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If yes, you have come to the right place. Raksha Bandhan (रक्षाबंधन) in 2016 will be observed on Thursday, 18th August.
As per Hindu Calender, the festival of Raksha Bhandhan (रक्षाबंधन) falls on full moon day (Poornima) of Shraavana month.
Raksha Bhandhan (रक्षाबंधन), popularly known as ‘Rakhi’, is a Hindu festival which is usually observed in the month of August. Raksha Bandhan (रक्षाबंधन) in 2016 will be observed on Thursday, 18th August. The festival celebrates the relationship between a brother and a sister. Raksha Bandhan (रक्षाबंधन) is primarily observed in India but is celebrated in all Hindu communities all over the world.
Despite being a Hindu festival, people from other religions and communities too enjoy the festivities and celebrations. The dates of the Raksha Bandhan (रक्षाबंधन) festival vary every year because of the fact that it is based on Hindu Calender and Hindu calenders are based on the Solar cycle. It is one of India’s most joyous and fun-filled festival which promotes the message of unconditional love and affection shared between siblings.