Next Raksha Bandhan holiday is on

19th August 2024, Monday

What is Raksha Bandhan?

Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bundhan means the "Bond of Protection". This festival celebrates the link between brothers and sisters. During this festival, a sister attaches a holy thread known as "Rakhi" around her brother's wrist. Then, the brother in turn, vows to look after his sister, and offers her a gift.

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How long until Raksha Bandhan?
Next Raksha Bandhan takes place in 34 Days.
Dates of Raksha Bandhan
2024 Monday19th Aug
2023 Wednesday30th Aug
2022 Thursday11th Aug
2021 Saturday21st Aug
2020 Monday3rd Aug
2019 Wednesday14th Aug
2018 Sunday26th Aug
2017 Monday7th Aug
2016 Wednesday17th Aug
2015 Saturday29th Aug
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