Raksha Bandhan 2020: Date, auspicious time and significance

Raksha Bandhan 2020: Rakhi is one of the most ancient festivals celebrated in India, dedicated to the pious bond between a brother and a sister. This festival is celebrated in Shravana month during full moon day or Purnima day. The dates vary each year as per the position of the Moon.

Raksha Bandhan 2020: Date and auspicious time
This year Raksha Bandhan will be celebrated on Monday, August 3, 2020. Raksha Bandhan thread ceremony time beings from 09:28 am and end at 09:17 pm. (Duration – 11 hours 49 mins).

Purnima Tithi begins on Aug 02, 2020, at 09:28 pm
Purnima Tithi ends on Aug 03, 2020, at 09:28 pm
Aparahna time Raksha Bandhan Muhurat is from 01:48 pm to 04:29 pm. (Duration:02 Hours 41 mins)
Pradosh time Raksha Bandhan Muhurat is from 07:10 pm to 09:17 pm. (Duration – 02 hours 07 mins)

Raksha Bandhan Bhadra end time: 09:28 am
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra Punchha: 05:16 am to 06:28 am
Raksha Bandhan Bhadra Mukha: 06:28 am to 08:28 am
The best time to tie Rakhi on Raksha Bandhan is Aparahna. If that time is not available then Pradosh time is also suitable to perform rituals but the rituals should not be done during Bhadra.