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Significance of Hariyali Teej for better bonding within the family and with the nature
Teej in month of Shravan or Sawan called Hariyali Teej is an important festival for the Hindu community. Hariyali Teej is celebrated every year on the Tritiya of the Shukla Paksha in the month of Shravan. According to the Gregorian calendar, it is going to be celebrated on the 13th of August this year.

Hariyali Teej is a celebration that marks the union of Lord Shiva and Mata Parvati; divine love that Mata Radha and Lord Krishna shared, and onset of monsoons that brings in the greenery and the prosperity. In Rajasthan Teej Mata is worshipped on this day and her grand procession is also taken around in various cities.

In Rajasthan, women come together and pray for healthy and long lives of their husbands and children. Unmarried women also pray to Goddess Parvati for a good husband It is believed that the Hariyali Teej pooja and fast bring a happy and peaceful married life.

The temples are decorated and swings are set up in the spaces around them or in the gardens. People, mainly women, enjoy swings, dance and sing devotional songs.

Shravan or Sawan month is seen as holy month to welcome the God of rains also.  In some regions of India the tilling and sowing starts for and it is prayed and wished for the rains and the accompanying  prosperity.

Teej is the celebration of the day that Goddess Parvati finally fulfilled her wish of attaining Lord Shiva as her husband, the day is considered to be very holy for all the couples.

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