Mero Ta Chori Le By Pashupati Sharma Tika Pun

Posted By Badal Nepal || Date: 1 August, 2014

Badal Nepal, 01 August- Teej is a festival celebrated in Nepal and by Khas women of Nepal. It is observed by women for wellness of their husband.

Literally, “teej” means “third”. Therefore Teej falls on the third day after the moonless night (Amavasya) and the third day after the full moon night of every month. However, the third day after the new moon or Amavasya of Shraavana month is the most important Teej. As Shraavana (or Saawan) month falls during monsoon or rainy season when the surroundings become green, the Shraavana Teej is also called Hariyali Teej (Green Teej).

Teej is celebrated in Nepal It falls on the third day after the new moon of the Shraawana or Sraawan month of Hindu calendar in late July to early August. Dedicated to the Goddess Parvati, commemorating her union with Lord Shiva, the festival is celebrated for sexual bliss, well-being of spouse and children and purification of own body and soul. The festival is a three-day-long celebration that combines sumptuous feasts as well as rigid fasting.

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