Meaning of Raksha Bandhan in English:

Raksha Bandhan

Pronunciation /ˌrʌkʃɑː ˈbʌnd(ə)n/


  • (in South Asia) a popular annual festival, usually in August, during which a girl or woman gives a cotton bracelet (rakhi) to a brother or someone she considers as one, who in turn treats her as a sister.

    • ‘Raksha Bandhan is celebrated on the full-moon day in the month of Sravan.’