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Kajari Teej 2018 date

Kajari Teej, or Kajri Teez, is observed by women on the third day after Shravan Poornima and it is second among the three Teej festivals – the other two being Hariyali and Hartalika Teej. Kajari Teej 2018 date is August 29. It is mainly observed by married women and young girls and is dedicated to Lord Krishna. Kajri Teez is mainly celebrated in Bundi in Rajasthan and in some parts of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Bihar.

Kajari Teej is dedicated to Lord Krishna and special pujas and prayers are also offered to the neem tree. On the day, women and girls wear colorful new clothes and dance and make merry. A community puja is performed around a neem tree. Specific rituals are performed by elderly women and young women learn the tradition and perform it.

Special swings are prepared for the day and women take turns in swinging while other women sing and dance. Songs sung on the day welcomes the monsoon rains and praise the love of Krishna and Radha.

Kajri Teej in Bundi in Rajasthan is noted for colorful processions. This Teej is also known as Badi Teej in Rajashtan.