These Rakhi Photos On Instagram Prove That Sibling Love Knows No Boundaries

31/08/2015 3:59 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
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Even as hundreds of colourful Onam images dominated Indian Instagram accounts last Friday, it was Rakhi that captured our imagination over the weekend.

Read: PHOTOS: Onam Celebrations Are Breaking Instagram!

The power of sibling love shone true and strong (especially on social media), drowning out all the other hashtags on Indian Instagram feeds. From funny to emotional, here are some moments that really stood out for their unique perspective.

While this little video won our hearts...


... The award for the most ridonculous rakhis go to these!

This is why one should never let their sisters less that 10 year old go rakhi shopping! #rakhi #happyrakshabandhan #spidermanrakhi #spidey #punediaries #itwassofunny #withgreatpowercomesgreatresponsibility

A photo posted by Ashwin Chandra (@ashwin.c) on



#rakhi #sisterlove #siblinglove #rakshabandhan #missyousister #missinghome

A photo posted by Aditya Bhandari (@absolute_adi) on


This proves that Rakhi isn't restricted to any species. Seriously, anyone can play the role of a faithful brother...

#zorro #rakhi @shraddhayadav

A photo posted by Rohan S Phadte (@rohanphadte) on


My baby boy #pug #melon #rakhi #mylife #love #brother 🙈✌🏻️🎀 (ps : all melon cares about is the chewie hes waiting for )

A video posted by Dr Dreamer | Cancerian Girl (@drvidhiberi) on


And brothers can tie rakhis too!

#Rakshabandhan #rakhi-frm- roommate #missinghome #newconcept #hope-ppl'll like PC-sandybhai

A photo posted by Yogesh Ghorpade (@live_life_my_way) on


We've heard of embarrassing sibling tales, but this might have gone a tad too far...


The sacred thread isn't enough any more. #TakeAPhotoOrItDidn'tHappen

Mumbai#his birthday#rakhi#i love u so mch#gonna miss u like hell#@ultimatefarebi

A photo posted by Shilpa Sen (@shilpa095) on


Other photos of rakhi from Instagram...

#rakhi#tread#bound#brother#sister#indian

A photo posted by JAYSWAL#1 (@jayswal) on

Happy #RakshaBandhan to all my siblings out thurr #rakhi #indian #india #culture #festival #hindi #nofilter #longexposure

A photo posted by Preet Mandavia (@preet_aliographics) on

#rakshabandhan #rakhi #sisterlove #mickeymouse #nobrita #kidsloveit #insiyah #ammu #aqi

A photo posted by Mazhar Kagalwala (@mazhark15) on

#rakhi sisters love

A photo posted by skkhetawat (@saurav_khetawat) on

#rakhi #celebration #rakshabandhan #sisters #protection #love #them #adorable #angel #blessAll #inshallah

A photo posted by Kshitiz Jindal (@kshitizjindal) on

#Rakhi Ke Dino Mein Behno Kaa Sneh Pyaar # Love To All My Sisters #

A photo posted by Ritzie Ritz (@pritzie.ritz) on

Rakhahabandhan #rakhi #brothers #gift? #loveforever #theyfightforme #loveme #lovethem #rakshabandhan #bro/sis

A photo posted by Somya Seth (@somyaseth) on

The Rakhshabandhan Pic 😊 #lateupload #rakhi #sisterlove #picoftheday

A photo posted by Yug Verma (@i_m_goku) on

#sisterlove #rakhi #rakshabandhan #reunion

A photo posted by Shwetank Shahi (@shwetank_madridsta) on

Happy rakshabandhan #sweets #festival #rakhi #puneclickarts #india #instagramhub #ferrerorocher

A photo posted by Rishabh Pandita (@rishabhpandita) on

It was a very special rakhi indeed! Thank you bhaiya for the plan!

#rakshabandhan #rakhi

A photo posted by Vasundhara Rauniar (@vasu783) on

:') #Rakhi#latergram#protector#brother#family

A photo posted by Naman Sharma (@nameofagirl_naman) on

#Rakhi#latergram#bro!

A photo posted by Naman Sharma (@nameofagirl_naman) on

#Rakhi#Festival#Protector#Sister#Love#They#Can#Make#U#Enjoyed#MOST#Sweetest#Relationship#Happy#Rakhi..☺😊😎

A photo posted by Dhaval Chandarana (@d_c_w_o_r_l_d) on

#he_is_just_a_swthrt #my_hero #Rakhi #brother #fightng_prtnr #prtnr_in_crime

A photo posted by Plabita (@plabita_rusha) on

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