Kajari Teej 2021- Date and Muhurat

Kajari Teej 2020

Kajari Teej also known as Kajali Teej falls on the Krishna Paksha that is the third day of Sawan. It is celebrated all over North India with immense joy. Hindu married women fast for the longevity of their husbands on this very day. Further, this festival is for women who celebrate it in the month of July or August. and generally, it occurs 3 days after Raksha Bandhan. Nevertheless, let’s have a look at Kajari Teej 2021 date and muhurat.

The lunar month of Bhadrapada is the time when women gather and commemorate this day. Goddess Parvati is worshipped by married women on this day along with neem. Lord Krishna is also observed on this day. It has great relevance among the women of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajashthan. Moreover, this festival falls on the lunar month of Bhadrapada.

Significance of Kajali Teej

Kajari Teej 2020


Kajali Teej’s other names are Bundi Teej and Satudi Teej. Basically, it occurs after the Haryaali Teej that is the Choti Teej and this is the Badi Teej. Women fast on this auspicious day for a happy married life. This puja grants them with the same and a husband’s long life. It also signifies the unity of the two lovers. Moreover, it is to proclaim the arrival of monsoon and bidding farewell to the harsh summer heat.

Core Rituals and Festivity

Every region has its own way of observing this day with utmost dedication. But some common rituals performed are:

  • Married women observe fast for a prosperous married life. However, in some cases, unmarried girls also take up the fast to get a good husband.
  • Further, dishes are made out of Sattu that includes wheat gram rice and barley.
  • Moreover, worshipping cows on this day is common. Women feed chappatis coated with ghee to them. Also, the worshipping of the neem tree can be seen at this festival.
  • Devotees worship Lord Shiva and Parvati with immense dedication.
  • After worshipping Goddess Neemdi, the Moon is also observed by offering water.
  • Women decorate their houses and dance and sing on the tunes of regional folk music.

Celebration across the Country

  • In Rajasthan, Bundi, the Kajari Teej is the most renowned. A procession takes place where the Teej Goddess is decorated and carried. The parade consists of camels, elephants, and folk dancers. It’s all in all an extravagant event, that people from different parts of the world come to witness.
  • Whereas in Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh swing on Jhula and dance on fresh fields. In central India, people celebrate the day with great frenzy.

Delicious Offerings on Kajari Teej

Though women fast on this day, delicious foods are still prepared for the family and the Goddess Teej.

Kajari Teej 2020

Sweets– Kheer, Kaju Katli, Badam ka Halwa, Ghewar and Sattu etc.

Snacks– Puri, Kachori and Moong Dal Samosa.

Drinks– Sattu Drink and Chhach.

Legends of Kajari Teej

According to Indian mythology, Kajari was a dense forest in Central India that was under the king Dadurai. The subjects adored the king and use to sing songs in praise of the forest. After the death of the king his wife did Sati, the pupils were upset by this news. The true dedication of a wife towards his husband led to the emergence of Kajari Teej.

Kajari Teej 2020

In addition, there another tale of Goddess Parvati fasting for 108 years for Lord Shiva. Parvati did the fast for marital bliss between the two. However, Lord Shiva was skeptical, but after the harsh act of her wife, he caved in to become one. Their holy union took place on Krishna Paksha of Bhaprada month. So this day is now recognized as Kajari Teej.

Date and Muhurat of Kajari Teej 2021

According to our expert astrologers the ideal day and timing are:

Tritiya Tithi Begins at 04:04 PM on Aug 24, 202

Tritiya Tithi Ends at 04:18 PM on Aug 25, 2021

The dates of the next four years of Kajari Teej:

Day Date Year
Wednesday  5th August 2020
Wednesday 25th August 2021
Sunday 14th August 2022
Saturday 2nd September 2023
Thursday 22nd of August 2024

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Posted On - January 21, 2020 | Posted By - Sneha Sinha | Read By -


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