Teej Festival of Jaipur commemorates the union of Goddess Parvati with God Shiva. Know more about the famous Teej festival of Jaipur, Rajasthan.
Teej Festival Jaipur
|Significance:||Celebrated to commemorate the union of Goddess Parvati to Lord Shiva.|
|Time of Celebration:||For two days in the month of Shravan (according to the Hindu calendar), which usually falls in July or August.|
The monsoons are welcome the dry land of Rajasthan with the fragrance of the wet soil and blooming flowers. Teej is said to be the festival of swings, which are hung from the trees and decked with flowers. The festival is mainly for the maidens and ladies who dress themselves in green clothes and sing songs. They worship Goddess Parvati for conjugal bliss and marital happiness. A huge procession is taken out in Jaipur in which the idol of Teej is covered with a canopy while the Gangaur idol (representing Goddess Parvati) is open.