Updated: Sun, 31 Jul 2022 08:14 AM IST
The festival of Hariyali Teej is being celebrated today (July 31) all across India. This is one of the most auspicious festivals in the Hindu community. On this day, people from the Hindu community worship Lord Shiva and Parvati. The month of Sawan is also going on, and it is considered to be one of the most auspicious months.People believe that in order for longevity, married women celebrate the festival as they keep fast for their husbands.
Since the festival is being celebrated today and fasting is considered very auspicious during this day, here's what one should do and don't do during the day.
Hariyali Teej 2022 Dos & Don'ts
As the name suggests, women who will keep the fast are not allowed to drink water. Apart from not drinking, women are also not allowed to eat anything.
Devotees who observe the fast are advised to avoid anger. According to the beliefs, the fast becomes fruitless if you get angry during the day.
Do not sleep at night, instead pray
Women are advised to pray and chant mantras during the night instead of sleeping on a particular day.
Listen to Vrat Katha
During the Pooja ceremony, women are advised to listen vrat katha religiously.
Light a full day Diya
As per belief, women are advised to light a Diya the entire day.
Avoid wearing a black dress
Black colour is considered inauspicious. Avoid wearing any outfit which is black in colour during the entire day.
Don't lie to your spouse
Women who observe the fast should not lie to their spouses. They should not deceive or lie to their husbands on this particular day.
Since this is one of the most important days, women observing the fast are required to respect elders during this day.