Today we are going to talk about why teej is celebrated. Teej is a common name for hindu festivals, which is celebrated primarily by women in Nepal and North India. Haryali Teej and Hartalika Teej welcome the monsoon season and are celebrated mainly by the girls and women by the rites of songs, dances and prayers. This festival is devoted mainly to the connection between Goddess Parvati and Lord Shiva. So let us get some information on this festival.Full Moon Night the third day after the month of Shraavana is called "Teej". Teej refers to the monsoon festivals include Haryali Teej, Kajari Teej and Hartalika Teej. Especially this festival is celebrated in the states of western and northern India and Nepal. Teej celebrates nature with the advent of rain, clouds and rain, greenery and social activities, rituals and customs. At this festival, women dance, singing, meeting and talking with friends. And then wearing red, green or orange clothes, henna-colored hands and feet are found to be feasting meals. During this festival, women pray to Goddess Parvati to search for her husband, children and their own health.
Haryali Teej is celebrated on the third day of the bright half of the North Indian Lunar month of Shraavana. When Shraavana month comes in the month of monsoon or in the rainy season, the surrounding green becomes, Teej of Shravan is also called Haryali Teej. Hariyali Teej festival is also celebrated to remember the rejuvenation of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, on that day Lord Shiva accepted Goddess Parvati as his wife. Goddess Parvati had fasted for many years and she was accepted as Lord's wife by Lord Shiva in 108 years. Devi Parvati is also known as Teej's mother. On the festival of Sindhara Teej, married daughters receive gifts from their mothers through clothes, bangles, bindi, mehandi etc. This gift is known as Sindhara.
Teej is known as teeyan in Punjab and is seen as a seasonal festival dedicated to the beginning of the season. This festival is celebrated by women of all religions, and according to the Punjabi calendar, they run on the third day of the bright month till the full Moon of Savannah. During this festival women perform together and exhibit Gidda, and married women visit their families and gifts Receive.
Kajarai teej is celebrated in the northern Indian moon months of Bhadrapud. Kajarai teej is also called boorhi teej. In Rajasthan, Kajarai teej is known as badi teej, which belongs to haryali teej, which is known as chhoti teej. Kajarai Teej is also traditional for singing folk songs known as kajris during the festival. When women follow Kajarai teej it’s fast without food and water. Kajarai teej is also called Kajali teej. A fair is organized to celebrate Kajarai teej in Rajasthan's Bundi.
Hartalika is a combination of "harit" and "aalika" Hartalika means "abduction" and "female friend" respectively. According to the legend of Hartalika Teej, the Goddess Parvati, who was hailed as the goddess Shailaputri, was the daughter of the Himalayas, who promised to give a hand in marriage to Lord Vishnu, on the suggestion of Narada. On hearing this, Devi Parvati told her friend about her father's decision that when the friend met Devi Parvati To take her to the forest, so that her father will not marry Lord Vishnu against her wishes. Hartalika Teej festival also celebrates Madhya Pradesh Has spread to parts of Chhattisgarh.
Akha Teej arrives on the third day of the bright half of the Indian Vaishakha month. On the auspicious day of Lord Parasurama birthday, it is the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. On this day Ved Vyas and Lord Ganesha started writing Mahabharata. Jains celebrate this day to celebrate the one-year fasting summer festival of Tirthankara Rishabha by throwing the summer juice in his clothes. Akha Teej is found in many parts of South Asia. Awra Teej of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh Awra Teej Vaishakha is celebrated in some parts of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.
Teej in Telangana becomes part of a huge celebration that leads to celebrate other festivals and is known as Kajal Teej. Kajal Teej is one of the biggest festivals of Banjara tribe. It is very popular in the villages and thandas. It's a one-week long festival. On that day unmarried girls threw wheat on a small bamboo basket. On the seventh day of sowing, the festival of Thamoli is celebrated. On the ninth day, an earthen statue is prepared, which is taken in a wax with a purple basket and sinks in the nearby lake.