Haryali Teej holds great significance to Hindu devotees, and this auspicious festival is celebrated in the Sawan month (according to Hindu calendar, Sawan is the fifth month that falls between July and August).
Other than Haryali Teej there are two other teej named Hartalika Teej and Kajari Teej. Haryali Teej is observed on Shukla paksha Tritiya in Shravana month and two days before Nag Panchmi. In 2022 the Haryali Teej will be on 31st July.
Haryali Teej is also known as Haryali because it falls in the rainy season and because of which there is greenery everywhere.
Hariyali Teej is majorly celebrated in the northern states of India including Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, and Jharkhand.
History of Haryali Teej
Hariyali Teej is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati who is known as “Teej Mata”. According to Hindu Scriptures this was the day when Lord Shiva accepted Goddess Parvati as his wife and for that Goddess Parvati has to do fast and austere herself for several years then Lord Shiva accepted her during her 108th birth.
Significance of Haryali Teej
Haryali Teej holds great significance for the devotees of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. On this day all the married women observe fast and pray to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati for their happy and prosperous married life. The women also dresses up in green cloured sarees and wear green bangles and apply heena on their hands.
In this festival women make groups and sing traditional Teej songs and prepare swings to celebrate this festival. Women offer fruits, flowers, bailpatri and rice coated in turmeric to the Goddess Parvati and pray for their husband’s long life.
Families send gifts to their daughters and her in-laws which is known as “Sindhara ”. The Haryali Teej is also known as Sindhara Teej. The gifts contain clothes, henna, bangles, homemade sweets, etc.
Happy Hariyali Wishes, SMS 2022
- Wishing You Very Happy Hariyali Teej, may lord Shiva-Parvathi bless you with everything that you wished to have.
- Hariyali means Greenery, Greenery is nature’s colour, nature is blessing to human being, wish you greenery with every colour of life on this Teej.
- Wishing you love and bond like Shiva and Parvati, Happy Hariyali Teej 2022.
- May Hariyali Teej bring you the healthy Sawan and happiness in festive season ahead.
- Wishing you and your Family Happy Shravan and Hariyali Teej.