Shravani Teej or Hariyali Teej is a women’s festival, celebrated in Rajasthan, parts of Uttar pradesh and Bihar with both fasts and delicious feasts. Teej is celebrated on the 3rd day of Shukla Paksha in Bhadrapad or Bhado (August or early September). In the year 2012, this festival will be celebrated on Sunday, 22 July. This festival is mainly celebrated by women in which everything can be seen full of life because of the Shravan month.
Story Behind Teej Festival
Since Teej fall at the outbreak of the monsoons, it is also popularly known as the ‘Sawan Festival’. According to Hindu mythology, in the month of Shravan, Goddess Parvati reunited with Lord Shiva after a penance of hundred years. In her 108th birth, Lord Shiva realized her devotion for him and accepted her as his wife. This legend is said to be the basis of Teej celebrations.
Women fast on this day. Married woman fast for their husband and a happy married life. Unmarried girls fast in order to get a good husband in the future. This festival is known as Hariyali Teej in the eastern part of the country. Nature can be seen flourishing during this period. Women can be seen enjoying themselves with songs, swings etc.
Teej Greetings & Wallpapers
Teej SMS & Wishes
Teej K@ V@rt H@! B@hut H! M@dhur Pya@r K@,
D!l K! Shr@ddha Or $achey V!$hv@as K@,
B!chhiy@a P@!ron Me!n Ho, Ma@the P@r B!nd!y@,
H@r J@nam Me!n M!lan Ho Hmar@ P!y@,,,,,,,,,,
:”:”:”:”:”: H@ppy Teej :”:”:”:”:”:
The Spirit of Teej symbolises “ideal marriage” highlighting the legend of Goddess Parvati uniting with Lord Shiva after a penance of over hundred years. It is believed that invocation of Parvati’s blessings lead to marital bliss.
Teej is the day which shows woman’s love and sacrifice. May your wishes come true and you get powerful & loving husband like lord Shiva.
Hats off to all the women who starve themselves for the long and prosperous live of their husband. My heartiest wishes to the womenfolk.
I love you very much. I want you as my wife in every birth.
I wish this Teej comes with lot of happiness in our lives.
May the divine light of God spread into your Life peace, prosperity, happiness and good health.
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