10 Lines on Raksha Bandhan: Festivals are an important part of Indian traditions and culture. Families get together to join in the festivities and celebrate the auspicious events. Raksha Bandhan is a unique festival that celebrates the unconditional bond of love and support between a brother and a sister. The sacred bond of protection that a brother offers to his sisters is celebrated all over the country.
Below we have provided Ten Lines on Raksha Bandhan in English, written in easy and simple words for class 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10.
Set 1 – 10 Lines on Raksha Bandhan
Few lines on Raksha Bandhan for classes 1 to 5
- The pious festival of Raksha Bandhan is celebrated exactly on the Full Moon Day in the Hindu month of Shravan, usually around July or August.
- Sisters all over the country tie sacred threads called Rakhis on the wrists of their brothers and wish them lots of good luck and fortune.
- The sacred thread is the symbol of eternal bonding and unconditional love between siblings and serves as an assurance of protection from the brothers to their sisters.
- This festival is not restricted to brothers and sisters who are connected by blood alone, but family members encourage the customary practice amongst cousins of the extended family as well.
- People from all age groups participate in this holy ritual, and kids to adults take part with the same festive spirit and enthusiasm.
- The word Raksha signifies protection and Bandhan signifies bonding in relationships.
- Brothers and sisters, whether siblings or cousins share a promising relationship right from childhood which becomes stronger as they become adults.
- People wear new attires, decorate their houses, prepare special dishes and spend memorable moments with their families on the auspicious occasion.
- People who are living in long distances often send Rakhis to their brothers through courier and celebrate the festival with the same spirit.
- In return for the Rakhis tied on the wrist, brothers offer gits, chocolates and expensive items to their sisters.
Set 2 – 10 Lines on Raksha Bandhan for School Students
This set is suitable for class 6, 7 and 8 school students.
- Some of the glorious festivals in India are not restricted to just Hindu households but to other communities as well under different names like Kajari Purnima.
- Raksha Bandhan is in many ways, a symbol of unity, integrity, peace and harmony among people from all walks of life, belonging to different cultures, race, religion, language and traditions.
- Rabindranath Tagore, the erstwhile litterateur of British Indian times, used Raksha Bandhan as a very strong weapon to unify the Bengali community against the partition of West Bengal state.
- Lord Indra’s wife Sachi is believed to have celebrated this festival and prayed for the well being of her husband from the evil clutches of Bali.
- Against common beliefs, the practice first began with wives tying the sacred thread on their husbands, which in due course of time translated to the love and bonding between brothers and sisters.
- This religious festival finds a mention in ancient historic scriptures of our country, as early as 300 BC when Alexander the Great first invaded our land and destroyed them.
- In India, some of the states of West Bengal, Odisha in the eastern part and the western coastline regions popularly celebrate this festival by another name called “Pavitrapana”.
- Empowerment of women by brothers tying Rakhis to their sisters-in-law instead of sisters is a customary practice of the rural areas of Rajasthan and Gujarat.
- India and Nepal have been celebrating this festival since times immemorial to protect the women of their region from any kind of evil overcasts and shadows.
- Markets are usually crowded with shoppers looking for colourful and bright Rakhis in all hues and colours and in all kinds of shapes and sizes.
Set 3 – 10 Lines on Raksha Bandhan for Higher Class Students
Few lines about Raksha Bandhan 2021 for classes 9 to 12
- India is a land of multiculturalism, every region celebrates festivals differently, and in Jammu, Raksha Bandhan is celebrated by flying kites with the full family.
- Delhi celebrates Raksha Bandhan in the most unique way where the public transportation department does not charge any money from people on the day.
- In a nature friendly way, people also celebrate bonding with trees by tying Rakhis and sacred threads around plants and praying for their growth.
- There are different varieties of Rakhi available for the occasion, from silk thread designs to ornamental patterns and gold thread embellishments.
- For people serving in military forces, sisters from all over the country send Rakhis through couriers, posts and envelopes as a mark of respect for their sacrifice.
- In religious places like Ayodhya and Mathura, epic posters and names of Ram, Sita and Radha-Krishna can be seen fluttering everywhere.
- As per customary practice, sisters travel all the way from their own homes to their brothers’ place to perform the ritual and spend good time with their family.
- A special decorative plate is arranged for the brothers, which consists of a small lamp, vermillion to put a sacred mark on the brother’s forehead, small bowls of sugar and rice, a delicious sweet and a Rakhi to tie on the wrist.
- Sweet hampers, dry fruits, cutlery sets, chocolates and other gift items are shopped by brothers for their sisters well in advance.
- People who are cleanliness conscious keep tissues and cloth wipe ready to clean up the place after performing the rituals.