Know About Hariyali Teej Importance, Rituals, and Fasting
According to astrology, Shravan month Teej is celebrated as Hariyali Teej. This time Hariyali Teej is on Sunday, 31st July 2022. This fast is very complicated. On this day women observe Nirjala fast and worship Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati and seek blessings for the long life of their husbands. This day is celebrated as the festival of the union of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. There are many rules regarding this fast, which are considered necessary to follow. If there is a slight mistake in these rules, there is a danger of breaking the fast. In such a situation, there are some such things that are necessary for fasting, and no such work should be done even by mistake.
Importance of Hariyali Teej
Mythological belief is that on this day Lord Shiva accepted Goddess Parvati as his wife. Hariyali Teej, dear to Goddess Parvati, is a celebration of love and affection for the life partner. Women also call it 'Choti Teej' or 'Madhu Shravan Teej'. It is a belief in some people that if virgin girls keep the fast of Hariyali Teej with full rituals, then they get married soon, as well as get the husband they want. Along with this, their upcoming married life remains happy and prosperous. Married women observe this fast for the long life and happy life of their husbands. Applying Mahendi on this day has a special significance. Applying Mahendi in Sawan also gives good health. This festival comes in Sawan and there is greenery all around Sawan, hence this festival is called Hariyali Teej.
Worship of Hariyali Teej
Although this festival is celebrated for three days, due to lack of time, people now celebrate it on a single day. In this, virtuous women have to keep a fast. They worship Goddess Parvati by putting new bangles, mehndi, and Alta in their hands and wearing new clothes. Women can also chant hymns of Shiva and Parvati throughout the night. This fast is also known as 'Nishivasar Nirjala Vrat' and water cannot be drunk on this day and the fast is broken on the second day. Married women keep a fast for a happy married life and unmarried to get a husband like Lord Shiva. There is also a tradition of offering coconut at temples by relatives. On the day of the fast, women go to their maternal home and seek the blessings of elders.
Do not do this Work Even by Mistake on Hariyali Teej
Do not wear black and white color on Hariyali Teej. Wearing clothes of this color is considered unfavorable or inauspicious.
Black bangles should also not be worn on this day, but married women should wear green bangles on this day. Which is considered a symbol of happiness and the long life of the husband.
Do not keep resentment toward anyone on the day of fast and worship on this day with a calm mind.
Do not think negatively of any kind on this day and take care that others are not insulted.
Avoid having trouble with any person and avoid fights during the fast.
The fast of Hariyali Teej is considered very fruitful, so during this time, one should not come under the mold of any kind of greed or deceit.
Do not accidentally consume water or milk during Hariyali Teej fast.
Women observing fast on this day should not sleep. On this day worship Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati with full devotion.
Hariyali Teej fast should not be broken before Parana Muhurta. Breaking the fast before or after the Muhurta does not yield its result.
To know more about the rituals and fasting of the Hariyali Teej festival celebrated to commemorate the reunion of Lord Shiva and Parvati, you can talk to astrologers.