2014 Kajari Teej
Teej festivity is observed with much fanfare by women in North Indian states, especially in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar. Three famous Teej(s) which are celebrated by women during Sawan and Bhadrapada months are -
1. Hariyali Teej
2. Kajari Teej
3. Hartalika Teej
Other Teej festivals like Akha Teej
which is also known as Akshaya Tritiya
and Gangaur Tritiya
are not part of above three Teej(s).
Next Teej after Hariyali Teej
which comes after fifteen days of Hariyali Teej is known as Kajari Teej. Usually, Kajari Teej comes three days after Raksha Bandhan
and five days before Krishna Janmashtami
. According to North Indian calendar it falls during Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapada month and according to South Indian calendar it falls during Krishna Paksha of Shravana month. However in both calendars Kajari Teej falls on the same day.
Kajari Teej is also known as Badi Teej
as opposed to Chhoti Teej which is also known as Hariyali Teej. Kajari Teej is also spelled as Kajali Teej
. In some regions Kajari Teej is known as Satudi Teej