Changing Ways of Sending Rakhi
The auspicious festival of Raksha Bandhan is an occasion to rejoice the unifying and ever lasting bond of love, care and respect between brothers and sisters. Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan heralds the special message of righteousness, well-being and harmony among all sections of society.
The Rakhi tying ceremony is an integral part of this joyous festival and is anticipated by brothers and sisters. The unconditional bond of fraternity transcends all boundaries and brothers & sisters try to reach out to each other on this day. Right from the ancient times to the modern days, the way of celebrating and sending Rakhis to brothers living at distances has changed.
Today there are so many ways that are available for brothers and sisters to Send Rakhi and Rakhi gifts around the globe. Check out here most popular among them:
Sisters unable to meet their brothers send Rakhi by post. Sending Rakhi threads through the Post was the traditional method and even today, there is a certain section of the society which uses the medium of post to keep in touch with each other and also to send Rakhis. Every year on this special occasion the Indian Postal department makes special arrangements to make sure that Rakhis reach their destination on time. The Postal department has made a unique tear and water resistance envelopes for Rakhsha Bandhan. The department has tied up with DuPont, a global science company, for these envelopes, which are made up of special fabric that is environment friendly and light in weight.
Via the Net
Today, with the growth of Internet and E-Commerce, the concept of sending Rakhi has become very fast and reliable. Sending Rakhis and best wishes via the net can be of three types:
- Online Rakhi Greetings cards
- Rakhis and Gifts through Internet
E-mail means electronic mail delivered via the Internet. It is the equivalent of a normal physical letter, only that it is written on a computer and delivered via the internet. This makes e-mail extremely fast and also inexpensive.
Online Rakhi Greetings cards
Online Rakhi Greeting Card or E-card is the method of sending a Rakhi Card via the net. A personalized Rakhi E-card can be sent in less time than unwrapping a gift.
Rakhis and Gifts through Internet
For those brothers and sisters staying far and cannot meet on Rakhi day but can afford to spend money, can send rakhi, gift, even the pooja thali via the net. Buying and paying for an item related to Rakhi is done via your computer. Shopping on the Internet can be as safe as shopping in a store or by mail. Thus, any sister can send whatever she wants to on the Rakhi day, to her brother in any part of the world via the net. At the same time, she can also receive her gift from her brother . Thus, the Rakhi Festival has adapted very well to online business since it involves sending gifts to far off places.