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Raksha Bandhan

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Raksha Bandhan: A ritual about the unique bonding between a brother and a sister Raksha Bandhan is a special hindu festival. The festival is celebrated by many Hindus, Jains and Sikhs. This is a beautiful tradition: The sister ties a rakhi, a ritually blessed bracelet, around the wrist of her brother confirming the connection her sisterly love and expressing her blessing. Afterwards she hands over sweets to her brother. Typically, traditional sweets are Ladoo, Rass Malai and Rasgulla. […]