LORD GANESHA GAYATRI MANTRA
  • START - - -
  • Om lambodaraya vidmahe, mahodaraya dhimahi,
  • Tano danti prachodayat. |
  • Om mahakarnay vidmahe, vakratundaya dhimahi,
  • Tano danti prachodayat. |
  • Om ekadantaya vidmahe, vakratundaya dhimahi,
  • Tano danti prachodayat. |
  • Om tathapurusaya vidmahe, vakratundaya dhimahi,
  • Tano danti prachodayat. |
  • - - - END |

Important of Hartalika Teej Festival and significance

  • Home
  • Festivals
  • Important of Hartalika Teej Festival and significance
make-your-own-greetings

Hartalika Teej Celebrated on 3rd August 2019

Hartalika Teej Festival is the celebration of the reunion of Goddess Parvathi with Lord Shiva. During this festival, Goddess Parvathi is worshipped under the name of Hartalika.
Hartalika Teej is one of the three types of Teej - Hariyali Teej, Kajari Teej and Haritalika Teej that are being celebrated. Haritalika Teej falls on Shukla Paksha Tritiya(on the third day of the bright fortnight) of the Hindu month of Bhadrapada. Haritalika Tej is celebrated one month after Hariyali Teej.

Teej festival can be observed in the North Indian States like Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, and Bihar. We can also observe this festival in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka with the name Gowri Habba. It is believed that Women who perform Gowri Habba will get the blessings of Goddess Gowri(Parvathi) for Happy married life.

Hartalika Teej

What do people do on Hartalika Teej Festival?

Usually, on this day, Women get up early in the morning, clean their house neatly, take a head bath and dress up beautifully in a traditional way wearing jewelry, Kajal and bindi. Mainly, Green color clothes are preferred by women. Then they perform Puja. Hartalika Puja is performed in the morning time. If Shiva-Parvathi Puja cannot be done in the morning, Pradosh time is also considered a good time for Puja. On this day, Statues of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi are made with clay and worshiped for Marital bliss. The story of Hartalika is narrated during the puja. It is believed that women who perform this vrat and listen to the story of Hartalika Teej, are blessed with a happy married life. Food offerings that are made by the women during this vrat are sweets, fresh fruits, and green vegetables. A special sweet with rice and coconut milk is prepared.

Story of Harthalika Teej:

Hartalika word is a combination of two words "harit" and "aalika". Harit means "abduction" and aalika means "female friend". According to the story of "Hartalika Teej" Goddess Parvathi was the daughter of Himavat, king of the mountains, and Mena. Himavat with the suggestion of Narada, wants his daughter Parvathi to marry Lord Vishnu. But Goddess Parvathi Loves Lord Shiva and wants to marry him. On hearing this matter Parvathi told her friend about her father's decision. So Parvathi's friend took(abducted) her to the thick forest so that her marriage would be canceled with Lord Vishnu against her wish.

Goddess Parvathi made a Shiva Lingam with her hair and prayed Lord Shiva on the third day of Bhadrapad. Lord Shiva was impressed with that and promised Parvathi to marry her. After that Parvathi was married to Lord Shiva with her father Himavat's blessings. From then, that day is called as Haritalika Teej as on that day Parvathi's female friend had to abduct her to achieve Parvathi's goal of Marring Lord Shiva.

Celebration of Hartalika Teej:

Hartalika Teej festival is mostly celebrated by the North Indian women with enthusiasm and zeal. During this festival, Women observe Fast and perform puja for the long life of their husbands. Unmarried girls also perform this vrat to get a good husband. Women observe fast without even drinking water. This fast is broken on the next day. Women performing this vrat stay up all night listening to prayers. In many places, we can find big processions carrying the idols of Goddess Parvathi and Lord Shiva with bands, music, and dance. We can also find several camels and elephants making the procession attractive. On the occasion of the Hartalika Teej festival, fairs are also organized. People enjoy the processions during this festival.


Related Articles

3 August
Important things about Makar Sankranti that you should know

Makar Sankranti Celebrated on 15th January 2020 In South, it is a 4-day long festival and the day one is called “Bhogi” when people throw…

3 August
Why do we call Surya Janyanthi as Ratha Sapthami and story

Ratha Sapthami Celebrated on 1st February 2020 Ratha Sapthami is one of the important festivals that are celebrated by Hindus and an auspicious day that…

3 August
Medaram Sammakka Sarakka Jatara

Sammakka Saralamma Jathara Celebrated on 5th February 2020 Sammakka Sarakka Jathara is one of the famous tribal festivals celebrated in the state of Telangana, India.…

3 August
Thaipusam-Learn about thenTradition and Why it is Celebrated

Thaipusam Celebrated on 8th February 2020 This festival is mostly celebrated by the Hindu people of the Tamil community. The festival of Thaipusam is also…

3 August
Shivratri: Story of bum bum bole and Neelakanta mahadev

Maha Shivaratri Celebrated on 21st February 2020 Maha Shivratri, if you translate it, means ‘Great night of Lord Shiva’, is one of the most popular…

3 August
Why Do People Worship Goddess Saraswati on Basant Panchami

Basant Panchami Celebrated on 29th and 30th January 2020 Tithi Start: :10:46am Wednesday (29th January) Tithi End:01:26pm Thursday (30th January) The festival Vasant Panchami is…

3 August
Holi: Most Colorful Festival in India,Learn Why it is Celebrated

Holi Celebrated on 9th and 10th March 2020 Role of Radha-Krishna in the Celebration of Holi As it is known all over, Lord Krishna used…

3 August
Gangaur Festival: Why it is Called the Festival of Marriage

Gangaur Festival Celebrated on 10th March 2020 Gangaur festival is mostly celebrated in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, West Bengal & Gujarat. This amazing festival is…

3 August
Ugadi-Gudi Padwa,Why People Celebrated as the Telugu New Year

Ugadi (Gudi Padwa) Celebrated on 25th March 2020 Ugadi, the festival is mostly celebrated by the people of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka. The people…

3 August
Navaratri-Why it is celebrate 9days with 9devis and 9colors

Navaratri in India will begin on 25th March and ends on 2nd April Navaratri is the festival of Hindu. It is the festival of nine…

3 August
Ram Navami: Mythological Significance and celebration

Ram Navami Celebrated on 2nd April 2020 Ram Navami is a Hindu or Vedic festival which is celebrated every year with great flair and enthusiasm…

3 August
Mahavir Jayanti: History and celebrates the beauty of simplicity

Mahavir Jayanti Celebrated on 6th April 2020 Mahavir Jayanti is one of the most significant religious festivals that belong to the Jain community. It is…

3 August
Hanuman Jayanti History, Mantra, puja vidhi date and time

Hanuman Jayanti Celebrated on 8th April 2020 Hanuman Jayanti is commended on full moon day amid Chaitra month. Hanuman, who is otherwise called Vayu putra…

3 August
Bihu Dance Festival in Assam - Celebrations and Significance

Bihu Celebrated on 14th April to 20th April 2020 Bihu is one of the important festivals that are celebrated in Assam. This festival is celebrated…

3 August
know more about what is Buddha Purnima 2020 or Vesak ?

Buddha Purnima Celebrated on 7th May 2020 Lord Buddha’s birthday is called as Buddha Jayanthi or Buddha Purnima. Buddha Purnima is the most sacred festival…

3 August
Jagannath Ratha Yatra:why It is also called as Gundicha Yatra

Ratha Yatra Celebrated on 23rd June 2020 The festival of Chariots, Ratha Yatra is one of the most famous festivals in India, mostly in the…

3 August
Bonalu is very famous folk festival in the Telangana region

Bonalu a famous festival of south India Bonalu is another very famous folk festival in the Telangana region. The word "Bonalu" is derived from "Bhojanalu"…

3 August
Hariyali Teej and Haritalika Teej date and time

Hariyali Teej Celebrated on 3rd August 2019 Teej is a Hindu festival celebrated during the month of Shravana and Badrapadha in north Indian states of…

3 August
Important of Hartalika Teej Festival and significance

Hartalika Teej Celebrated on 3rd August 2019 Hartalika Teej Festival is the celebration of the reunion of Goddess Parvathi with Lord Shiva. During this festival,…

3 August
Naga Panchami: Know more about behind Story and Puja Benefits

Nagapanchami Celebrated on 5th August 2019 Nagapanchami is a traditional festival celebrated across India on  fifth day (Panchami) of Shravana month of the Lunar calendar.…

3 August
Skanda Sashti: The story of Lord Karthikeyan or Lord Subramanya

Skanda Sashti Story: Skanda Sashti, also known as Kanda Shashti, is a sacred day for Hindus dedicated to Lord Kartikeyan. According to Hindu beliefs, Lord…

3 August
Kalki Jayanti Rituals, Significance, Puja Mantra and Muhurat

Kalki Jayanti Celebrated on 5th August 2019 It is said in the scriptures that when Kaliyuga is at its peak then Lord Vishnu will take…

3 August
Varalakshmi Vratam Pooja Vidhi Shubh Muhurat Time and Date

Varalakshmi Vratham Pooja Celebrated on 9th August 2019 Varalakshmi vratam, also known as Varalakshmi Puja, is an important Hindu festival celebrated in honor of the…

3 August
Shravana Putrada Ekadashi Katha, Puja Vidhi, date and time

Shravana Putrada Ekadashi Celebrated on 11th August 2019 About  Shravana Putrada Ekadashi: Ekadashi that falls during the Shukla Paksha in the month of ‘Shravana’ is…

3 August
Do you know story Behind Raksha Bandhan of Satoshi Maa

Raksha Bandhan Celebrated on 15th August 2019 Brothers and sisters know very well what's in each other's hearts. They share some of the best moments…

3 August
The power of the Gayatri Jayanti mantra and Puja vidhi Time

Gayatri Jayanti Celebrated on 15th August 2019 Purnima Tithi Begins - 03:45 PM on Aug 14, 2019 Purnima Tithi Ends - 05:59 PM on Aug…

3 August
Simha Sankranti is Dedicated to Worshipping the Surya Dev

Simha Sankranti Celebrated on 17th August 2019 Simha Sankranti: Things You Must Know About the Festival During the occasion of Simha Sankranti, it is believed…

3 August
Kajari Teej Significance 2019: Tithi Timing for Pooja vidhi

Kajari Teej Celebrated on 18th August 2019 Interestingly, Kajari Teej is also popularly known as Badi Teej as opposed to Chhoti Teej which is known…

3 August
Janmashthami:How and Why Do We Celebrate Krishna Janmashthami

Janmashthami Celebrated on 24th August 2019 Janmasthami is a festivals that is celebrated by the Hindus to celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna. India is…

3 August
Story behind Onam and some major attraction of this festival

Onam Celebrated on 1st to 13th September 2019 Onam is the annual harvest festival celebrated in the state of Kerala during the month of Chingam(August-September)…

3 August
Ganesh Chaturthi:Story behind Pratham Pujya Ganesha

Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrated on 2nd Sep 2019 "Om Gam Ganapataye Namaha Sharanam Ganesha" "Lord Ganesha brings you health, wealth, wisdom & prosperity. Many people believe…

3 August
Rishi Panchami - Bhai Panchami  Vrat Katha and Puja Vidhi

Rishi Panchami Celebrated on 3rd September 2019 Importance of Rishi Panchami : As per the Hindu Lunar Calendar, the fifth day of the Shukla Paksha…

3 August
Radha Ashtami: Things One Must Know About the Festival

Radha Ashtami Celebrated on 6th September 2019 Shri Radha was born or rather it is believed that she was found lying on a Lotus leaf…

3 August
Ganesh Visarjan Idol Immersion,Associated Rituals and Farewell

Ganesh Visarjan Celebrated on 12th September 2019 Ganesh Visarjan in India and its Mythological Significance The colorful and energetic festival of Ganesh Chaturthi is one…

3 August
Vishwakarma Puja-Origin and Significance-Why do we celebrate

Vishwakarma Puja Celebrated on 17th Sep 2019 It falls every year on 17 or 18 of September, the last day of the Indian Bhado month.…

3 August
Stories behind Bathukamma History of Telangana Tradition

Bathukamma Celebrated on 28th September to 6th October 2019 Bathukamma is a festival widely celebrated in all areas of the Telangana region. It is a…

3 August
Dussehra or Vijayadashami:Signifies The Triumph Of Good Over Evil

Dussehra celebrate on 8th Celebrated 2019 Dussehra is one of the most noteworthy festivals in India and it is celebrated on the tenth day of…

3 August
Meerabai Jayanti was celebrated in honour of Meerabai birthday

Meerabai Jayanti Celebrated on 13th October 2019 Meera Bai (circa 1498-1547) was a great Hindu poet and ardent devotee of Lord Krishna. Meerabai Jayanti was…

3 August
Importance of kartik puja Vidhi and Tripur story

Kartik Puja Celebrated on 17th Nov 2019 Kartik Puja takes place on the 11th day of the month of Kartik, mainly on the Ganges River…

3 August
Diwali and Lakshmi Puja Rituals, Traditions and Mantras

Diwali Celebrated on Saturday - 26 October 2019 Every one of the lights of the World can't be contrasted even with a beam of internal…


Write Your Rating and Suggestion Here

Leave a comment:

Latest posts

Facebook Page

© 2018. Amewoo. All Rights Reserved.