Hartalika Teej Vrat, third day of the first fortnight of Bhadra

Hartalika Teej Vrat, third day of the first fortnight of Bhadra

Hartalika Teej Vrat  is a Vrat which is very famous among Hindu women.

Married women wear traditional sarees and lehangas, and keep a fasting ritual for the sake of long and healthy life of their husband.             

Unmarried women do it for getting a good husband like Lord Shiva.

Hartalika Teej Vrat  is dedicated to lord Parvati who took 108 births to reunite with Lord Shiva.

This kind of rituals mainly followed in Rajasthan, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra. states of India. 

Hartalika Teej Vrat is actually a three days vrat, but now a days it is observed for one day only.

This occurs on the third day of the first fortnight of Bhadra and ends with the Rishi Panchami Pooja.

This is also followed in Nepal as a three days ritual.