and 'Bandhan' means to tie - a holy thread tied to the brother’s wrist by their sister defines the strong bond between them. Also known as Rakhi, this Hindu festival celebrates a brother-sister like relationship between relatives or biologically unrelated.

** Local or regional customs may use a variation of this date

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