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Celebrating Raksha Bandhan for Long-Distance Siblings

Raksha Bandhan History

When we are little, it’s mostly an up-and-down relationship with our siblings. One minute we were best friends, and the next we were fighting over toys or the biggest piece of cake (because when you were little, every crumb seemed to matter). But as we grow up, busy with our own lives, the amount of bickering reduced, and you find yourself missing your sibling.

And as we’ve grown up and become an adult, navigating through life and its hurdles, we know whatever problems we have, siblings will always be there to lend their support and cheer you on to help you through the ordeal. And what a blessing it is, to get someone that will always have your back and help you, or at the very least, give consolation in the hard times.

Raksha Bandhan is coming on 22nd August 2021, and ideally, you’d want to celebrate it with your sibling in the same place. But unfortunately, that’s not always possible. Education, work commitments, and other things sometimes get in the way.

Raksha Bandhan Celebration Ideas

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Living far away from your sibling doesn’t’ mean you can’t celebrate Rakshabandhan, you just have to be a bit more creative with it. With a little help from the internet and online services, celebrating Rakhi with a faraway sibling is not impossible.

This Rakhi day, 22nd August 2021, goes with online delivery as it is easy to do and so is sending photo gifts now. Here are some ideas of thoughtful Raksha Bandhan gifts to send to your sibling and make this rakshabandhan celebration brighter from far.

Raksha Bandhan Gifts

Photo book

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As brother and sister, you’ve been through many things together, good times and bad. With the years that have gone by, there will be unforgettable moments to cherish. Whether they’re fun times like holidays or family celebration, or simply just little moments in your everyday lives, don’t let it slip from your memories.

Let the Raksha Bandhan this year, be filled with happiness and joy and love along with your family. It will be the best family photo ideas for their life.

Collect the old rakhi images of you and your sibling through the years, and make a sibling photo book that will make them smile when they reminisce about the old times for the festival of Raksha Bandhan.

Photo prints

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If your sibling is a creative soul, instead of giving them a photobook, you can give photo prints instead. Compared to a photo book, photo prints are more versatile, so they’re like a blank canvas for creative people.

From gallery walls, scrapbooks, to a college, photo prints can be made into a whole other form of art. Give your sibling the freedom to make art with the photos, and maybe you’ll be surprised with what they come up with!

Decor

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If your sibling has a penchant for home decor and interior, wall art is a gift that not only would be greatly appreciated but also much loved. Make it more personal and thoughtful by printing a photo of both of you. This Rakhi festival will bring more love and closer to the brother-sister relationship.

Choose your favorite moment with your sibling (for example, birthday, graduation, or maybe a road trip), and make it into wall art. Or, if your sibling is a photographer, why not use their images? There’s nothing a photographer loves more than seeing their work appreciated and made into something useful, especially for themselves.

Personalized Photo Notebooks

A handy notebook is always useful, especially if your sibling is a busy bee, an avid traveler, or just someone who likes to jot down everything. It might seem like a generic gift, but it doesn’t take a lot to make it special by making personalized photo notebooks

You can use your own design, illustration, or a photo of you and your sibling for the cover, or if they have their own business, you can put their company logo on the cover. With online printing services that are available, it won’t take much time and effort to bring your own touch to what would otherwise be a boring generic gift.

You can also check for other photo gifts like coffee mug printing, personalised photo keychains online, and custom playing cards in India.

Rakshabandhan greetings

A lot of ideas for wishing or greeting your brother and sister this rakhi celebration. Here are a few rakhis wishes. You can write your own wordings.

Raksha Bandhan quotes for sister

  • Happy Raksha Bandhan to my dear loving sister.
  • May this Raksha Bandhan bring lots of peace, joy, and happiness in your life.
  • Phoolon ka taaron ka sabka kehna hai. Ek Hazaron main meri behna hai.

Raksha Bandhan quotes for brother

  • Dear loving brother, l am blessed and grateful to have a brother like you. Thank you for everything.
  • There is no brother like you, given me everything and been with me for all. Happy Raksha Bandhan.
  • Mera Bhai mere jigar ka tukda hai tu.

Greeting cards

Sisters, you can add a little extra to your package of rakhi, sweets, and gifts for your brother. Put in a personalized greeting card to wish your brother safety and prosperity, or any message you’d like him to read. And brothers, you can also send your sister a gift with a card.

A print postcard online is a little addition that adds a nice gesture and touch to your package. This Raksha Bandhan festival let your sibling know how much they mean to you, and how much they’re loved.

Don’t forget to send these things ahead of the day, so you can video call your sibling on Rakhi festival day to see how they like the gift. And who knows, maybe watching your brother tying the rakhi by himself would be fun, or seeing your sister getting overwhelmed with her gift would be heartwarming.

Happy Raksha Bandhan!

1 Comment

  • Reply seo890 Aug 14, 2018 at 6:13 pm

    Living far away from your sibling doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate Raksha Bandhan. You just have to visit Ahmedabad Gift Shop and order your rakhi and gifts for your siblings.

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