Festivals are harbingers of happiness and laughter. There is something about festivals that bring the entire family together under one roof. Everyone seems to be in a happy mood during festivities but what brings joy to any festivity is the presence of loved ones. Yes, celebrating festivals together with loved ones doesn’t only uplift the spirit of any celebration but also strengthen your bond with them. Similarly, there are some festivals celebrated in India which become happier if you celebrate them with your siblings. Therefore, this article presents you a list of six amazing festivals that you should definitely celebrate together with your brother and sister:
Unlike Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, Siblings Day is not that popular across the worldwide. However, you should take an initiative to celebrate this Day with your lovely siblings. It’s a day when you should express your love, care, and affection for your siblings for being an important part of your life by doing something special for them. You can either go out with them, have a dinner, or watch movies, or go on a vacation.
Raksha Bandhan is one of the important festivals in India which is celebrated with utmost fervor. This festival signifies the unbreakable bond between a brother and a sister. On this Day, the sister ties a sacred thread or Rakhi around her brother’s wrist and pray for his well being. The brother in return offers rakhi gifts to his sister and vows to protect her against all odds. There are different types of rakhis like silver rakhi, gold rakhi, zardosi rakhi, Mauli Rakhi etc and each type of rakhis symbolizes different things.
Also, known as the festival of colors, Holi is one of famous festivals of India which is celebrated with utmost zeal across the nation. On Holi, everyone gathers in an open area to apply dry color on each other. Thus, this festival is incomplete without the presence of siblings and friends. Siblings apply colors to one another and also plots against other family members. This is why you should celebrate Holi with your siblings because they are your best friends. Aren’t they?
Diwali is the most prominent Hindu festival which is celebrated in India with utmost grandeur. Also, known as the festival of lights, this occasion becomes brighter when you have your siblings around you. From making the rangoli together to savouring sweets, decorating the entire house with clay lamps to burning crackers, the festival of Diwali is fun when when you are celebrating it with your siblings.
Another important festival which is similar to Raksha Bandhan is Bhaidooj that comes just after Diwali. Again, this festival celebrates the eternal bond between a brother and a sister. On this day, the sister applies red tilak on her brother’s head. Then, she performs aarti of her brother and prays to the Almighty for her brother’s longevity and happiness.
These were some of the festivals that you should celebrate with your siblings in order to strengthen your bond with them. So, always stay connected to your siblings no matter where do you stay by celebrating the special occasions together.