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Monday, August 11, 2003
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Tying rakhi online
Vinod Kumar

Various festivals are celebrated across India through out the year. Raksha Bandhan, or rakhi, is one of the most popular festivals, which enriches the culture of India. Rakhi is celebrated with fervour in North India. Traditionally, sisters tie rakhi on the wrist of their brothers and pray for their well being. More than a ritual itís a bond of love between brothers and sisters. This year Rakhsha Bandhan falls tomorrow. We are providing you a list of Websites, which will give you information about this festival.


This portal provides information about the ritual, legend, importance and celebration of rakhi. Information about the ways in which this festival is celebrated in different parts of country is given. From this site, one can send rakhi and gifts hampers, sweets, chocolates and much more. You can also send free online Raksha Bandhan greeting cards for your friends and loved ones. All cards are absolutely free.


Virtualrakhi.com claims to be a part of Indiaís largest eCelebration network. Complete information regarding this festival is given on this site. From here, you can select special branded gift items and rakhis and send it to your friends and loved ones worldwide. Visa/Master cards issued by any bank anywhere in the world are accepted for payment. Recipes of Kheer and Gujia, north India delicacies, are also given on this site. Wallpapers are also available for download. One can also post rakhi messages here.


This is another site that contains information regarding rakhi and also has a wide range of gifts items. This portal has a user-friendly navigation, which makes it convenient for the user to select gifts from its extensive range of gift items. Delivery/shipping charges are absolutely free for India.