Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Raksha Bandhan in History

  1. #1
    1984
    Guest

    Raksha Bandhan in History

    Raksha Bandhan in History


    Rani Karnawati and Emperor Humayun
    During the medieval era, Rajputs were fighting Muslim invasions. Rakhi at that time meant a spiritual binding and protection of sisters was foremost. A famous incident relates how rakhi by then had broken the religious barriers.

    When Rani Karnawati the widowed queen of the king of Chittor realised that she could in no way defend the invasion of the Sultan of Gujarat, Bahadur Shah, she sent a rakhi to Emperor Humayun. The Emperor touched by the gesture started off with his troops without wasting any time.

    Alexander The Great and King Puru
    The oldest reference to the festival of rakhi goes back to 300 B.C. at the time when Alexander invaded India. It is said that the great conqueror, King Alexander of Macedonia was shaken by the fury of the Indian king Puru in his first attempt. Upset by this, Alexander's wife, who had heard of the Rakhi festival, approached King Puru. King Puru accepted her as his sister and when the opportunity came during the war, he refrained from Alexander.


     



  2. #2
    coolestnapster
    Guest
    nice...well posted under wrong head...i have moved it to the right head

    sandeep (1984) keep it in mind from next time onwards i will delete ur posts posted under wrong heads

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)







Similar Threads

  1. Amazing Airplane Struck By Lightning - Plane Crash
    By am_alive in forum Wallpapers
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 07-02-2010, 11:25 AM
  2. RAKSHA BANDHAN SPECIAL
    By sameerbaba in forum Shair-o-Shairi
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 08-06-2009, 11:44 AM
  3. HAPPY RAKHSHA BANDHAN
    By kool devil in forum Talk Shaak
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 08-05-2009, 03:47 PM
  4. Significance of Raksha Bandhan (Happy Rakhi)...........
    By coolestnapster in forum Inspirations
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 08-29-2007, 01:36 PM
  5. Origin Of Raksha Bandhan
    By 1984 in forum Talk Shaak
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 08-28-2007, 10:22 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  



Get Daily Forum Updates

Get Most Amazing E-mails Daily
Full of amazing emails daily in your inbox
Join Nidokidos E-mail Magazine
Join Nidokidos Official Page on Facebook


Like us on Facebook | Get Website Updates | Get our E-Magazine