Hartalika Teej Vrat is an important Hindu fasting dedicated to Goddess Parvati in
Hartalika Teej Vrat is observed by both married and unmarried women. Married women observe the Vrat for a happy married life.
Hartalika Teej is based on the intense austerities (tapas) observed by Goddess Parvathi to get Lord Shiva as her husband. It is believed that Goddess Parvati will bless those women who observe the Vrat.
The fasting rules of Hartalika Teej Vrat are very tough and some women even don’t drink water during the fasting period.
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