A celebration of Friendship (Rakshabandhan)
Category : Religious
The Gujarat Hindu Society in Preston hosted a Raksha Bandhan event in partnership with the Armed Forces Hindu Network.
The traditional ceremony marks the tying of a thread between brother and sister signifying a bond between them. The mayor of Preston Councillor Trevor Hart was in attendance alongside invited guests from across the region.
There was also a preparation by the Armed Force o how they have embraced cultural values amongst different ethnic minorities with the UK.
Raksha Bandhan, also abbreviated to Rakhi is the Hindu festival that celebrates brotherhood and love. It is celebrated on the full moon in the month of Sravana in the lunar calendar.
The celebration of friendship article is also published in the Asian Image newspaper. Refer the snapshot of the newspaper.