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Teej Festival: Blessings for Blissful Married Life!

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Teej festival

Haryali Teej is one of the famous festivals of North India and celebrated by the married women of North India. It is celebrated in states like Bihar, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Haryana during the month of Shravan. Shravan is the monsoon period of India which falls in the months of July and August. It is believed that when a married woman keep a ‘Nirjara’ fast during the festival of the Hariyali Teej, her husband is blessed with healthy and long life. Besides, the unmarried women in some parts of North India keep this fast with belief that they will get special blessings from Goddess Parvathi. Goddess will bless them with a good future husband and will enjoy the marital bliss.

Teej Fast: This is one of the most difficult fast and has equal importance as Karwa Chauth. This Nirjala fast is one of the difficult fast and one day long. It is a pre-day fast and all women of the family, neighbors and relatives gather to have a gulp of food at mid-night. During this fast, women are not supposed to take a single sip of water or have food whole day. This festival is one of the most difficult fast and because of summer you feel the urge to drink water, which you are not supposed to have whole day. To keep themselves busy and occupied women indulge in different games, swings, songs, movies and other forms of entertainment.

Tradition to adore: On this colorful festival, both married and unmarried females dress up in traditional clothes. Generally, women dressed up in traditional and auspicious colors like red, green and yellow. Most of the ladies prefer to wear saree, lehenga and suits salwar on this special day. Women start shopping for this festival well in advance. This colorful festival gives them all reasons to dress up in the best clothes and look gorgeous.

Mehandi and Alta: This is one of the most important rituals of this festival. Women smear heena designs on their hands. In some states, women apply alta on their hands and feet as ritual as they consider alta very auspicious and symbol of blessed married life. Mehandi and alta is an integral part of this festival and part of shringar of married women. Some ladies prefer to apply intricate designs with heena, however some prefer to apply simple heena designs.

Traditional Jewelry:  Ladies also wear gold and diamond jewelry matching with their traditional dresses. In some places, women wear traditional jewelry like maang tika, nose ring and all other gold jewelry during the pooja. Most of the women wear new anklets, toe rings and earring on that day. As this day has special significance for married women, so they celebrate it in full swing.

Teej Pooja: Women observe the fast, usually gather in a temple or at a common place. They wear traditional clothes, jewelry and makeup to look gorgeous on the day. They read a mythological story about Goddess Parvati in the daytime and complete other traditional rituals. They see the moon in the night, and offer prayers to moon. After completing the pooja, they finally have meals.

Shrinjhara: Women receive special Teej gifts from their in-laws, popularly known as Shinjhara originated from “Shringaar”. This gift pack contains all items for shringaar of their bahus. Right from sarees, heena, bangles and ghewar.

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Teej Special Gifting Ideas for Your Wife: Gift Something Special

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Teej Gifting Ideas for Wife

When it comes to celebration, we are always excited and ready for it. Teej is one such special festival, which is celebrated by the married women. It is something similar to Karva Chauth festival. However, this festival is more popular in North India. All married women celebrate this festival. They keep a fast whole day for the longevity of their husbands and for prosperous and happy married life. To make this more special you can gift something really awesome to your wife. However, buying the perfect gift for your wife is not a simple task, but we are trying to make your journey smooth and simple.

Teej festival kit: You can gift your wife special Teej festival kit. These kits have all special things related to festival like makeup items: mehendi, sindoor and other things. It may also have some dry fruits, sweets and other things which are considered auspicious for this festival. Teej festival kit is a perfect choice for this special festival.

Clothes: This is something most adorable and loved gift. You can buy a nice saree, suit or her favorite dress as surprise gift for your wife. But, in case you want to gift something traditional to fit into the mood of this festival, then a saree or suit salwar would be perfect gift for this festival.

Jewelry: Jewelry is most loved and forever kind of gift. To make it really special and memorable you can gift your wife an elegant piece of jewelry. You can gift her earrings, ring, gold/diamond pendant or something similar. If you are not short of money, then you can buy something expensive like a gold/diamond bangles or necklace to your wife.

Cosmetic kit: Cosmetic kit is another good option to gift your wife on this festival of Teej. There are various brands available in the market offering different cosmetic kits. You can also customize the kit according to your requirements.

Body care kit: Buy body care kit for your wife to make her feel special. You can buy a body care kit online as well. There are different brands which offer exclusive body care kit with slashed price compared to shops. Don’t forget to add a body wash and perfume in your kit.

Sweets & chocolates: To see that sweet smile on her face after the whole day fast, you can gift her body of her favorite sweets and chocolates. Besides, to add surprise element into this even you can get it delivered on your address. You can gift her chocolates of her favorite brand.

Handbag: Handbags are always loved by all age group women. Whether they are young or in middle age or even in their 50s or 60s still they have an unmatched desire for handbags. Most of the women don’t want to move outside without a handbag. There are plenty of options to choose from like office bag, sling, tote, clutch and many more. You can gift her handbag that will go well with her personality and taste.

Spa & beauty salon voucher: Gift your lady love spa and beauty salon voucher on this special festival of Teej. You can buy a gift voucher of different cost from minimum Rs. 2000 to maximum limit that your pocket allows. Many salons offer special beauty and spa vouchers which includes different beauty services, skin and hair treatments. This is perfect way to show you care and pamper your lady love.

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