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Raksha Bandhan (Hinduism)

Event Type
Religious/Cultural
Sponsor
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Date
Aug 19, 2024   All Day
Contact
Ross Wantland
E-Mail
diversity@illinois.edu
Originating Calendar
Religious Observances

The Bond of Protection. Raksha Bandhan celebrates the love and duty between brothers and sisters. Celebrations include sisters and brothers getting together, tying rakhi on wrists, performing aarti, and marking tilak. Brothers promise to protect sisters, sisters feed brothers, and brothers give gifts.

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This calendar contains Religious Observances and is maintained by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for consideration by those planning campus events, as well as to build awareness of religious and cultural observances.

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