Teej Images, Pictures, Graphics

The festival of swing is known as Teej which falls in the month of August or early September. It is celebrated all across India but mostly in the states of Punjab, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and in the country Nepal. It is a three-day festival dedicated to the Goddess Parvati and Lord Shiva’s reunion. It is the festival of married women and engaged girls in which they pray for prosper, happy and healthy life for their husbands to Goddess Parvati. The festival features religious processions, fasting, colorful costumes, singing, and dancing. It is the occasion of the arrival of the monsoon and women dress in new clothes and enjoy rope swings. The married women go to their parent’s homes and celebrate the festival there. Gifts, clothes, and sweets are given by their parents as well as in-laws where as Sindhara is received by engaged girls from their “would-be in-laws”.