Chennai formerly known as Madras is a beautiful state in India which is rich in Indian culture, economy and education. This beautiful place celebrates different festivals with immense happiness and excitement, and every individual based here openly participates in it. Out of all the occasions, Raksha Bandhan is one of the popular festivals which are celebrated in large numbers here. It is known as “Avani Avittam” in Chennai which falls in the month of Shravan on a full moon day. On this auspicious day, Hindu Brahmins wear a holy thread and offers their prayers to the Almighty God and their ancestors. Also sisters on this occasion tie auspicious thread or band on their hand of brothers seeking their blessings and asking them to take care of them for life. This day is made even more beautiful with various preparations and surprises that are done by both brothers and sisters for this day.
Ranges of rakhi
Rakhi bands and threads play an essential role on this occasion. While looking for threads one can opt for gold or silver rakhis, fancy rakhis, kid rakhi, lumbas etc. The choice of rakhi entirely depends on how a sister desires to wish her brother on this special day. To give your brother a slight surprise, it is a good idea to add greeting card along with a special message on it.
Any occasion in India is incomplete without sweets, so how can you forget to include sweets this Raksha Bandhan. Go ahead and purchase some traditional mouthwatering sweets. You can opt for fruits, pedas, mithais whatever suits you and your brother’s taste. If you all are not too keen about traditional sweets you can opt for assorted cookies, chocolates etc. and celebrate your rakhi in a special way.
Children gifts on rakhi
Raksha Bandhan is a special day for children as well. On this day, both young boys and girls are excited to get their special gifts from each other. To ensure that they have the best Raksha Bandhan gifts this year you can chose to purchase for them school bags, kits, favorite dolls or cars, collection of story books, gift hampers or other items which are of their interest. For kids who are distantly located, like one is located in Hyderabad and other one in Chennai they can send rakhi gifts to Chennai and Hyderabad and celebrate this special festival in a unique way.
Gift for brothers
It is a custom for sisters to gift their brothers with special items along with tying rakhi on their hands. For all the lucky girls, who have one in a million brothers in the crowd it is time to look for some special and memorable gifts for them. One can choose men’s wear, perfumes, jewelry items etc. depending on their brother’s choice and preferences. They can even shop for products online and get it delivered at their or their brother’s place.
With the preparation of above mentioned items you are indeed going to celebrate one of the most special Raksha Bandhan this year in Chennai. Along with these beautiful gifts, sweets, threads and beads don’t forget to remind each other about your love and trust towards each other.