Teej is a women's festival, celebrated in Rajasthan, parts of Uttar pradesh and Bihar with both fasts and delicious feasts. It takes place in 3rd day of Shukla Paksha in Bhadrapad or Bhado month of nepali calendar
normly in the month of August or early September. Since Teej fall at the outbreak of the monsoons, it is also popularly known as the 'Sawan Festival'. According to Hindu mythology, in the month of Shravan, Goddess Parvati reunited with Lord Shiva after a penance of hundred years.
It's also known as a festival which celebrates in Shravana month on Shukla Paksha. The color of the day is green so women wear green clothes, jewelry and bangles and worship moon with flowers, curd and milk. On Hariyali Teej festival women also send Teej SMS and Messages to each other and wish for a happy and prosperous life. People also search for Teej Sms and Greeting on internet and that's why today word Teej is making trends. For the ease of those who want to wish each other hundreds of Teej sms are available on internet. Women sing teej songs and exchange gifts and mehendi is also an important part of this festival. So mehandi designs and Teej songs are also available on net. Teej is one of the most colorful and awaited festivals in India and on the day women observe fast for the long life of their husbands and the unmarried girl worship God Vishnu for happy married life and for a good husband. People pray for good harvest and especially women celebrate Teej with devotion and hope for a good life ahead. Teej is also known as Swing Festival and one the day people decorate swing beautifully for women to sway. According to their believe Goddess Parvati, the wife of Lord Shiva, worshiped on the day for her wedlock with Lord and swung on a decorated swing.