Raksha Bandhan is a famous ritual in Hindu Religion. Raksha Bandhan celebrates brother and sister relationship. Raksha Bandhan Festival 2011 date is Aug 13th. On Rakhi day, the sister ties ‘Rakhi’ on her brother and who pledge to protect her from any danger. Raksha Bandhan Festival, also known as Rakhi Festival, is observed on the full moon day (Purnima) in Shravan month ( GOD SHIVA MONTH).
‘Raksha’ means protection, and ‘Bandhan’ here means to tie. On Raksha Bandhan, sisters tie Rakhi, a bracelet made of thread of different colors, on their brothers' hands. When a girl or woman ties a Rakhi around the hand of a boy or man it means he will protect her from all dangers. On this brothers also gives some gifts or money to her sister.