Nag Panchami Festival
Information On All Maharashtra Festivals - Festivals Celebrated in Maharashtra
Narali Purnima is celebrated on full moon day in the month of Shravan. Narali Poornima marks the end of monsoon season in Maharashtra. This festival is known by various names like : Narali Pournima, Shravani Pournima, Rakhi Pournima or Raksha Bandhan. 'Naral' means 'coconut', which are offered to the sea-god on this day by the people. Narali Pournima also marks the initiation of the new fishing season and fishermen mollify the sea-god before sailing out in their decorated boats.
They worship for a safe fishing. Raksha Bandhan is also celebrated on this day. Sisters tie 'rakhis' on their brothers' wrists. The ritual shows the bond of affection between siblings and signifies the brother's responsibility to protect his sister through out her life.
Narali Purnima Funny SMS :
“Rakhi Ko Tyonhar Tha
Rakhi Bandhane Ko Bhai Taiyar Tha
Bhai Bola bahna meri ab to rakhi bandh do,
Bahna Boli, Kalai Peechhe karo, Pahale Rupae Hazaar do.”
Bhagwan kare tujhe bahut pyaar mile
sabhi ladkiyan tujhe baandhe rakhi
tujhe jeevan bhar ka unka saath mile.
Happy Raksha Bandhan.”