When is Raksha Bandhan 2016?

Raksha Bandhan 2016 started on Wednesday 17th Aug, 2016 (17/08/2016) 2885 days ago

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.

Dates for Raksha Bandhan from 2015 to 2024

The next occurrence of Raksha Bandhan is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Raksha Bandhan 2024MondayAug 19th in 38 days
Raksha Bandhan 2023WednesdayAug 30th 316 days ago
Raksha Bandhan 2022ThursdayAug 11th 700 days ago
Raksha Bandhan 2021SaturdayAug 21st 1055 days ago
Raksha Bandhan 2020MondayAug 3rd 1438 days ago
Raksha Bandhan 2019WednesdayAug 14th 1793 days ago
Raksha Bandhan 2018SundayAug 26th 2146 days ago
Raksha Bandhan 2017MondayAug 7th 2530 days ago
Raksha Bandhan 2016WednesdayAug 17th 2885 days ago
Raksha Bandhan 2015SaturdayAug 29th 3239 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateAug 17, 2016
When? Ended 2885 days ago
Duration1 Day
Type Hindu Holidays

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