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Saturday, 30 August 2014 15:14

Women festival or Teej festival in Nepal

Teej is known as a women festival in Hindu Nepal Women festival trekking tours religion. This is a very important festival for Hindu women and is celebrated on September by each year. There is no matter whether they married or not. Married women put on their bridal wears which is red sari and put on their best makeup to look stunningly beautiful. This day is regarded as the day when Lord Shiva’s marriage proposal to Parvati was accepted by her father, Himalaya. Therefore, Nepali regard this day very auspicious. Women visit Lord Shiva’s temple to perform puja and offer prayers for their husbands’ longevity, happiness and prosperity. They take very strict fasting living only on water for the entire day. Hindu belief has it that if single women please Lord Shiva, they will have good husband. At night women gather, sings songs of their sorrow and pain and dance to melodious tunes. Teej is a complete women’s day.

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