Raksha Bandhan on August 20 when Bhadra will be in hiding
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This year, Purnima will begin on August 20 from 10 am and will last till August 21 till 7.14 pm. The Bhadhra date too will start on August 20 from 10 am and will last till 8.47 pm.
According to scholars, Raksha Bandhan is considered inauspicious to celebrate during Bhadra. But this time, since Bhadra is in Patal, the festival can be celebrated.
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This time celebrating Raksha Bandhan on August 21 will not be considered inauspicious.
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According to religious scriptures, it was during the month of Shravan only when King Dashrath killed Shravan Kumar.
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According to Brinnardiya Puran…
उदया तिथिर्याहि न भवेद्विन मध्यमाक्। सा खण्डा न व्रतानां स्यादारंभश्च समापनम्।
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