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Home>>North India>>Rajasthan>>Fairs-Festivals>>Teej Festival

Teej Festival

Teej Festival

Teej Festival, Teej Festival travel, Teej Festival of Rajasthan, Fair and Festival of Rajasthan, Rajasthan fairs festivalsTeej :
All over Rajasthan but mainly in Jaipur
Time : August

Teej, the festival of swings celebrated mainly in Jaipur, marks the advent of the monsoons. Celebrated on the third day of the bright lunar half of the month of Shravan (August) it is, like Gangaur, dedicated to the goddess Parvati, commemorating the day when she was united with Lord Shiva after an agonizing separation.

Swings are hung from trees and decorated with flowers. Young girls and women dressed in green clothes sing songs in celebration of the advent of the monsoon. This festival is dedicated to the Goddess Parvati, commemorating her union with Lord Shiva. Goddess Parvati is worshipped by seekers of conjugal bliss and happiness.

Teej Festival, Teej Festival travel, Teej Festival of Rajasthan, Fair and Festival of Rajasthan, Rajasthan fairs festivalsAn elaborate procession is taken out in Jaipur for two consecutive days on the festive occasion which is watched by people in large numbers. The Teej idol is covered with a canopy whereas the Gangaur idol is open.

HOW TO GET THERE

Air : Jaipur has its own airport, and is well linked to all other tourist and business centres.

Rail : An brilliant link to Delhi by Shatabdi Express and the Pink City Express. Other links to Jaipur are from Bikaner, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Ahemadabad, Secunderabad and Lucknow.

Road : A set of connections of reasonably relaxed tourist buses, run by road corporations of Rajasthan, Haryana and others.

 

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