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If yes, you have come to the right place. Hariyali Teej (हरियाली तीज) in 2016 will be observed on Friday, 5th August.
As per Hindu calendar, Haryali Teej (हरियाली तीज) is observed on 3rd day of Shravana month.
Hariyali Teej (हरियाली तीज) is a fasting festival for Hindu women (married or unmarried), celebrated for marital bliss and the well being of their husbands. The Shravan month marks the beginning of monsoon i.e. the rainy season in India. The word “Hariyali” means “greenery” that is a symbol of growth and prosperity. Thus, Hariyali teej (हरियाली तीज) is the celebration on this greenery and growth. It is a celebration of the renewal of the earth after a very hot and dry summer.
Haryali teej (हरियाली तीज) is usually observed in the month of July or August. However, Hariyali Teej (हरियाली तीज) in 2016 will be observed on Friday, 5th August. On this occasion women worship Goddess Parvati (wife of Lord Shiva) and they fast for the long life of their husband. It is believed that Devi Parvati underwent a penance and prayed continuously to show her devotion towards Lord Shiva and it was after 108 births and rebirths that he accepted her as his wife. Married women seek her blessings by honoring Devi Parvati and unmarried women imbibed by her spirit to be blessed by a husband like Lord Shiva.