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Hariyali Teej 2013 date, Hariyali teej, Hariyali teez festival, celebrate hariyali teej, pooja, process, ritual, hariyali teej katha, teej women fast, ladies, female

Hariyali Teej 2013 date, Hariyali teej, Hariyali teez festival, celebrate hariyali teej how, pooja, process, ritual, hariyali teej katha, teej women fast, ladies, female




Date: In 2013 Hariyali teej is on 10th August 2013

On this day Ladies, worship moon and wear green coloured clothes. Hariyali Teej also called Teejen is celebrated with extreme mirth and devotion by womenfolk. It falls in the Shukla Paksha of Shravana, corresponding to the month of August. As the name says, Hariyali Teej relates to greenery. On this day, many women clad themselves in green colored clothes and wear green bangles. A special puja is performed to worship moon. Traditional singing of songs and dance escalates the verve of Haryali Teej celebrations.


Hariyali Teej : Hariyali Teej is also known as "Chooti Teej","Sinjara Teej" and "Shravani Teej" too. According to Hindu Calendar, the bright half (Shukla paksha) of Shravan month is known as Shravani Maas. The third day of Shravani Mass is also known as Haryali Teej. The festival is dedicated for women. As the name says, Hariyali Teej relates to greenery. On this day, many women clad themselves in green colored clothes and wear green bangles. A special puja is performed to worship moon.

How to celebrate

A day before Hariyali Teej, women celebrate 'Sindhare'. It is a significant day for newly wed brides. On her first "Sindhara" after marriage, it is customary to receive clothes and ornaments from her Mother-in-law. On Hariyali Teej, women gather to worship moon. The puja performed on this occasion is done with milk, curd and flowers.


Hariyali Teej is mainly related with greenery and commemorates for abundance of greenery and good harvest. Women wear green colored clothes like lehanga, suits and sarees. They wear green bangles and adorn their hands with beautiful mehandi patterns. Women both married and unmarried enjoy the festive spirit by swinging on adorned swings singing songs relating to the month of Sawan. Various delicious food items are cooked which is relished by all in the family.

After marriage on the first sawan girls should not stay at in-laws-house. A day before Hariyali Teej, women celebrate 'Sinjara'. It is a significant day for newly wed brides. On her first ‘Sinjara’ after marriage, it is customary to receive clothes and ornaments from her Mother-in-law. On Hariyali Teej, women gather to worship moon. The puja performed on this occasion is done with milk, curd and flowers.

Women adorn their hands with beautiful ‘Mehandi’ patterns. All women who has husband offer ‘Suhagi’ after touching feet of mother-in-law. If this is not possible it could be performed with any elder (sister-in-law) in family. Women also apply ‘Aalta’ which represent that they have a ‘Suhagin’

It is mainly observed by married women of Rajasthan, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and UP.
The day is enjoyed with full craze that even the Gujarati women adopt the Rajasthani traditions. In Gujarat, special Garba dance is arranged. Women in their traditional clothes, carry pots on their heads and dance singing songs in praise of Goddess Parvati.
In Maharashtra, women wear green bangles, green clothes, golden bindis and kajal for luck. They distribute beautifully painted coconuts to their female relatives and friends and offer fresh fruit and green vegetables to the goddess as thanks giving.

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