Teej Festival 2024

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  • Hariyali Teej 2024
  • Wednesday, 07 August 2025
  • Tritiya Date Start : 06 August at 2024 07:52 pm
  • Tritiya Date Ends : 07 August 2024 at 10:06 pm

Teej is the name of many festivals of Hinduism. This festival is celebrated by Hindu women. The festival of Teej is very famous in Nepal and Northern India. Hariyali Teej and Hartalika Teej welcome the monsoon season and are mainly celebrated by girls and women with henna on their hands, wearing red and green clothes, song, dance and prayer rituals. The monsoon festival of Teej is mainly dedicated to Parvati and her union with Shiva. Women observe fast in the celebration of Teej.

The festival of Teej is celebrated in the state of India on different days and by different names. But the purpose of the festival of Teej is the same, enthusiasm and happiness among women. Like India, the Sindhi community of Pakistan celebrates this festival in the name of Teejdi and Teejri and celebrates it on the third day of Sawan Purnima.

Types of Teej festival

Hariyali Teej

Hariyali Teej, a renowned Hindu festival, is celebrated on the Tritiya of the Shukla Paksha during the month of Shravan. Hindu women observe a fast on this auspicious day. This festival is particularly celebrated in the cities of northern India, where swings adorn households, adding to the festive spirit. Hariyali Teej is famous in the northern Indian states – Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Chandigarh, Haryana and Rajasthan.

Kajari Teej

Karji Teej is also known as Choti Teej. It is quite famous in the states of India - Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar.

Hartalika Teej

Hartalika is a combination of Hindi words Harit and Aalika which mean "abduction" and "female friend" respectively. According to the legend of Hartalika Teej, Parvati incarnated as Shailputri. Is. It is quite famous in the states of India - Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar and Maharashtra. In Maharashtra this festival is associated with the festival of Gauri Habba.

Akha Teej, Akshaya Tritiya

Akha Teej, also known as Akshaya Tritiya, falls on the third day of the full moon in the month of Vaishakh. It is an auspicious day for the birthday of Parashurama, the sixth incarnation of Vishnu. On this day Ved Vyas and Ganesha started writing Mahabharata.

Awra Teej

Awra Teej is celebrated in the month of Vaishakh in some parts of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. This festival of Teej comes in the spring. The month of Vaishakh falls during the spring season.

Kajal Teej

Teej is part of a wider celebration in Telangana which is a precursor to other festivals celebrated and is known as Kajal Teej. Kajal Teej is one of the biggest festivals of Banjara tribe.

Kevada Teej

Kevada Teej, also known as Kevada Trij, is a festival mainly celebrated in Gujarat. This festival is celebrated in Gujarat on the third day of Shukla Paksha of Bhadra. This fast is similar to Hartalika Teej fast. Married and unmarried women observe fast on this day and offer kewra flowers to Parvati and Shiva.

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