According to the Hindu calendar, in the year 2023 is Hartalika Tej It will be observed from the morning of September 17, starting at 11:08 a.m., until the afternoon of September 18, ending at 12:39 p.m.
Hartalika Teej derives its name from two words – ‘Harta’ meaning ‘kidnapping’ and ‘Aalika’ meaning ‘girlfriend’. The festival commemorates the reunion of Goddess Parvati (also known as… Tej Mata) with Lord Shiva. According to Hindu mythology, Parvati wished to marry Lord Shiva, and to fulfill her wish, she maintained a strict fast for several years. Her friend Alekha played a pivotal role in helping Parvati unite with Shiva. Alika cleverly arranged Parvati’s kidnapping, leading to their reunion and ultimately their divine marriage.
Hartalika Tej’s story emphasizes the power of true love and the power of devotion. Women all over India revere this day as a testimony to the unwavering commitment between husband and wife.
Hartalika Teej is celebrated with great enthusiasm and adherence to customs and rituals. Women fast for an entire day on Hartalika Teej to seek the blessings of Goddess Parvati for the well-being and longevity of their husbands. Women adorn themselves with traditional clothes and jewelery and visit temples dedicated to Goddess Parvati. They perform ‘Shringar’ (decoration of the deity) and offer flowers, fruits and other traditional offerings. After fasting for an entire day, the women prepare delicious traditional dishes, including sweets such as guar, malpua and other festive dishes. Families come together to enjoy these delicious dishes.
On the occasion of Hartalika Teej, here we are listing some messages, quotes, wishes and images that you can have on this festival.
Happy Hartalika Teej 2023: Messages, Wishes and Quotes
Tej Mata’s divine blessings be with you today and forever. Happy Hartalika Tej!
On this happy occasion, I hope that your life will be full of happiness, love and prosperity. Happy Tej!
May the twists of joy, beauty of henna and sweetness of festive sweets make your Hartalika Teej unforgettable.
On this holiday, I hope your life is as colorful and vibrant as the ups and downs of joy. Happy Hartalika Tej!
“Parvati’s story reminds us that every woman has tremendous strength and potential within her.” -Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
May the blessings of Tej Mata bring health, happiness and harmony to your life. Happy Hartalika Tej!
Wishing you a peaceful and cheerful Hartalika Teej full of family togetherness and love.
May the divine blessings of Tej Mata fill your life with love, happiness and prosperity. Happy Hartalika Tej!
As you celebrate Bhartalika Teej, may the marital bond become as strong and unbreakable as the love between Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.
“The Defeator of Evil, the Merciful Lord of all, who grants blessings, grace and love to His servants.” -Amish Tripathi
Wishing you a day of fasting, prayers and love on this auspicious Hartalika Teej. May your dedication be rewarded with blessings.
May the ups and downs of joy carry you to new heights of happiness and success. Happy Tej to you and your family!
May the divine couple, Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, bless your marital journey with love and eternal happiness. Happy Hartalika Tej!
On this holy day, may your heart be filled with the joy of togetherness, and your home with the warmth of love. Happy Tej!
As you celebrate Hartalika Teej, may your love story be as legendary as that of Shiva and Parvati. Happy Tej!
Wishing you a day as bright as the henna on your hands and as sweet as the holiday gifts. Happy Hartalika Tej!
“Har Har Mahadev! This call is not just a slogan but an expression of our determination to eradicate evils from our lives.” -Swami Vivekananda
May your love continue to flourish and grow like the beautiful flowers offered to Goddess Parvati. Happy Tej!
May your love story be as eternal and beautiful as the love between Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Happy Hartalika Tej!
On this auspicious day, may the deepest desires of your heart come true, just like Parvati’s wish to be with Shiva. Happy Tej!
Wishing you a day full of laughter, love and the sweetest moments. Happy Hartalika Tej!
May the divine union of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati inspire your relationship with love and harmony. Happy Tej!
“Parvati, the embodiment of strength and grace, teaches us that true strength lies in love and devotion.” -Amish Tripathi
As you fast and pray on Hartalika Teej, may your devotion bring peace and happiness into your life. Happy Tej!
Sending you my warm wishes with a crown full of colorful swings, joyful holidays, and cherished moments. Happy Hartalika Tej!
“Parvati’s love for Shiva is an eternal flame that burns brighter than any other power in the universe.” – Devdutt Pattanaik
May your life be decorated with the beautiful colors of henna and the sweetness of traditional sweets. Happy Tej!
On this Teej, may your heart be as pure as Teej Mata’s devotion and as strong as the bond of Shiva and Parvati. Happy Hartalika Tej!
Wishing you a day of fasting and prayer that leads to a life of love and togetherness. Happy Tej!
May the blessings of Tej Mata rain down upon you, bringing you prosperity, happiness and endless love. Happy Hartalika Tej!
As you celebrate this special day, may your love story be written in the stars and your bond remain unbreakable. Happy Tej!
Sending you my heartfelt wishes for a holiday filled with joy, laughter and the company of loved ones. Happy Hartalika Tej!
May the Teej swings bring you moments of pure bliss and the henna on your hands tells the story of your love. Happy Tej!
On this happy occasion, I hope that your home is filled with the scent of incense and the warmth of love. Happy Hartalika Tej!
“Parvati is the gentle mother, the fierce warrior, and the loving consort, all in one divine form.” -Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
May the divine blessings of Tej Mata shower you with love, protect you from harm, and guide you to the path of righteousness. Happy Tej!
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