Rakshabandhan - the festival of sister and brother. Its second festival after Shravan purnima's know as Raksha Bandhan an ancient tradition. A battle between Indra king of gods and demons was feeling depressed. At that time Indra's wife Sachi took a thread, charged it with sacred verses or Mantras for protection and tied it on Indra's hand. Through the strength of this thread Indra conquered his enemies. Since then till today this festival is celebrated.
Queen Karmavati of Chittor send Humayun received a Rakhi to carry out his sacred brotherly duty and protected her by opposing his own soldiers
Nowadays Raksha bandhan are decorated with soft silky threads of various colours, and also with ornaments, pictures, gold and silver threads etc. to enhance the artistry of the people. Within these Rakhis reside sacred feelings and well wishes. It is also a great sacred verse of unity. Acting as a symbol of life's advancement and a leading messenger of togetherness.
Each person should celebrate with enthusiasm this sacred festival of Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan. (Raksha = protection. Bandhan = tie).