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Raksha Bandhan 2017- Everything You Need to Celebrate Rakhi

Last updated on: July 26, 2017 11:16 IST

Raksha Bandhan is on 7th August ’17. The festival of Rakhi is celebrated in the holy month of Shravana to cherish the bond of brothers and sisters. On this day, sister ties a sacred thread on her brother’s wrist and brother vows to protect his sister against all odds.

Every year, siblings celebrate the festival of Rakhi with a lot of enthusiasm. Both brothers and sisters exchange gifts and have a blast on this day. Here are 5 things you need to celebrate Raksha Bandhan-

#1 Rakhi – Choose a thread that adorns your brother’s wrist


Click here for a wide range of Thread & Designer Rakhis


Sisters can choose from a wide assortment of rakhis and pick one based on their brother’s personality. For instance, if the brother is traditionally inclined, sisters can buy Ganesha rakhis, Swastik rakhis or designer rakhis.

Kids Rakhi

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If the sister has a kid brother, there is a good range of kids rakhis like cartoon rakhis, superhero rakhis and so on that will appeal to the kid. With the wide range, there is a rakhi for every brother.

#2 Rakhi Thali Hamper – The little things you need on the day of Rakhi

Rakhi Thali Hampers

Click here for a wide range of Rakhi Pooja Thali Hampers


If you are clueless about the right Rakhi gift, pick from our range of aesthetically designed pooja thalis which comprise of rakhi, roli-chawal, sweets and a gift. A typical rakhi thali consists of everything you need to celebrate Raksha Bandhan.

#3 Rakhi Sweets Hamper – If your sibling has a serious sweet tooth

Rakhi Mithai Hamper

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According to the tradition, the festival of Rakhi is incomplete without sweets. As a sister, you can choose from a range of sweets hamper for Rakhi and send it to your brother in the USA or within India. These sweet hampers with choicest Indian sweets are ideal for all those who have a sweet tooth.

If you have a brother who loves to eat crispy dry-fruits or chocolates instead of Mithai or Indian sweets, you can go ahead and pick a Rakhi dry-fruits hamper or chocolate hamper.


#4 Send a Rakhi gift to your brother in the USA 

Rakhi Gifts USA

 Send a Rakhi Gift to Your Brother in the USA


This Rakhi, it is extremely easy to send Rakhi gifts to your brother in the USA. If your brother lives in the United States and is not going to make it home this Rakhi, you can plan a surprise by sending a lovely Rakhi hamper to your brother in the USA without paying any shipping charge. Visit our dedicated page for brothers in the USA and choose from Rakhis, sweet hamper, dry-fruit hamper, chocolate hamper, thali hamper and so on.

#5 Send a Rakhi gift abroad - A memorable treat for distant siblings

Rakhi Gifts Abroad

Send Rakhi Gift to Your Brother Abroad


Distant siblings need not worry either! If you have a brother living in Australia, UAE, UK and so on, you can pick a rakhi gift of your choice and surprise them this Rakhi 2016. Even brothers from foreign countries including USA who received a gift can send a gift back for their sisters in India from our ‘Rakhi Gifts for Sisters’ store.



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