Sunday, August 21, 2016

Kajari Teej Muhurat & Rituals

Today, on Kajari Teej, women will celebrate the nuptial bond of love. This day has a very deep religious significance. Let’s know the relevant details about the day in brief.

Kajari Teej is the day to celebrate womanhood and the nuptial bond.

Kajari Teej Muhurat

Kajari Teej doesn’t have a particular Muhurat. However, you can choose the auspicious duration to perform the rituals of the days. The auspicious durations according to the day’s Panchang are given below:

  • 07:31:20 - 09:08:57
  • 09:08:57 - 10:01:30
  • 10:53:13 - 11:44:56
  • 14:20:05 - 15:24:43
  • 18:54:43 - 20:17:06
  • 20:17:06 - 21:39:28

(Above time durations are calculated as per the auspicious Choghadiya durations; and inauspicious Muhurat coinciding with auspicious Choghadiya are deleted.)

Abhijit Muhurat: 11:44:56 To 12:36:39

Sun Rise: 05:53:39
Sun Set: 18:54:08
Moon Rise: 21:03:00

Note: All the above time durations are given as per New Delhi, India. If you want to know the exact durations for your city, please click here: 

About Kajari Teej

Every year, Kajari Teej occurs on the third day of the dark fortnight of the Bhadrapada month. The festival is celebrated in many regions of India and has got different names region-wise; such as Badi Teej, Kajli Teej, Saturi Teej, Satva Teej, Budhi Teej, etc.

Kajari Teej Celebrations

  1. In most areas, women keep fast, worship the Goddess, have fun on swings, sing Kajari songs, cook various delicacies, and adorn themselves nicely.
  2. Some people make various delicacies mixing the Sattu of barley, wheat, grams, and rice in Ghee, fried fruits & nuts, etc. After moonrise, they have this in dinner. That’s why this festival is also known as Satudi Teej or Sattva Teej.
  3. At some places, Sinjara is also gifted on this day. Daughters-in-law gift sweet and money to their mother-in-law.
  4. Cows are specially worshipped on this day. Food is taken after feeding the cow with 7 wheat flour dough balls topped with Ghee and jaggery.
  5. In some regions of UP and Bihar, this festival is known as Kajari Teej. On this day, Kajari song competitions are also held. People board the boats and sing Kajari songs. These songs are considered as main monsoon songs in many different regions.
  6. Usually, on this day, various delicacies are cooked and swings are made to enjoy on them. In regional language, it is called Teeja. Women sing Kajari songs while swinging on carousels.

Know more about Kajari Teej here: About Kajari Teej & Other Related Details

There are 4 Teej festivals in a year. After Kajari Teej, the last one will come for this year, which is Hartalika Teej, on September 4, 2016. Know the details about the entire Teej festival here: About Teej Festival

We hope that this little piece of information will be helpful in making your day a good one. Have a great time!

Happy Kajari Teej!

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