When is Raksha Bandhan 2016?

Raksha Bandhan 2016 started on Wednesday 17th Aug, 2016 (17/08/2016) 1160 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 1763 days
Raksha Bandhan 2023WednesdayAug 30th in 1408 days
Raksha Bandhan 2022ThursdayAug 11th in 1024 days
Raksha Bandhan 2021SaturdayAug 21st in 669 days
Raksha Bandhan 2020MondayAug 3rd in 286 days
Raksha Bandhan 2019WednesdayAug 14th 68 days ago
Raksha Bandhan 2018SundayAug 26th 421 days ago
Raksha Bandhan 2017MondayAug 7th 805 days ago
Raksha Bandhan 2016WednesdayAug 17th 1160 days ago
Raksha Bandhan 2015SaturdayAug 29th 1514 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateAug 17, 2016
When? Ended 1160 days ago
Duration1 Day
Type Hindu Holidays

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