Pro Tips to Prepare for the Raksha Bandhan Ceremony
Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi is knocking at our doors, sooner than we expected it to be and people all over India and abroad are looking forward to having a joyous rakhi ceremony. The time is ticking at a rapid speed and it's high time everyone must gear up with their rakhi shopping online. As every year there must be something new to leave everyone gushing at your rakhi celebration, so this year make sure to get trendy cool piece rakhi along with an amazing gift for your dearest sibling to commemorate the Raksha Bandhan festivities. Other than these things, there are a few things to keep a note of in order to ensure that you and your siblings have a blast at your this year’s Raksha Bandhan ceremony. As often during the festival, we become so engrossed in bonding and other things, that the most important things often end up slipping our mind. Below, we have made you a checklist of all such things each one of which will even answer you how to celebrate Raksha Bandhan. So keep these Rakhi ceremony essentials in mind and you are good to go!
The whole festival revolves around this protection thread which a sister ties on her brother’s wrist symbolising the love and care that she holds for him. And in return, the brother pledges to protect her from every evil or trouble. So adorning or pampering brother with stunning pieces of rakhi is a must at this festival. You can shop for a rakhi that matches his expectation and personality along with a surprise gift. You can try gifting him a beautiful rakhi with dry fruits or rakhi with some personalised gift, the choice is yours!
2. Pooja Thali
Rakhis are charming, no doubt, but so are pooja thalis. One of the highlights as well as the essentials considered for celebrating this joyous festival is a decorative pooja thali, having roli, chawal and mishri in it. Some like to decorate the thali with their creativity and imagination on their own while some like to shop for some online. On the day of Rakhi, on this pooja thali, a diya is lit and placed along with rakhi and other essential rakhi items.
As rakhi celebration is no less than a little family get together or a party, so preparations need to be made accordingly. No doubt that there will be food and drinks across such a festival hence cutleries for the number of people, who all will be visiting you is much needed. In order to cut you some slack off washing the dirty dishes, thereafter, we would suggest you stock up some disposable ones. Hit your nearest supermarket and get a number of disposable cutleries like spoon, plates and glasses to serve your family members in.
4. Sweet Hampers
A piece of rakhi wouldn’t be sufficient to pamper your dearest brother with. So try to give him a sweet or gourmet hamper to win his heart, this Raksha Bandhan. As we Indians like to celebrate every festival or special occasion over some sweets hence to sweeten up the rakhi moments it seems like a perfect idea. Constraining chocolates, mithai, cookies and cakes, there will be a whole lot of goodness awaiting for him and your guests which will leave them absolutely delighted.
5. Cleaning Essentials
Planning a rakhi party would not only mean one to keep in mind all the necessary requirements that need to be fulfilled or taken care of before the rakhi festivity kicks start in. But also the after rakhi episode. Once everyone is gone after having a happy rakhi celebration, the house will definitely be in a messy situation. Hence the cleaning essentials like phenyl, mop, etc. will be much needed.
So, these were a few pro tips or essentials to prepare oneself for the rakhi ceremony or the festival, in general.