Significance of Rakhi Gift for Brother
Rakhsha Bandhan or Rakhi is a festival celebrating the immense bond of a brother and sister. Sisters tie a rakhi on their brother’s wrist asking him to protect her in times of need. In return, the brother gives her money or a gift to show his acceptance.
In modern times, sisters have started accompanying rakhi with a gift to show her care and love for her brother. In this article, we will discuss some amazing gift ideas for all those sisters who don’t shy away from expressing their love and commitment towards their sibling.
Great Gift Ideas for Brother During Raksha Bandhan
Rakhi is a festival of love and sibling bonding. So, make it precious and eternal. Let us look at some of the gift ideas which will fill your brother with love and affection.
Personalised Name Rakhi
Rakhi is a pious bond among your brother and you. What can be better than a personalised rakhi for him? In this Personalised Name Rakhi you can get your brother’s name cut out in MDF wood and added to the thread or moli. Keep in mind, only the first name can be added to this and the total length of the name would be around 40 mm in diameter. This, however, may vary depending on the length of the name. This will be the most unique gift you would have given him. This inimitable rakhi is available for only Rs.299 and can be bought on Exciting Lives website.
Personalised Chocolate Box
Make this year's Rakhi gift wonderfully special by customising it just for him. If your brother loves chocolate then custom made chocolate boxes are a superb idea. Check out this option from chococraft.in where vegetarian chocolate squares filled with yummy fillings like roasted almonds and butterscotch are packed in a wooden box that comes with a personalised cover. While prices start at Rs. 545, you have flexibility to choose the number of chocolates and design. This gift is a particularly great option for younger brothers.
There are certain aspects we must bear in mind when purchasing a gift. This will help us make a decision that is right for us and our brother. Below are some of the things you must consider.
Image the look on his face when he sees his name printed on the wrapper of an 80 gm bar of delicious chocolate. It comes in a 14.5 x 7 x 0.75 cm size. You may also write a personalised message for him to express your feelings for him. The font style and rich design make this Personalised Chocolate an ideal gift for him. And you can order it today for just Rs.195 from excitinglives.com. The actual color of the wrapper may vary from the image of the product shown here. Cash on delivery is also available for those who function in a tradition manner and don’t own a credit card. Regardless of the part of world your beloved brother lives in, you can pay for it online and have it delivered to him.
Personalised Photo Rakhi
This Personalised Photo Rakhi is a fantastic way to recall the moments spent together. It is available for Rs.299 but is invaluable due to the memory it offers. So, re-live the childhood or precious times together. To give it a trendy look, it has been created using crystal and resin. It comes in various colors, although options are not given to the buyer for purchase, they are randomly shipped to the customer. You can upload 1 to 2 images you want inserted in the rakhi. The selection will be made by the designer and it will be further adjusted to fit in the circle. Cash on delivery is not available for this product. You must make the payment in order to confirm your order. You can buy it here.
Get this custom plaque created with your darling brother’s picture and a touching message. It is guaranteed to make him feel special!. So, give him a unique gift in form of an Engraved Plaque from Engrave. Completely customizable, you can create your own plaque using the template provided online. Design the plaque and choose the size, and you will have a one-of-a-kind gift indeed! Prices start at Rs. 600.
Funny Ceramic Mug
One of the best known features of the brother-sister relationship is how they are relentlessly ribbing each other. He is the one person you love to hate and actually enjoy his efforts to annoy you. Life would be very boring without your lovable 'kameena bhai'. Show him this love through this iIndigifts Raksha Bandhan Ceramic Mug with the words 'kameena bhai' on it. Don't miss the devil's horns and tail on it.
Today many of us prefer using mugs to drink our favorite tea, coffee or hot chocolate. There is nothing better than a customised ceramic mug which keeps reminding your brother of your enormous love and commitment towards him. Try this special 330 ml mug is also microwave safe. This way he never has to worry about his favorite drink getting cold. He can easily heat it up in the microwave and continue to enjoy it. And guess what, it’s environment free – a non-toxic BPA free ceramic mug is ideal for your brother as it will never harm him. And the high quality digital printing will always soothe his eyes while spending some quality personal time. Bear in mind that the color of the print may vary due to many factors. However, it will certainly be a high quality image. You can own this extraordinary, perfect gift for your brother for merely Rs. 279 on Flipkart.
Does your brother struggle to have that extra secure space for his favorite mug without the fear of spilling his drink over important papers and electronic gadgets? Now he can. He can clip this Multi-function Clip Holder on the side of any table to store his favorite drink. And guess what? He can also use it to hold miscellaneous items such as keychain, mobile phone, staplers or any other stationary or small item which may get lost in your pile of papers.
There is a special hole in this holder through which he can pass the charger and charge his phone without making it look messy. It is capable of fitting into a table with top as thick as 1.75 inches. It comes in various color options such as red, black, green, yellow. You can also place a bulk order of all 6 colors for merely Rs.2,600. A single mug can be purchased for only Rs.450 on bigsmall.com. So, wait no longer and go ahead and place order for this essential product.
Cute Bottle Keychain
Does your brother frequently lose his keys? Now he can manage all your keys nicely without worrying about losing them. Order this amazingly Cute Bottle Keychain for him. This amazing bottle shaped keychain is apt for carrying his vehicle or any other important keys. It comes in a 5.7 x 1.1 cm size. It is available in many colors but you don’t get a preference in color as the orders are shipped randomly. It is available for only Rs.125 per keychain. This way you can stay in your budget and gift him this extraordinary gift this rakhi. Click here to order now.
For your younger brother, why not buy him something that'll add to his swag yet be useful in his daily life. Whether school/college going or at work, a backpack is useful for him to conveniently carry all his essentials.
A backpack that reflects his current obsession whether that's GOT or Deadpool, he will love flaunting his new backpack. Check out this brightly coloured GOT: House Lannister backpack from thesouledstore.com. This durable, water-resistant and lightweight bag made of polyester comes with adjustable shoulder straps that are comfortably padded, 2 compartments as well as a flap pocket. The bag also includes a laptop slot which can fit in up to 15inches laptop. Available for Rs. 799 on the site. You have a range of options on the site from Marvel themes to FRIENDS, so pick out the best appealing for your bro.
Everyone is a gadget freak today. And if your brother is too, then you can gift him this cool Amazfit Unisex Red Bip Cinnabar Smart Watch.
This smartwatch can do it all - it shows time (of course) but also tracks heartbeat rate and steps walked as well as receiving calls and messages. With a stainless steel body and Corning glass dial, the watch is durable for daily use and every kind of sports activity. Sleek looking with elegant design, the watch also lasts long on battery, up to 45 days on a single charge. Get this unique gift for Rs. 5999 on Myntra.
You can alternatively also go for fitness trackers like the Mi Band 3 which also offers an incredible range of features for a affordable price of Rs. 1999.
Wireless Charging Pad
Mobile phones are often our companian every moment of the day, and charging them are a daily chore. Make it easier for your brother with this cool wireless charger that make this job so much easier.
The Portronics Toucharge X is a newly introduced device that can charge Android and iOS wireless charging devices and all Qi enabled devices. If your brother has one of these devices then this is a must-buy gift item.
If that does not work as a gift for your brother, then how about Bluetooth speakers? This Boat Stone 200 Portable Bluetooth Speakers makes it easy to play music from a phone regardless of location. With a well balaced sound and bass this is a cool gift for a music-loving brother. Buy it for Rs. 1,199 on Amazon India .
You can also consider bluetooth headphones!
RFID Leather Wallet and Keychain Set
Wallets are a timeless gift as every man needs an elegant and durable one. Your brother needs the very best so why not give him this latest wallet design which includes a feature that protects valuable information stored on the cards inside. This Hornbull RFID blocking tech-powered wallet is made of high grain quality leather and designed smartly to store all essentials in an easy to access manner. The set also includes a simple classy keychain fob in leather. You can get this set for Rs. 549 on Amazon.
If you prefer a regular wallet set then consider this Urban Forest Ben Grey Wallet and Belt Combo Gift Set on the same site for Rs. 999. Featuring a wallet and a belt this is a highly utilitarian gift your brother will love.
Raksha Bandhan, an Ancient Ritual
A brother is the best friend you have always wanted to have. You can always share things with him which you failed to share with anyone else. In the sweet and sourness of daily life, we forget to express our love and gratitude to people close to us. It is believed that this elegant rakhi thread is stronger than any chain every created and it make the brother and sister bond unbreakable. This auspicious occasion of full moon gives you that opportunity. So, don’t let it slide.
Looking back in history, you will see many such examples where the strong bond between the brother and sister has changed the fate of their nation. Some renowned examples are Rani Karnavati, queen of Chittorgarh in the 16th century and the Mughal emperor Humayun. Humayun saved Chittorgarh as a due respect to the rakhi sent by the queen to him, asking for his protection. The validity of such stories still remains a mystery to the historians. However, it is one of the oldest and accepted rituals and cultures of the country India.
Things to Keep in Mind When Purchasing a Gift
A Check on Your Budget:
It is easy to get carried away by your emotions and lose track of your budget. It can help to stay in your budget if you first research reasonable gift ideas you wish to purchase. Of course, depending on the occasion and your relationship with the person will drive this, and a brother is often the favourite person in your family. But you must understand that expensive gift does not necessarily depict love. Ultimately, it is the intention that counts. So, focus on the quality of the gift, rather than the quantity you spend in buying it.
At times, purchasing a gift in advance can help save a lot of money. In today’s vast competition, almost every brand and product goes on sale and some point or the other. So, if you desire to gift something very expensive but lack the monetary resources then start looking for it on sale much in advance.
A Useful Gift:
Useful gifts are often the best kind of gifts and as tempting as it is to buy him a pretty but ultimately useless product, go with something he can use at school, work or at home. That is not to say that decor or ornamental objects cannot make good gifts. If, for instance, your brother has a dull dorm or hostel room, giving him eye catching wall decor can brighten up his living space. So think carefully about what he could use, or needs, and give him that.
Also note that at times, purchasing a gift in advance can help save a lot of money. In today’s vast competition, almost every brand and product goes on sale and some point or the other. So, if you desire to gift something very expensive but lack the monetary resources then start looking for it on sale much in advance.
Reflect Your Affection:
The gift you give to your brother on Rakhi reflects your delight in your childhood days, playing and fighting with him. Focus on the intention and things that would be of value to your brother. Instigate the love and emotion in him for you. You can do this by giving a gift that requires some effort – such as making things with your own hands or getting something personalised. We all understand that in today’s modern society everyone is busy. If you can take some time out to do something special for him, he will appreciate you more.
Create your own Rakhi ritual
What are the things that make your relationship with your brother unique? While there are some things that are common between siblings - such as the way they seem to be constantly at each others throats, but there would be small things that just the two of you share. Turn these into your private traditions to keep your bond special and unique.