Haritalika Teej Party 2023 in Japan

Hariyali Tejj

Event Date:

September 18, 2023

Event Time:

6:00 pm

Event Location:

King Curry & Kebab

Haritalika Teej is a significant Hindu festival celebrated by women, primarily in the northern regions of India and Nepal. It falls on September 18, 2023, which is a Monday. The festival holds great cultural and religious importance as it commemorates the devotion and dedication of Goddess Parvati, who observed intense austerity to win Lord Shiva’s love and marry him.

Celebration Summary

On this day, married and unmarried women dress in colorful traditional attire, often in red and green, and adorn themselves with intricate henna designs, jewelry, and flowers. The main rituals include fasting, where women abstain from food and water for the day, praying for marital bliss, the well-being of their husbands, and the prosperity of their families. Women gather to sing traditional songs, dance, and share festive meals. Idols of Goddess Parvati and Lord Shiva are worshipped, and traditional stories are recounted to honor the divine union.

Rules and Environment-Friendly Practices:

  • Fasting: Women undertake a strict fast without consuming food or water from sunrise to moonrise, symbolizing their devotion and inner strength. It’s important to ensure your health and well-being, especially if you have any health concerns that might be affected by fasting. Consult with a medical professional if needed.
  • Traditional Attire: Embrace the spirit of the festival by wearing traditional clothing, like sarees or lehengas, in vibrant colors like red and green. This adds to the festive atmosphere and connects you with the cultural significance of the day.
  • Eco-Friendly Celebrations: Emphasize green and eco-friendly practices during the festivities. Use natural materials for decorations, avoid plastic and non-biodegradable items, and reduce waste generation.
  • Water Conservation: Since Haritalika Teej falls during the monsoon season, you can promote water conservation by not wasting water during rituals and celebrations. Avoid excessive water usage in your personal routines and encourage others to do the same.
  • Planting Trees: As a tribute to Goddess Parvati’s connection with nature, consider planting trees or participating in tree plantation drives to promote environmental sustainability.
  • Avoid Loud Fireworks: If fireworks are a part of the celebration, opt for low-noise and eco-friendly options to minimize noise pollution and air pollution.
  • Use Eco-Friendly Plates and Utensils: If you’re sharing festive meals, use biodegradable plates and utensils or opt for reusable options to reduce plastic waste.
  • Spread Awareness: Take the opportunity to educate friends and family about the importance of an eco-friendly approach to celebrations. Encourage them to adopt sustainable practices for other festivals as well.

By following these rules and embracing environmentally conscious practices, you can celebrate Haritalika Teej while respecting tradition and contributing to a greener, more sustainable environment.

Event Location:

  • King Curry & Kebab
  • Hiroshima
  • Higashiyama
  • Hiroshima
  • 720-0062
  • Japan

Event Schedule Details

  • September 18, 2023 6:00 pm   -   September 21, 2023 9:00 pm
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