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Hariyali Teej

Hariyali Teej, also known as Teejen, is a popular festival of women in Uttar Pradesh. It is related to Goddess Parvati, and it commemorates the union of Lord Shiva and Parvati.

It generally falls on the day following Sindhare (July). On this occasion, women wear colorful costumes and apply mehndi on their hands. Married women celebrate this festival at their parent's house.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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