Rakshabandhan is just around the corner, and you're wondering which will be the best gift for your NRI brother or sister. However with the plethora of options available in the market, you're in a tizzy. Or perhaps you have a sister working in an NGO abroad, and you want to surprise her with some thoughtful brotherly affection? Well, we're here to help you figure out the best and the choicest Rakshabandhan Gift for NRI siblings, so read on!
Indian TV Channel Package: Bet, that didn't cross your mind, did it? An Indian TV Channel Package is an excellent way to bond with your siblings, even if they are a thousand miles away. For one, being an NRI , they're sure to be going through a fair amount of "culture shock" and splendid Hindi Channel Packages are sure to make them feel at home, wherever they are. Moreover, if it's a TV show both of you love to watch, or perhaps watched together as kids, you guys are bound to feel more connected to each other-whether it's by arguing over what happened in the last episode or gossiping about the actors and their "Indianness".
An Indian TV Channel Package will also be a starting point for your NRI sibling to introduce her culture to her new friends. And finally, TV show reruns are great entertainment, especially if you're having a bad day.
Other Supplementary Gift Options: What if you want to give something else, a unique gift in addition to a TV Channel Package, to add that "personal" touch? Given that the occasion is Rakshabandhan you can always buy some beautiful, intricately-designed rakhis and send them across, all elegantly wrapped? A box of Indian sweets, carefully packaged and sent via speed post is also a lovely idea. Or if your sibling is more of the religious type, miniature gods and goddesses from the Hindu pantheon can be very auspicious and also work wonders. Or maybe you can try for some stunning handmade tribal art.
Remember, Rakshabandhan is a celebration that strengthens family ties and is a time to spread goodwill and cheer among your near and dear ones, and let them know how much you care for them. It's not the gift, but the thought behind it, that counts. Even a long and heartfelt conversation on the phone, can be a beautiful present. So above all things, when it comes to family just be yourself.