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5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Miss Jaipur Teej Festival This Year

Rajasthan, a land of royalty and heritage takes pride in enjoying every festival with great vigor. Hariyali Teej commonly known as Teej is one of the popular festivals of the state. Just as monsoon makes the Earth green and lively, similarly this Teej festival adds vibrancy to your life. Well, it’s quite difficult to discuss the charm of this festival in few words.

Let’s have a look on what made Teej festival a really special affair in Jaipur.

The Artistic Henna

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Applying mehndi or henna on hands is a customary act for the occasion of Teej. It’s just wonderful to see girls and women getting their body adorned with beautiful mehndi patterns and tattoos.

Sumptuous Ghevar

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Ghevar traces its roots in Jaipur and is already marked as ‘Teej Special’.

No matter you love to enjoy desserts or not, it is impossible to say no to this delicacy of Jaipur. Garnished with dry fruits and cream, this sugar soaked Ghevar can make anyone go crazy. One can try many varieties of Ghevar, including, Plain, Mawa and Malai Ghevar.


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A procession of the beautifully embellished idol of Teej (Goddess Parvati) moving across the traditional markets of Jaipur makes this festival more special. How wonderful it is to see the procession of Teej goddess followed by horses, elephants, and folks.
Date: 26th July and 27th July 2017.
Time: 6.00 P.M. Onwards
Venue: Tripoliya Gate, City Palace, Jaipur

Ride a swing

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A group of happy women singing folk songs and enjoying rides on swings decked with flowers.

A peaceful sight. Isn’t it?

Another specialty of Teej festival, these swings are fun. For females, the festival is incomplete without the swings.
Gorgeous Lehariya Attires

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Considering the celebration of Teej without lehariya is a complete folly. Women adorning lehariya attires can steal the hearts with their gorgeous looks. And, of course, groupfies in this marvelous attires is customary!
If you ever get a chance to visit Jaipur on Teej festival then you should surely experience unique hues of Teej.

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