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Teej The Festival For Women In Nepal

Teej The Festival For Women In Nepal

Teej festival is the popular festival celebrated by the women’s in Nepal in the month of September. Married women observed Teej for the long life of their husband, well-beings of their children, purification of body and soul and maintain a good relationship in marry until the death. In the same way, Unmarried girls also observe fast on this day for a good husband. This festival is celebrated in a great way by the women. The women sing the folk song and dances which make the festival more interesting. Teej is also known by the HarTalika Teej. This festival is wonderful to see the women in Red dress and dancing and singing on the street, home and going to the temple to worship Lord Shiva. Teej is celebrated by the Nepali women all across the world. Teej gives women an opportunity to dress like the newlywed. Teej is celebrated for three days and each day has its own importance. The first day of Teej or eve of Teej is known as 'Dar Khane Din'. The second day is  Teej known as the fasting day. In this day the women take fasting 'Nirjala' which means having without fruits and water. The last or third is known as Rishi Panchami. Early in the morning, the women bath with the red mud found on the root of the sacred Datiwan bush, they clean the teeth with Datiwan steam and its leaves. 

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Teej is celebrated for three days and each day has its own importance. The first day of Teej or eve of Teej is known as 'Dar Khane Din'. The second day is  Teej known as the fasting day. In this day the women take fasting 'Nirjala' which means having without fruits and water. The last or third is known as Rishi Panchami. Early in the morning, the women bath with the red mud found on the root of the sacred Datiwan bush, they clean the teeth with Datiwan steam and its leaves. 

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