As all Indian traditional festivals, the festival of Rakhi is related with many stories. Few interesting stories were discussed in this article which was not heard till now. Let’s have a look on it!!!!!
We will be very craze to know good epic story especially on festivals, will read them very excitingly isn’t it? So, why wait let us know about history and mythology of Raksha Bhandhan so that you can tell to your friends, kinds and relative why we celebrate Rakhi.
“Raksha Bandhan” is a Hindu traditional festival which was beginning about 6000 years back from the Indus Valley Civilization created by Aryans with various culture and language. Rakhi is celebrated in different methods from place to place all over the India.
Lets us know about historical facts of Raksha Bandhan celebration from the Indian history and it can be highlighted with Raksha Bandhan pics, so let’s begin……
Lord Krishna and Draupadi
The story of Lord Krishna and Draupadi – a wife of five pandavas was very popular in our Hindu Mythology
As to protect good people, Lord Krishna fighted and killed evil king called Shishupal during the war Krishna was hurt and was left with bleeding finger by seeing this, Draupathi has tear a piece of cloth from her sari and tied it to the Krishna around his wrist, by seeing this affection Lord Krishna decided himself enclosed by her sister love and he promised her to protect her when she is in sorrow.
Later after many years, when pandavas lost their game in dices and when situation come to remove Draupathi sari at that time lord Krishna helped her with divinely elongating the sari and protect her in Dritarashtra’s court
King Bali and Goddess Lakshmi:
The Mahabali the king of demons was great devotee of Lord Vishnu; Lord Vishnu impressed with enormous devotion of Bali and takes the mission of protecting Bali’s kingdom by leaving his place from Vikuntam with this Goddess Lakshmi – the wife of Lord Vishnu, was very sad and went to the bali and confer as Brahmin woman and take decline in his kingdom.
On the Shravana purnima, Goddess Lakshmi tied Rakhi on the wrist of Bali and she will revel who she is and why she came here with this the King bali was touched by her and with Lord Vishnu the affection and conserved shown on him and his family, he request Lord Vishnu to go with her to Vikuntam. From that day, it became ritual to invite sisters on sravan pournima and to tie sacred thread of Rakhi.
Alexander and king Puru
The story of Raki behind king Puru and Alexander is as follows
According to the oldest situation of the Rakhi festival when takes back to the 300 B.C at the when Alexander occupied India, the legends says that the King Alexander – great defeater of Macedonia was traumatized by the rage of the Indian King Puru on his first attempt, with this the Alexander’s wife who heard about the Rakhi festival went to the king Puru to tie a Rakhi. The King Puru accepted her as his sister and he withdraw the war from the Alexander.
Rani Karnawati and Emperor Humayun
The story behind the Rani Karnawati and Emperor Humayun goes as follows
This story of Rani Karnawati and Emperor Humayun is most important and facts in the history. In the medieval period, when Rajputs were fighting with Muslim attack at the time Raki was a religious necessary and protection of sisters and it was primary.
When widowed queen Rani Karnawati the king of chittor apprehend that she could not protect the attack of the Sultan of Gujarat, Bahadur Shah at that time, she sent Rakhi to Emperor Humayun. Then the Emperor touched by the sign and he started off with his crowds without wasting time.