Beautiful onset of monsoon bliss is welcomed with joy by Indian women in their marital life. Particularly giving significance to the endeavor to bring happiness in their marriage. Could be said as to commemorate love with their spouses.
In the months of July and august, this is celebrated as a festival with a generic name "TEEJ” in western and northern states of India. It begins with the feelings of devotional hymns, sung to the goddess Parvati who had ethereal bond and idealistic companionship with lord Shiva. Ritualistic prayers and joy are expressed through dances on folk music by ladies for inculcating shower of the blessings from goddess Pravati and lord Shiva. During this rainy season surrounding become green and adorned with fruits and blossoms, enhancing the flavor of merriment. Many weddings are dated on the auspicious day of “Akha Teej “ that falls on the lunar day on the birth of Parasurama, the sixth incarnation of lord Vishnu. The elaborated celebration is done with swinging on monsoon swings placed especially on trees for this occasion, applying Mehandi on hands and feet to express the depth of love with its imprints, fragrance and deep hues, wearing of ethnical garments of vibrant colors and prints like Leheriya, Mauthdaand Bandhej, feasting festive dishes like Sattu, Ghaver and gifts from mother and mother in law to their daughter and daughter in law in the form of “Sindhara”. Three days are kept for three variant names of Teej as Hariyali, Kajari, Hartalika . Women wear Sindhoor , Bindi, Kangan with sensitive emotional values for their husbands. All this brings hope of empowerment, wellbeingof their children, in laws, spouse and one’s own body and soul for life ahead.
Aarshi Matrimonial Solutions wishes the best in your marital life. And prays to Goddess Parvati and God Shiva to bring success and harmony to you with your soulmate and family.
“The Colours of joy that we express in our clothing,
With traditions that we follow brings ancestral blessings,
Festivals that we celebrate pours happiness in life,
Teej is the hymn that we wish you to enlighten your life.”