Changing Trends in Rakhi
Rakhi festival is an auspicious occasion which is dedicated to the most sacred relationship between brothers and sisters. It is a day to celebrate the special and unconditional bonding of love, care and respect between brothers and sisters is rejoiced, when the sister ties a Rakhi thread and prays for the well being of her brother. It is believed that a Rakhi thread is more stronger than the iron chains and capable enough to strengthen the bond between brothers and sisters.
The way of celebrating Rakhi day has changed with the change in time. But the main traditional festivities still remain the same as they were years back. Here, we are discussing about the various changing trend of Rakhi festival.
Traditional Rakhi Thread
In todays world, celebration of Rakhi day represents a perfect blend of traditional and changing trends. One can avail Rakhis with numerous designs, shapes, and materials. The market is flooded with variety of Rakhis but the primary traditional ceremony has not been affected. Tying of Rakhi thread, praying for the prosperity of brothers, delicious sweets, exchange of gifts are the main rituals followed on Raksha Bandhan.
The different variety of Rakhis available in Indian market are as follows :
- Rakhi with cartoon characters, popular among kids.
- Sandalwood Rakhi
- Musical Rakhi
- Floral Rakhi
- Zari Rakhi
- Reshami Rakhi
- Diviniy Rakhi or rakhi with symbols of Hindu Dharma on it
- Rudraksha Rakhi
- Stones Rakhi
- Beads Rakhi
- Precious stones Rakhi
- Gold/Silver/Diamond Rakhi
- Rakhi with metal chain
- Bracelet Rakhi etc.
Rakhi thalis are quite popular among Indians to magnify the delight of Rakhi festival. These rakhi thalis are designed with different material bases like gold, brass, stainless steel, silver and many more. These thalis are teamed up with roli-chawal, rakhi threads and flowers. People embellish these rakhi thalis with beautiful artistic patterns. An array of Rakhi thalis are available during this festival to choose from. The most popular types of Rakhi thalis are Floral Thali, Painted Thali, Choco-toffee Thali, Roli-turmeric Thali and Dry-fruits Thali.
Send Rakhi & Rakhi Wishes Abroad
Those brothers and sisters staying far from each other and cannot meet on this occasion, can choose this option to greet each other. The different ways to send Rakhis, Rakhi gifts and wishes to far off places are listed below :
- By Post
- Through E-mails
- On line Rakhi Greeting Cards or E-Cards
- Send gifts through Courier