Hariyali Teej 2022: Click here to know the significance, auspicious time, and worship method of Sawan Teej!

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Hariyali Teej is celebrated with great pomp by the women of North India. People living in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, and Jharkhand enjoy the festival by engaging in many activities.

Hariyali Teej is known as the celebration of the union of Lord Shiva with Goddess Parvati. The festival is also known as Choti Teej, Shravani Teej, and Madhusarva Teej.

It is considered an important festival for all married women. This festival is also celebrated by the women living in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh as Gavari Habba.

The festival celebrates the determination of Goddess Parvati, who took birth 108 times until Lord Shiva gave in to her dedication and eventually married her. It is also a celebration to welcome the onset of monsoon. The rains bring much-needed greenery, which is why the festival is called 'Hariyali Teej'.

According to popular belief, the goddess declared that fasting and performing rituals would bless women with a happy married life.

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Puja Muhurta for Hariyali Teej 2022

It is best to celebrate Hariyali Teej during Ravi Yoga. Ravi Yoga will start from 2:20 pm and will continue till 5:42 am on August 1.

The auspicious time of Hariyali Teej or Abhijeet Muhurta is from 12 noon to 12:54 pm.

One should not do any auspicious work in Rahukaal which will start from 5:31 pm to 7:13 pm.

Worship method for Hariyali Teej 2022

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1. Worship during the Pradosh period.

2. Make small idols of Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati, and Lord Ganesha with clay or flour.

3. After this you should give clothes, vermilion, bangles, and other gifts to Goddess Parvati. These are symbols of being a married woman. Before starting Hariyali Teej Katha you should offer clothes to Lord Shiva.

5. Perform Ganesh aarti and worship Shiva.

6. The clothes offered to the Lord can be given to any Brahmin.

7. One should observe fast for the whole day.

8. Worship the next day and offer vermilion to Goddess Parvati to seek her blessings.