Raksha Bandhan

When is Raksha Bandhan in The USA?

Raksha Bandhan in USA
Written by Sakshi Ecavade

Indian festivals capture the true essence of the rich Indian culture and traditions that are cherished and revered across the globe. Raksha Bandhan is one such festival that has a quite different and unique theme of sibling love surrounding it. People of Indian origin settled in the United States of America have kept the traditions surrounding this festival alive by celebrating it with the same excitement and exhilaration as they used to do when they were in India. This has garnered immense attention to their festivities from the Americans and they began to applaud the bond of brothers and sisters like never before. The sanctity of this relationship became more evident among the people in the U.S. through the celebration of the auspicious festival of Raksha Bandhan.

When is Rakhi in USA: Date and Time of Raksha Bandhan in USA

Raksha Bandhan is celebrated on a full moon day in the month of Shravana in the United States. Find below the dates and time to celebrate Rakhi in USA in 2021:

NEW YORK, USA

Date of Raksha BandhanSaturday, 21st August 2021
Pradosh Time Raksha Bandhan Muhurat08:45 PM to 09:51 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra End Time08:45 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra Punchha04:49 PM to 05:57 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra Mukha05:57 PM to 07:49 PM
Purnima Tithi Begins09:30 AM on Aug 21, 2021
Purnima Tithi Ends08:01 AM on Aug 22, 2021

LOS ANGELES, USA

Date of Raksha BandhanSaturday, 21st August 2021
Raksha Bandhan Thread Ceremony Time05:45 PM to 09:42 PM
Pradosh Time Raksha Bandhan Muhurat07:32 PM to 09:42 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra End Time05:45 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra Punchy01:49 PM 02:57 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra Mukha02:57 PM to 04:49 PM
Purnima Tithi Begins06:30 AM on Aug 21, 2021
Purnima Tithi Ends05:01 AM on Aug 22, 2021

WASHINGTON D.C., USA

Date of Raksha BandhanSaturday, 21st August 2021
Pradosh Time Raksha Bandhan Muhurat08:45 PM to 10:01 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra End Time08:45 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra Punchha04:49 PM to 05:57 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra Mukha05:57 PM to 07:49 PM
Purnima Tithi Begins09:30 AM on Aug 21, 2021
Purnima Tithi Ends08:01 AM on Aug 22, 2021
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CALIFORNIA, USA

Date of Raksha BandhanSaturday, 21st August 2021
Raksha Bandhan Thread Ceremony Time07:45 PM to 10:03 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra End Time07:45 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra Punchha03:49 PM to 04:57 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra Mukha04:57 PM to 06:49 PM
Purnima Tithi Begins08:30 AM on Aug 21, 2021
Purnima Tithi Ends07:01 AM on Aug 22, 2021

CHICAGO, USA

Date of Raksha BandhanSaturday, 21st August 2021
Pradosh Time Raksha Bandhan Muhurat07:45 PM to 09:46 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra End Time07:45 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra Punchha03:49 PM to 04:57 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra Mukha04:57 PM to 06:49 PM
Purnima Tithi Begins08:30 AM on Aug 21, 2021
Purnima Tithi Ends07:01 AM on Aug 22, 2021

HOUSTON, USA

Date of Raksha BandhanSaturday, 21st August 2021
Pradosh Time Raksha Bandhan Muhurat07:45 PM to 10:07 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra End Time07:45 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra Punchha03:49 PM to 04:57 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra Mukha04:57 PM to 06:49 PM
Purnima Tithi Begins08:30 AM on Aug 21, 2021
Purnima Tithi Ends07:01 AM on Aug 22, 2021

PHOENIX, USA

Date of Raksha BandhanSaturday, 21st August 2021
Raksha Bandhan Thread Ceremony Time05:45 PM to 09:17 PM
Pradosh Time Raksha Bandhan Muhurat07:07 PM to 09:17 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra End Time05:45 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra Punchha01:49 PM to 02:57 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra Mukha02:57 PM to 04:49 PM
Purnima Tithi Begins06:30 AM on Aug 21, 2021
Purnima Tithi Ends05:01 AM on Aug 22, 2021

PHILADELPHIA, USA

Date of Raksha BandhanSaturday, 21st August 2021
Pradosh Time Raksha Bandhan Muhurat08:45 PM to 10:01
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra End Time08:45 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra Punchha04:49 PM to 05:57 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra Mukha05:57 PM to 07:49 PM
Purnima Tithi Begins09:30 AM on Aug 21, 2021
Purnima Tithi Ends08:01 AM on Aug 22, 2021

SAN ANTONIO, USA

Date of Raksha BandhanSaturday, 21st August 2021
Raksha Bandhan Thread Ceremony Time08:08 PM to 10:20 PM
Pradosh Time Raksha Bandhan Muhurat08:08 PM to 10:20 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra End Time07:45 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra Punchha03:49 PM to 04:57 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra Mukha04:57 PM to 06:49 PM
Purnima Tithi Begins08:30 AM on Aug 21, 2021
Purnima Tithi Ends07:01 AM on Aug 22, 2021
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SAN DIEGO, USA

Date of Raksha BandhanSaturday, 21st August 2021
Raksha Bandhan Thread Ceremony Time05:45 PM to 09:37 PM
Pradosh Time Raksha Bandhan Muhurat07:26 PM to 09:37 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra End Time05:45 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra Punchha01:49 PM to 02:57 PM
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra Mukha02:57 PM to 04:49 PM
Purnima Tithi Begins06:30 AM on Aug 21, 2021
Purnima Tithi Ends05:01 AM on Aug 22, 2021

Celebration of Raksha Bandhan in USA

Celebration of Raksha Bandhan in USA

As there is an entire new community of the Indians in the USA, the celebration of Raksha Bandhan is quite similar to the celebrations held in India. Not just emotionally, the auspicious festival is celebrated following the same customs and rituals as in India. People who have moved to the US are very much willing to teach and pass on the traditions of their country to their next generations and therefore, prefer to adhere to the traditional way of celebrating the festival rather than the modern or contemporary one.

As the sacred and precious thread of Rakhi symbolizes the purity of sibling love, the festival is very close to the hearts of the people. Irrespective of the distance between the brothers and sisters, they are adamant about celebrating Raksha Bandhan no matter what. Some of the Indians are lucky to celebrate it in the company of their brothers and sisters, whereas others located in a different country decide to make use of the technology and choose the service of online Rakhi delivery in the USA to get their Rakhi and Rakhi gifts delivered to their siblings residing in the USA.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Send Rakhi to USA

Q. How can you send Rakhi to USA from India?

You can choose the service of Rakhi delivery in USA from India offered by online Rakhi stores in India and USA.

Q. Do people in USA celebrate Raksha Bandhan?

Yes, people of Indian origin in USA celebrate Raksha Bandhan. But, it is not a public holiday.

Q. What is the best Rakhi gift for a sister in USA?

You can gift her send chocolates, cakes, apparel, jewellery, soft toys, perfumes, flowers, etc. as a return gift to the sisters for Rakhi.

Q. What are the best Rakhi gifts for brothers in USA?

The best Rakhi gifts for brothers in the USA include Rakhi with dry fruits, sweets, plants, chocolates, etc.

Q. How can you celebrate Raksha Bandhan virtually?

Send Rakhi gifts to USA through online rakhi delivery and celebrate the festival by video calling your brother settled in the US.

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Sakshi Ecavade

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