Kajari Teej - 2016 - 20

Kajari Teej - 2016 -20

Kajari Teej, also called as Kajli Teej / Badi Teej / Satudi Teej.
Kajari Teej Fair Dates in 2018: Wednesday, 29 August, 2018.


 Kajari Teej Fair Dates in 2016: Sunday, 21 August, 2016.
 Kajari Teej Fair Dates in 2017: Thursday, 10 August, 2017.
 Kajari Teej Fair Dates in 2018: Wednesday, 29 August, 2018.
 Kajari Teej Fair Dates in 2019: Sunday, 18 August, 2019.
 Kajari Teej Fair Dates in 2020: Thursday, 6 August, 2020.

Kajari Teej Fair Dates in 2015: Tuesday, 1 September 2015
Usually, Kajari Teej comes three days after Raksha Bandhan and five days before Krishna Janmashtami.

According to North Indian (Purnimant) calendar it falls during Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapada month and according to South Indian (Amavasyant) calendar it falls during Krishna Paksha of Shravana month. However in both calendars Kajari Teej falls on the same day.

Kajari Teej is celebrated with full joy and livelyhood at Bundi. Different from Teej Festival in other parts of Rajasthan, Kajari Teej festival starts from third day of Bhadra Hindu month and mainly celebrated for 2 days but celebrations and joy continues till Janmashtami. 

Goddess Uma is worshipped on Kajari Teej and on this occasion womans wears colourful traditional dresses with Mehendi and bangles. As Teej is dedicated to the monsoon and the union of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, young girls dress in colourful traditional attire sings songs and swings from the trees. Married womans pray for the happy married life.

Kajari Teej begins with a huge and long procession of the Goddess. A popular local fair also held in the Kumbha stadium which is a best place to see and shop arts and handicrafts. Artisans fron far rural areas join the fair to sell their handicrafts. First two days of the fair is dedicated to the folk instrument “Algoza”recital competition.

Algoze is a pair of Punjabi woodwind instruments adopted by Sindhi, Rajasthani and Baloch folk musicians, also called Jorhi, Do Nally, Satara or Ngoze. It resembles a pair of wooden flutes.


1 comment:

  1. Really Nice info about hoe teej celebrates but I am so excited for new lehenga on teej which i will wear on Teej.