What is the difference between Hariyali Tej and Hartalika Tej? Here’s what you need to know.

In India, the festival of Tej is celebrated with great enthusiasm and enthusiasm by young women. Dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, there are two types of Tej celebrated during the monsoon season namely Harali Tej and Hartalika Tej. Although the meaning of both festivals is inspired by the stories of Shiva and Parvati, both have their own significance. As we celebrate Hariyali Tej today and Hartalika Tej in August, here we have explained in detail what is the difference between the dates of both the festivals according to the Hindu calendar.

What is green growth?

In English, the word Hariyali translates to greenery and as the name suggests, Hariyali Tej is celebrated to commemorate the lush green beauty of Mother Nature during the monsoons. As the season begins, Mother Earth is surrounded by greenery so the season of greenery can also be called Shravana Tej.

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According to Hindu mythology, Hariyali Tej is also the day when Lord Shiva accepted Goddess Paravati as his wife. Every year to celebrate the union of Shiva and Parvati, this day is celebrated by devotees across the country.

Hariyali Tej is also the day when Lord Shiva accepted Goddess Paravati as his wife. (Representative image: Shutterstock)

When is Green Tej 2022?

This year, Green Day falls on Sunday, July 31. The special Ravi Yug of Tej festival will start on July 31 at 2.20 pm and will end on August 1 at 6.04 am.

What is Hartalika Tej?

According to legend, Hartalka Tej is celebrated because Goddess Parvati made the sacred Shiva Lingam out of sand. This incident happened on the third day of Bhadrapod. Like Hariyali Tej, even Hartalka Tej marks the union of Shiva and Parvati. It is said that Lord Shiva was so impressed with the Shiva Lingam made by Parvati that he decided to marry her.

On this day, women celebrate Narjala Vrat for the long life and health of their husbands. Unmarried women can also fast to find a suitable partner.

When is Hartalka Tej 2022?

Hartalka Tej 2022 will be celebrated on August 30 this year. The special tithi of pooja will start at 6.30 am and will continue till 8.33 am the next day. During the Pradosh call, the evening hours will start from 6.33 pm to 8.51 pm.

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