Raksha Bandhan 2023: Why is Rakhi tied on the right hand only? Many people do not know the reason behind this!
Raksha Bandhan is celebrated every year on Shravan Purnima. This year, the festival of love between brothers and sisters will be celebrated on Thursday, 31 August. On the day of Rakshabandhan, sisters tie rakhi to their brothers. Rakhi is tied on the right wrist of brothers, there are both spiritual and scientific reasons behind it. Along with this, tying rakhi on auspicious occasions also has special significance. The Sister should tie the rakhi on the brother's right wrist only. Let us know the reason behind this.
Why is Rakhi tied on the right hand only?
The right side of the body is sacred and important for maintaining positive energy. That's why all religious works are done with the right hand. The control power is also more on the right side of the body. The right hand is also considered to be the hand of karma in the present life, so charity and dharma done with the right hand are believed to be accepted by God. The Mauli thread tied at the time of worship in the temple is also tied on the right hand only. According to the scriptures, Rakhi is also tied on the right wrist only.
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Why tie Rakhi only on the wrist?
Have you ever wondered why Rakhi is tied only on the wrist? Actually, there are spiritual and scientific reasons behind this. For spiritual reasons, it is believed that tying a rakhi on the wrist bestows the blessings of Brahma, Vishnu, and Mahesh.
According to Ayurveda, tying Rakhi on the wrist balances Vata, Pitta, and Kapha, which has a favorable effect on health. And the Rakshasutra tied on the wrist has a positive effect on the neck. Since Rakhi represents the bond of protection, one feels a surge of power within. By increasing self-confidence, positive thinking comes.