The festival of Raksha Bandhan, which marks the bond of love and respect shared between a brother and his sister is celebrated with great zeal every year, usually in the month of August. People of Indian origin all across the world observe it on the full moon day (Poornima) in the holy month of Shravan. The ritual of tying a Rakhi or the sacred thread on a brother’s wrist is symbolic of a brother’s vow to protect his sister and a sister’s love and well-wishes for a healthy and prosperous life for his brother. History is galore with stories of duty bound brothers such as Lord Krishna who defended the honor of his Rakhi-sister Draupadi against the Kauravas. The Mughal Emperor Humayun went against his own soldiers to protect Rani Karmavati of Chittor who was his sworn sister. The festival is alike many Indian festivals that mark strengthening of family bonds and comprises of several rituals. After performing the tilak, a sister ties the Rakhi on his brother’s wrist and feeds him sweets, who in turn presents her with gifts as a token of love. Are you missing your brother and loved ones staying abroad on this auspicious occasion? Do not fret; we bring to you the golden opportunity of sending rakhi to UAE through our online portal where you can find Rakhis and gifts for your siblings for reasonably cheap prices. Even avail our free shipping policy and make the occasion memorable without burning a hole in your pocket.