During the festivities of Rakhi the markets are in full bloom. Few days before Rakhi, sisters go to market to do rakhi shopping. Besides buying gifts, sweets, new clothes they buy rakhis for their brothers. There are lots of types of rakhis, with several designs, in the market all over. The wide range of rakhis include fancy rakhis, zari rakhis, resham rakhis, mouli, cartoon rakhis, rakhis with a religious touch and many more.
Today Indians are spread over all over the world. On this auspicious
day, the brothers want to be present with their sisters. But sometimes
it is just not possible to make it. But now they should not get
disheartened. Today one can send online rakhi to India and to any
country on this earth.
The brothers in the age group up to 13 years are the children so go for
a Rakhi with a kiddish touch. While selecting a Rakhi for these age
group brothers always keep in mind their liking.
They generally like the cartoon characters such as jokers, pokemons,
donald duck, shaktiman, micky mouse, tweety and other superheros. The
musical Rakhis that produce different musical sounds are also liked by
this age group. The Rakhis with toys like mobile handsets, cars, bikes
and animals etc. attached to them are also well-liked by the children.
The brothers in the age group of 13 to 35 years are the young people.
Their is a wide range of Rakhis in this category which is popular among
this age group.
Such Rakhis mainly include Rakhis with a traditional look like fancy
Rakhis, stone Rakhis, gold-silver coated Rakhis and zari Rakhis. Rakhis
with trendy looks like funky Rakhis, bracelet style Rakhis, wrist watch
style Rakhis, currency note Rakhis are equally liked by this age group
brothers. These age group brothers prefer the latest designs of Rakhis
in the market.
The brothers generally above 35 year are included in this age group.
This age group brothers usually like the simple and not very heavily
These brothers mostly prefer the simple 'Dori', Mouli or the 'Ram
Rakhis'. They sometimes also like the zari Rakhis, resham rakhis,
gold-silver coated Rakhis and Rakhis embedded with precious and
semi-precious stones. The special Rakhis with a little religious touch
are also well liked in this age group. Such Rakhis carry the pious
symbols of 'Hindu Dharma' like 'Om' sign, 'Swastika' sign and 'Shree'
sign. Rakhis carrying the images of idols of Hindu Gods and Goddesses
are also very popular in this age group.
Kangan Rakhi: In some parts of India, like Rajasthan and Gujrat' on the
Raksha-Bandhan day ladies tie a special type of Rakhi, known as 'Kangan
Rakhi', on to their sisters-in-law. The 'Kangan Rakhi' is tied in the
bracelets or the bangles of the ladies which the ladies put on their
First of all the ladies apply 'Roli Teeka' on the foreheads of their
sisters-in-law. Then perform the tying of Kangan on to their
sisters-in-law. Then they sweeten each others mouth with delicious
sweets. And then offer gifts to each other which could be either in cash
So incase you have not yet bought any rakhi, buy them online and send
Rakhi to India on time.