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Teej Festival Jaipur

(Last Updated 13 Oct, 2022)

  • Dates :

    19/08/2023 - 19/08/2023

  • Location :

    Jaipur, Rajasthan

Teej Festival is also known as 'the festival of swings. The festival is celebrated with a lot of enthusiasm in various parts of India. This Teej festival in Rajasthan reflects the rich culture and tradition of India. It mainly marks the reunion of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. In addition, the festival involves a number of religious activities to be performed.

The celebration of the Teej Festival involves a number of rituals and customs to be performed. Women observe the day by performing a Nirjala Vrat. They perform these rituals to pray for a healthy life for their husband. They pray to the Teej Mata for the well-being of their husband. This festival is a medium for women to portray their respect and devotion to their husbands. In return, husbands give them various items as a token of love.

When is Teej Festival celebrated in Rajasthan?

The festival of Teej in Rajasthan is celebrated in every year in the months between August and September. And it is also celebrated in other parts of the country with a delightful and vibrant atmosphere.

How Teej Festival is celebrated in Rajasthan 

The festival of Teej is mainly for married women. During the festival, swings are fixed in tree branches for married women. Women wear red sarees and decorate their hands with henna during the Teej festival. In addition, women offer their prayers to Goddess Parvati to seek her blessings for marital bliss. Apart from it, the married ones receive gifts from their in-laws. Some of the best highlights of this festival are its worship and the songs local peoples sing. 

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