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Ways to Celebrate Raksha Bandhan While You Are in a Different City or Country

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Raksha Bandhan is one of those festivals which signify the unconditional love bond between brother and sister. May the festival of Rakhi bring lots of happiness and lots of love in your life. It is one of the most celebrated Indian festivals in the world. On this day sisters tie a thread of rakhi on the wrists of their brothers, who in return promise to protect them. This traditional way of Rakhi celebration may not be possible for those brothers and sisters who could not meet due to separation due to studies, work or marriage. But there are many new ways to show your love for your brother/sister, all thanks to advances in technology. We bring you some tips to celebrate Raksha Bandhan when you are in a different city or country.

Send Rakhi

As you know Rakhi, a sacred thread is the most important element of Raksha Bandhan festival. So sisters make sure that their Rakhi reaches on time. So, first of all you should send Rakhi to your brother. Don’t worry, you don’t need to spend money to send rakhi to Australia or whichever country your brother resides.  Order and get it delivered when you are sitting in any part of the world.

Post on Social Media

To be honest, how many times have you posted something about him on your social media handles? Have you posted something heartwarming about them? Of course not often. This is the time when you can express your love by posting a picture of yourself together and accompanying it with a sweet and salty caption or message. Take the help of Raksha Bandhan quotes or make a collage of pictures for them. This thing will surely touch his heart.

Just make a Call

There may be siblings who are more at ease with the energy of speech. Also, sometimes, due to problems in internet connection, video call may not be the best option to celebrate Raksha Bandhan online. A simple, relatively old-fashioned form of phone call can be the best way to celebrate Raksha Bandhan virtually. You can even invite other family members and cousins in the conference call. You can recite a poem or song over a phone call to celebrate the festival spirit of Raksha Bandhan. Words and voice have the power to create magic and this magic is literally good enough to serve as one of the ways to celebrate Raksha Bandhan.

Surprise gift

Since you don’t have much time to go back home, use online delivery methods and services to your advantage. You can make it yourself or there are many options available online that you can choose from. You know your sister very well and will understand what she might like. Some of the gifting options include plants, hampers, sweets, chocolates, anything your sibling buy all the time or has wanted to buy for a long time.

Surprise visit

Yes, you can totally do it. It’s hard and understandable to take time out from your busy schedule, but visiting them on the day they want you the most throughout the year will fill their hearts with joy. To make the meeting even more interesting, tell them you can come in a few days or tell them you don’t want to come. Trust this idea.

The sibling bond is really weird but definitely a strong one. That’s why Indians celebrate Raksha Bandhan; It is a festival dedicated to brothers and sisters. It is necessary for brothers and sisters to unite at one place to complete the rituals. But, if your brother could not come back to you on this Rakhi day, then you are the one who is staying away, don’t be disheartened, you can still send him to USA, UK, Canada or Singapore so that you can cross the distance that separates you. The sacred thread of Rakhi will bind you in the bond of love forever.

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