Raksha bandhan is going to be celebrated soon on 15th August, 2019. Every year, this eve is observed in the auspicious month of sravana Poornima. As we all are aware with the fact that rakhi Poornima is dedicated to siblinghood thus, sisters and brothers wait for this particular day to come soon. No matter who is where at that moment, each and every person gets united on this beautiful day to celebrate the love and bond between sisters and brothers.

When is Rakhi

Though, this eve comes every year but still it is awaited by everyone. People send rakhi to India as well as other parts of the world to be part of this lovely and thoughtful celebration. The month of sravana is considered to be very auspicious in the Hindu calendar. Rakhi celebration makes this month more prominent in the calendar.

Thus, make most of out of it and celebrate it with your adorable siblings.

Rakhi 2019 will be celebrated on 15th August. This festival is also known as Rakhi Purnima as it falls on a full moon day in the holy month of Shravana. It is the celebration of the strong bond that exists between a brother and sister with a beautiful handcrafted 'Rakhi'. The rakhi thread symbolizes love, affection, care, respect, and adoration which the siblings hold in their hearts for each other. In 2019, this day will be apublic holiday as it will fall on Independence Day.


Shubh Muhurat for Raksha Bandhan 2019

ShubhMuhurat for the Rakhi Tying Ceremony 05:50 to 18:03
Total Duration for Rakhi Tying Ceremony 12 Hours 11 Minutes
Aparahan Time during Raksha Bandhan 2019 13:44 to 16:23
Aparahan Duration 2 Hours 40 Minutes
Pradosh Time for Rakhi ceremony 20:08 to 22:18
Pradosh Duration 02 Hours 08 Minutes
Commencement of Rakhi Purnima 14th August 2019 at 15:45
Conclusion of Rakhi Purnima 15th August 2019 at 17:58

What is the best time to tie Rakhi on Raksha Bandhan?

The best time to perform the rituals of Raksha Bandhanis during Aparahanwhich falls later in the afternoon on the day of Raksha Bandhan as per the Hindu rituals. If this time in unavailable, then tying a rakhi during Pardosh time is the next best idea. It is also an ideal time to perform the Rakhi rituals on this festival.


best time to tie Rakhi on Raksha Bandhan

What time to avoid for performing the rakhi rituals on Raksha Bandhan?

The time of Bhadra must be avoided to tie the auspicious Rakhis on the wrist of the brothers on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan. It is considered as a malignant time that must be avoided to conduct any auspicious or holy work. Bhadra prevails in the first half of the Purnima day and therefore, people should wait for it to get over before indulging in Rakhi celebrations.


When is Rakhi in 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024?

Year Date Day
2020 3th August Monday
2021 22nd August Sunday
2022 11th August Thursday
2023 30th August Wednesday
2024 19th August Monday