Mythical Origin: Rakhi's essence in Draupadi's bandaging of Lord Krishna's finger symbolizes protection and care.
Historical Reach: Mughal era saw queens gifting Rakhis for friendship and unity among rulers.
Tagore's Unity: Nobel laureate Tagore used Rakhi to foster unity during India's independence struggle.
Beyond Blood Ties: Rakhi transcends blood bonds, extending to friends, soldiers, and neighbors.
Varanasi Silk: Banaras silk threads play a special role in Rakhi traditions.
Space Celebration: Indian astronaut Rakesh Sharma marked Rakhi in space with his sister's tie.
Cultural Diversity: Rakhi's spirit extends to Nepal, Jainism, fostering connections and protection.