Hartalika Teej: India is a land of a thousand festivals celebrated throughout the year. Our nation has a diverse community that includes several languages, cultures, festivals, and religions. Teej is one of the most popular festivals observed by Indian women.
This festival even extends to Nepal and is dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva and Mata Parvati.
Hariyali and Kajari Teej are the other two Teej festivals celebrated across the country.
Hartalika Teej 2022 Date and Time
- Hartalika Teej 2022 Date: Tuesday, August 30, 2022
- Pratahkala Hartalika Puja Muhurat: 05:59 AM to 08:32 AM
- Duration: 02 Hours 33 Mins
- Tritiya Tithi starts: 03:20 PM on Aug 29, 2022
- Tritiya Tithi Ends: 03:33 PM on Aug 30, 2022
Hartalika Teej History and Significance
The Hartalika Teej day has its origin when Goddess Parvati wanted to marry Lord Shiva. To get her desire fulfilled, she went through penance on the river Ganga banks.
Finally, Lord shiva noticed the devotion and love of Parvati Devi towards him and was ready to marry him.
Therefore, this festival is popular among young girls to get the desired husband.
Hartalika Teej Rituals
On this festival day, women get up early in the morning and take a holy bath. The fasting starts early morning. Women come together to worship Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. They offer flowers, fruits, and sweets to the deities. Women also sing Teej Katha and pray for their well-being.
Also, Check: Hariyali Amavasya