The Hindu month of Sawan which witnesses various auspicious celebrations have begun. Hariyali Teej is one of the popular observances celebrated to welcome monsoon. It is observed by girls and women primarily in Nepal and North India. The day is observed with songs, dancing and prayer rituals. During this auspicious month, people worship Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Women fast the whole day as it is considered auspicious. They also decorate their houses with fresh flowers and leaves. Women also put up swings and play games around it. They invite fellow women who observing the festival and spend the day together. As Teej will be celebrated on August 3, 2019, we have compiled different ideas for floral swings, theme parties and games to throw a Teej party at home. Hariyali Teej 2019 Date: Significance, Celebrations and Traditions Related to the Auspicious Sawan Festival.
Women also apply Mehendi on each other’s palms. And as Hariyali Teej signifies greenery, green-themed parties are popular among women on this day. They dress in green-coloured attire, with most of them draping a saree.
Watch a Green-Themed Hariyali Teej Party:
Here Are Different Decoration Ideas to Throw a Teej Party at Home:
If the party is at your home, you can make miniature versions of swings to brighten the look and feel of the house. You can make DIY swings made of paper watching the video below:
Decoration Ideas for Teej:
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Teej is observed majorly in northern states like Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand. It is observed to celebrate the reunion of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Women pray to Parvati for a successful marriage and prosperity. They break their fast in the evening with a hearty vegetarian meal. We wish everyone celebrating a Happy Teej!