Updated: Sun, 31 Jul 2022 08:04 AM IST
Hariyali Teej falls during the month of Sawan, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. The festival falls on Shukla Paksha Tritiya in Shravana month and is usually celebrated two days before Nag Panchami. Married women keep fast and worship Goddess Parvati for their happy married life.
Hariyali Teej is a fanfare for women in India and especially in states such as Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand. In Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh the festival is called Gauri Hubba during which women observe Swarn Gauri Fast.
Hariyali Teej 2022: Date and Time
This year, Hariyali Teej will fall on Sunday, July 31st, 2022.
Tritiya Tithi Begins - 02:59 AM on Jul 31, 2022
Tritiya Tithi Ends - 04:18 AM on Aug 01, 2022
Meanwhile, Hariyali Teej symbolizes the reunion of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. On this day women pray and worship Goddess Parvati for conjugal bliss and happy married life. During Hariyali Teej married women visit their parents' home, wear new clothes preferably green Sari and bangles, prepare swings and use it in pairs while singing Teej songs. Hariyali Teej is also known as Chhoti Teej and Shravana Teej.
Hariyali Teej 2022: Significance
As per hindu legends, on this day, Lord Shiva recognised Goddess Parvati as his wife therefore the has extreme signigicance in Hindu culture. Goddess Parvati had observed a great penance and worshipped with strong faith to have Lord Shiva as her husband and just because of the married and unmarried women observe fast on this day.