Friday, August 5, 2016

Hariyali Teej 2016 - Muhurat & Puja Vidhi

Today i.e. on August 5, 2016, Hariyali Teej will be celebrated. Know Puja Vidhi, Muhurat, and other details about the festival.

Hariyali Teej in 2016 is on August 5

How To Celebrate Hariyali Teej?

Various rituals are observed by women on the day of Hariyali Teej to please Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Following are the rituals which are observed:
  1. A fast should be observed by the women on the day of Hariyali Teej. This is done for a blessed and happy married life. Food or water is not consumed.
  2. Women adorn themselves in their best attire, preferably green, and put on all the shringara items, including mehendi on their hands.
  3. Unmarried women also observe a fast to find a suitable spouse.
  4. On the day of Hariyali Teej, Teej songs are sung in praise of Goddess Parvati and Lord Shiva.
  5. Lord Moon is also worshipped on this day by offering food, milk, curd and sweets.
  6. For newly married women, the first occasion of Hariyali Teej is considered important. On this day, the newly wed woman goes to her house and is gifted with shringar by her mother-in-law. 
  7. Lord Krishna and Radha are also worshipped by some on this day. 

What Is Hariyali Teej?

According to legends, Hariyali Teej is the day which celebrates to union of Goddess Parvati or Teej Mata and Lord Shiva. It is said that Goddess Parvati observed fasts for 108 lives to show her devotion towards Lord Shiva and it is on the 108th rebirth of Goddess Parvati when Lord Shiva accepted her as his wife.

Hariyali Teej is celebrated on the third day of the Shukla Paksha in the month of Sawan and thus it is also known as Shravani Teej. 

To know about the legend of Hariyali Teej and other details, visit the following link: Hariyali Teej In Detail.

Happy Hariyali Teej!

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