Raksha Bandhan is a holiday that celebrates the tie between siblings. It is on the 22nd of August and based on the coronavirus infections in India, it is reasonable to assume that the condition will remain unchanged for some period. So that implies there would be no Raksha Bandhan celebrations this year as well. Well, not quite.
This celebration honors and enables siblings to express their affection for one another. We may be confined to our residences, but why put locks on the love we share? It is entirely feasible to celebrate Raksha Bandhan in seclusion, and here’s how to go about it while preserving social distance.
We have compiled for you seven creative ways to celebrate Rakhi safely and still have the same amount of fun, if not more, with your siblings:
While we may not all be together during this epidemic, a video call with all of our dear ones is the only way to stay in touch. We can all exchange Raksha Bandhan wishes and keep an eye on how the party is going. When we are all gathered, our sister binds Rakhi in this manner. Making a video conference with the family is a lot of fun. You can always record these conversations and cherish them for years to come and do not forget to upload the screenshot on social media.
At this festival, Kheer, puri, and halwa are popular dishes that people prepare to honor their heritage. This Raksha Bandhan, we may all lend a hand to our mothers and prepare gifts for our siblings to make them feel like the most important people in our lives. Don’t just stick to the traditional food; you can also try some continental dishes that your siblings might love.
There are various indoor games to play with your family and spend quality time together. Poker, Dumb charades, Scrabble, and many other games are great for Rakhi. You can also conduct family competitions or search the internet for more creative games to play with the family. There is no limit to the number of activities that can be done inside the four walls.
Festivals in India aren’t finished without a sweet taste. For your family, there are several rakhi delicacies to choose from. You can get it online to make sure you don’t miss out on your sibling’s favorite candy. Gulab Jamun, Rasgulla, Malai Barfi, Kaju Katli, and many other alternatives are available. Make sure the place you are ordering from follows all the COVID protocols and is a reputed one. Even better if you arrange for the ingredients and make these delicacies at home.
When it comes to clothing, coupling with your sister is a great way to go. Wear the same color clothing to make this celebration even more enjoyable. Plan ahead of time and make a decision. Even if you’re celebrating through a video conference, seeing each other dressed in matching colors might be entertaining.
Rakhis made at home-
While the shutdown forces you to stay inside, the Do It Yourself theme will undoubtedly prevail this Rakhi. Raksha Bandhan, this year will be the most beautiful occasion for you to let the brother/sister realize that you accomplished it ‘all by yourself to give them the most fantastic shock ever, from making lovely rakhis with standard craft supplies to creating a special treat of delicacies and sweets. So make sure to put up a Raksha Bandhan status for your sister with the DIY Rakhi.
Making Cards for Beloved Siblings
What if we greet them with a handcrafted greeting card with lovely Raksha Bandhan messages when our siblings start waking up? Siblings are thought to be capable of doing anything for one another; you may not be very inventive, but you will always be willing to go above and beyond for your beloved siblings. If you have difficulty doing such creative activity, there is always a helping hand in your family, or even better, watch a video tutorial online.
With plenty to do, don’t let the fact that you have a lot on your plate prevent you from having a good time on Raksha Bandhan. We hope you’ll go on board with this new Rakhi craze and sprinkle your siblings with affection, compassion, devotion, and plenty of blessings.