Teej is one of the popular festival celebrated by Nepalese women which is also celebrated by women in some part of India. It is commonly known as Haritalika Teej in Nepal. In the occasion of Teej Nepali girls and married women fast for a day and worship lord Shiva for the healthy and long life of their husband. Teej is also observed for the happiness of marital life and sound health of spouse and children. The festival of Teej resembles the reunion of Goddess Parbati and Lord Shiva.
As Teej arrives, the hot summer days are swiped with monsoon and rainy days. Ladies color their hands with henna also known as Mehandi. It takes place on the third day of Shukla Paksha (bright moon fortnight) of the Saawan month of Hindu calendar that normally falls from late July to early September. The festival is a three day long celebration that combines sumptuous feasts as well as rigid fasting. It is common in Nepal that ladies celebrates Teej with lot’s of music and organizing various program in the society. The fast in Teej also helps ladies to give a break to the internal digestive organs which is taken as good for health. Pregnant ladies are advised not to keep the fast as this can have some negative effect to the baby inside. If they observe the fast it is always advised to consult a doctor so everything goes right. Even lot of pregnant ladies go on a diet of milk and fruits to fulfill their nutritional requirements during the day of Teej.
Here is a video about a TV show “AAMA” by News24 TV talking with Nepali aged mothers in the occasion of Teej.
During the Teej day, we can see lot’s of women in Red sari around Pashupati Temple, Kathmandu. Lot of young girls join their mother and relatives and fast in this day. We can find lot of groups on the road dancing and singing together to utilize the time. Roads are open and blocked for vehicles during Teej around Pashupati temple.
In Nepal, women celebrates the early day of Teej by eating various food items also known as “Dar“. People invite their married sisters from their house so they can serve her good varieties of foods and gifts. The next day ladies begin the fast and they worship lord shiva and goddess parbati. They don’t drink or eat anything during the fast. At the Shiva temple, women go around the Shiva Linga, the symbol of the lord, offering flowers, sweets and coins. Most of the ladies gather together around Shiva temple and cheers on Teej Songs. The important part of the puja is the oil lamp which should be alight throughout the night. The third day of the festival is Rishi Panchami. After the completion of the previous day’s puja, women pay homage to various deities and bath with red mud found on the roots of the sacred datiwan bush along with its leaves. This act of purification is the final ritual of Teej, after which women are considered absolved from all their sins. The recent years have witnessed an alteration in the rituals, especially concerning the severity, but its essence remains the same.
Teej Songs are also common in Nepal, as during the season of Teej lot of Nepali folk singer release varieties of Nepali teej songs in Nepali music Industry.
These days Teej songs are released online by various Nepali Music companies. Most of the people download these videos from Youtube using third party sites that allows to download these Teej songs in mp3 or any other format. Here in this website we also present you latest Nepali Teej songs released by official Nepali music company. You can enjoy watching these Nepali Teej songs without any hesitation.
Here is a collection of latest Nepali Teej songs 2073. enjoy listening these Nepali Teej songs audio jukebox. Here are some Teej songs presented by popular folk singer Pashupati Sharma, Devi Gharti, Samjhana Lamichhane Magar, Debika KC and Purnakala BC. The audio songs collection of Teej songs here are presented by Ashish Music Pvt. Ltd and released online by Music Nepal Pvt Ltd.