Festival

Janai Purnima and Rakshya Bandhan

Janai Purnima is observed in the month of Shrawan. It is called Rakshya Bandhan as this festival observes the bond of purity and security.  This festival is celebrated by Hindus all over the world. 

Janai Purnima is Sacred Thread Festival. On this day, Hindu men, especially the Brahmins and Chettris perform their annual change of Janai and all who celebrates this festival put a scared thread around their wrist.

When is Janai Purnima 

Janai Purnima is on Shrawan Purnima. This year Janai Purnima is on Bhadra 2, 2073, that coincides with English Calendar date of August 18, 2016.