Teej Festival

Location:

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Main Attraction:

Traditional Walk And Dance.

Dates 2014:

30-31 July

 

Jaipur is superb in monsoons and Teej celebrates the arrival of monsoon. Celebrated in the month of Shravan (July-August), Teej according to mythological legend attached with this festival,Goddess Parvati was united with Lord Shiva after years of penance on Teej.
A festival to rejoice the colours, crisscross green-yellow lines, mehandi, rains and jhoolas (swings), Teej is celebrated mainly by the women folk of Rajasthan.
Married women who idolize Parvati for her devotion to her husband, Shiva, celebrate Teej. The rituals allow the women to pamper and enjoy themselves, to fest, to dress in the best of clothes and jewellery, and to look their stunning best.

 
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