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Choti Teej 2024 Date - Importance

Chhoti Teej is observed on the third day of the Shukla Paksha or waxing phase of moon in Shravan month. Choti Teej 2024 date is August 7. The ritual is also popularly known as Hariyali Teej and is the first of the three important Teej festivals in North India.

Choti Teej is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. On the day, women pray for the welfare of their husbands and for a happy married life.

In some regions in North India, Choti Teej is dedicated to the eternal love of Lord Krishna and Radha. Some Hindu communities worship Chand or Chandra – the moon god - on the day. The day is also of great importance in Vrindavan.

Numerous fairs and festivals are also observed on the day in many parts of North India, especially in Rajasthan where color processions of the idols of Goddess Parvati are taken out.