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In Hindi, Raksha means 'protection'. This word is derived from the Sanskrit language.

Raksha is the basic spirit with which the festival Rakshabandhan is celebrated in India. In this festival, a sister ties a string, known as Rakhi, around the wrist of her brother, asking him to protect her. The brother reciprocates by gifting his sister a present and renewing his vow to protect her.

Rakshabandhan is considered to be a festival that ties two people. A girl can tie a rakhi to a person who is not even her brother but the rule is that she has to continue tying it all her life. It is so because once a brother, always a brother. You cannot just tie it once and forget about it because when you become brother and sister, the relationship lasts forever.

In Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book stories Raksha the Demon is the name of the Mother Wolf who adopts the 'man-cub' Mowgli.

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