Hartalika Teej is one of the main festivals in the top three Teej festivals. The other two Teej are Hariyali Teej (month of Shravan) and Kajariya Tij (Bhadrapada). This auspicious day falls on Tritiya Tithi Shukla Paksha in Bhadrapada and this auspicious day will be celebrated on September 9, 2021, on Thursday.
The word Teej comes from the word Tritya, which means third. This special day is celebrated mainly by married women in states such as Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Chhatisgarh and Jharkhand.
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Hartalika Teej Significance and History
Hartalika comes from two Sanskrit words Harat (Abduction) and Aalika (Friend). The word “abduction” should not be taken literally, as it has a deeper meaning and purpose. According to Hindu mythology, the goddess Parvati wanted to marry Lord Shiva. However, his father did not approve, instead, he accepted Lord Vishnu’s offer. Hearing this, the goddess Paravati turned to her friend for help to hide in a secluded place in the jungle. and finally, Goddess Parvati was able to please Lord Shiva by performing severe austerities.
Since then, in this tithi, married women worship Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati and seek their blessings for a happy and prosperous married life. Also on this day, women prepare clay idols of Lord Shiva and Mata Parvati.
- Ambe Gauri Mata Ji Ki Aarti
- Ambe Maa ki Aarti
- Shri Jeen Mata Aarti
Foods prepared on Hartalika Teej
It is impossible to imagine Indian festivals without a plentiful feast, so even if you quickly observe phalahari, delicious sattvic food is prepared on this day and it is suggested to taste the god in the form of prasadam, which will then be distributed to family and friends. Some of the typical foods that are cooked on this day are panchamrit, khir, halva, gujia, guevar, dal bati churma, ladus, kachoris and mirchi pakora.
Wishes and WhatsApp Messages
On the auspicious day of Hartalik Teej, I ask Lord Mahadev to bless you and your family. May your family life always be filled with happiness, peace, good health, love, wealth, and prosperity.
May you and your husband be blessed by God Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Happy Hartalika Teej!
May Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati bless you with boundless joy and happiness on the auspicious day of Teeja. Very blissfully and happy Teej!
Let your life be filled with hopes for a happy and fulfilling married life in this Hartalika Teej. Hope you find the husband you want and have a wonderful life. Happy Teej!
May you have blessings of God Shiva and Goddess Parvati. May you find happiness, longevity and prosperity in your marriage. Happy Hartalika Teej 2021!
Hartalik Teej symbolizes the love of Maa Pravati and the sacrifice to God Shiva. I wish you also find fortitude, love, compassion, and devotion in your marriage. Enjoy the Teej Festival and pray to Maa Parvati for strength and blessings for a successful marriage. Happy life, Hartalik Teej 2021i!
May all your dreams come true and you find a loving and caring husband with the grace of Maa Parvati. Happy Hartalika Teej!
Wishing you and your family a happy and blessed Teej. May this teej bring plenty of good fortune and happiness into your life. Happy Teej! Greetings to you on Teej!
I wish you a happy family life, health, optimism, and love. May Hartalika Teej, Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati bless you with everything you need to build a healthy and happy relationship. Happy Hartalik Teej!
“May Teej Mata bless you and your married life with joy, peace, abundance, and good health. Happy Hartalika Teej!”
May Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi bless you with love, happiness, good health, longevity, and prosperity. Wishing you and your family a very Happy Teej 2021!