Hartalika Teej will be celebrated on Tuesday, August 30. This day usually falls on the eve of Ganesh Chaturthi. On this day, married women worship Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.
Hartalika Teej is marked on the third day of the Shukla Paksha of the Hindu calendar month Bhadrapada every year. It is considered one of the major events in the Hindu community.
On this day, people worship Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati to seek their blessings.
Unmarried women keep a fast to obtain the desired groom. The married ones observe it for the long life of their husband, and they do sixteen adornments in addition to offering special prayers.
As per beliefs, Goddess Parvati kept fast to get Lord Shiva as her husband and this day marks their union.
Dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, there are two types of Teej that are celebrated during the monsoon season namely Haryali Teej and Hartalika Teej.