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Teejri Mata Ki Jai – Gourja Mata Ki Jai – Jai Mata Di
Sindhi Teejri Vrat Celebration
Sāvan Ji Undhāi Teeja Traditional Rituals
When is Teejri Vrat Din (Tijri Fast prayers) Festival Celebration in 2017?
Teejri Vrat pooja is on Thursday 10th August 2017
When Sindhi Teejri Vrat occurs annually ?
Teejri – Sindhi Sāvan Mahine Ji Undhāi Teeja :
Usually, Teejri vrat pooja comes three days after Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi – Rakhri) and five days before Sri Krishna Janam.
Traditionally, Teejri Vrat (Tijri Fast) occurs on the Teeja Tithi – Trittiyā. It is celebrated on the third day in Bhadon Badi (Baddo Vadi Undhai).
The Sindhi Sāvan Mahino Teeja – right after the Rakshābandhan, Full Moon during august or september when the 3rd digit of moon, Krishna Paksha – Darker Fortnight is there; Teejri is observed every year.
How Teejri Vrit is observed? Which are customs, rituals of Teejri fast?
The following are the rituals, traditions of Teejri Fast prayer festival among Sindhis.
Sindhi Teejri Vrita Jā Reet-Rawāj (Sindhi Dinu)
Sindhiyun Niyariyun and Suhagin Jo Vritu Parva Celebration steps:-
What is ‘Asur’? What is done in Asur?
- Asur Karan (Waking up before dawn to consume the food) :
On this festive day, they wake up before the dawn to perform a ritual called ‘Asur’ and consume the food intake. They clean their mouth by biting a twig called ‘Musāg’.
What is applied on hands in Teejri prayers? Who uses mehendi on Tijri?
- Mehendi Lagāin for Teejri vrat (Applying Heena on the palms) by
Niyāni – Kumāri Kanyā (Spinster) and Suhāgins (Married)
Traditionally, either on the Teejri day (which is 10th August this year) or on the eve (i.e. one day before Teejri), single (kumara – spinsper) and married women adorn their hands with the ‘mehendi’.
Which goddess is prayed on the Teejri pooja day? Who is Gauri Ma? What they do offer on Tijri pooja?
- Gouvarjā – Teejri Mātā Poojā in Pingho (Goddess Prayers)
Then, next step after asur is that, in the morning, spinster and married women visits to the Brahmin’s home to offer prayers to Teejri Mātā. For prayers, they offer ‘Sharbat’ i.e. sugared water to the Teejri Mātā plant in the Pingho (while swinging it). During the course of the day, women’s fasting and singing takes place.
Where? Who recites the katha (story) of Teejri – Teej Vrat Pooja festival?
- Akhāni – Teejri Kathā Budhan Brahmin Je Ghar Mein
(Listening Story at Priest Home)
As the evening approaches, spinster and married decorates a ‘Pooja Thali’ and themselves with bright bridal colours. The Brahmin’s wife or otherwise, Maharaj (priest) he himself recites the Katha of Teejri; after which continuing their fast; they consume water ONLY, until they see the moon. Thanks giving takes place towards prayer performing Brahmin’s wife and or for brahmin.
What is Argha? What it means? To whom it is being offered?
- Chand Khe Ark-Diyan ‘Arug’ (Moon Prayers) an oblation by :
Niyāni – Kumāri Kanyā (Spinster) and Suhāgins (Married)
Sanskrit word arghya : “a particular act of homage to the moon”. Sindhi word is ‘Argh’. Arghyam: Sanskrit dictionary reads, “a respectful offering or an oblation to a god or venerable person”.
Argh-Diyan: At night, on seeing the moon, they make their offerings of ‘Arug’. They use “Pooja thali’s” (Katcho Khiru-Raw Milk, Katcha Chawan-Raw Rice, Water, Sugar and Flowers) to the Moon. Diyā and Agarbatti is also offered while praying. And sametime reciting prayers to moon for the Longetivity of their respective husband and also for eternal marital bliss. Then they break their fast i.e. fasting concludes.
Who is niyani – kumarika in tejdi vrat?
Niyāni – Kumāri Kanyā (Spinster)
They observe this fast to be blessed for good husband and for a successful and happy matrimony.
When food is consumed after Teejri vrat?
- Sātvik Khādho Khāin (Traditional food consumption)
After observing Teejri fast rituals; fasting girls, ladies consume the food.
Which are the required preparation for Teejri Vrat pooja?
Teejria Lāi Taiyāri (Required Poojā Preparations for Tijri) :
Sharbat, Agarbatti, Thali – Diyo, Katchā Chāvana – Raw Rice, Khand,
Gula – Flowers, Fala – Fruits, Katcho Kheeru – Raw Milk.
What is Chand Disan, Ain Chand Poojā?
After katha of Teejri, Moon Prayer offerings is conducted while viewing to it.
When moon will be visible on 10th August 2017 in India and Hong Kong?
Chand Nikran (Moon Visibility ISTime 8-8;30 pm). (HK Time Moon Visible is 7:30 – 8;30 pm).
How long is Teej tithi on 10th august 2017 in India and Hong Kong?
Teeja tithi for fast will be on whole day on 10 August in India and Hong Kong. Teeja – Tritiya tithi (3rd Tithi Ends Thursday 10/11th August 2017) 24:32 IST. IST is Indian Standard Time.
When is Kajari – Kajali Teej, Buddi Teej (Badi Teej) celebration in 2017?
In 2017, Kajari Teej (Kajali Teej); Bhadon Badi – Badi Teej is on Thursday 10th August. This vrat festival is after Raksha Bandhan on the third day. Buddi Teej is a festival which is celebrated on the third day in the month of Bhadon Baddi. And five days before Sri Krishna Janam.
What is next day of Teejri in 2017? In 2017, followed with Teeja – Teejri, next day there is Dark fortnight’s Ganesh Chaturthi vrat (Choth tithi) which is called with different names as Heramba Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi, Bol Choth – Gujarat and Bahula Chaturthi in Madhya Pradesh.
Teejri Mātā Ki Jai – Gauri Gouarjā Mata Ki Jai – Ayo Lāl Jhulelāl
When is Sindhi Teejri Vrat-Tijri Festival Celebrationin 2018, 2019, 2020, 2027, 2043 in India and Hong Kong?
Which are other vrat fast and Festival Celebration before Teejri Vrat and after Teejri vrat?
List of few fastings and prayers before and after Teejri vrat pooja : Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi, Rakhri) festival, Randhan Chhath (Rajasthan, Marvaris), Sindhi Chhath Lolaa Pachain (to bake lolaa preparation for next day for Sindhi Dinu Sitala pooja prayer observance festival like the Rajasthani Sitala Saptami) Sindhi Savan Ji Sitlaa Saptami, Vadi Thadiri, Big Thadri, Wadi Sataein Dinu-festival, Krishna Janam – Birth; and Janmashtmi Utsav (Govinda aalaa – mataki toranaa in mumbai) every year, Goga navami, Vachha baaras:
In 2018, Sindhi Teejri Vrat (Tijri-Tijdi fast) festival celebration is on Wednesday 29th August 2018. Kajali Teej-Kajari Teej, Buddi Teej is on 29th August 2018, Raksha Bandhan Sunday 26 August; Vadi Thadiri-Vadi Sataein and Krishna Janam-birth Sunday 2nd September 2018; and Krishna Janmashtmi utsav celebration Monday 3rd September 2018 in Bharat (India) and Hong Kong.
In 2019, Sindhi Teejri Vrat (Tijri-Tijdi fast) festival celebration is on Sunday 18th August 2019 and Buddi Teej is dated 18th August; Raksha Bandhan Thursday 15 August; Krishna Janmashtmi utsav celebration Saturday 24th August 2019 in Bharat (India) and Hong Kong.
In 2020, Sindhi Teejri Vrat (Tijri-Tijdi fast) festival celebration is on Thursday 6th August 2020 and Buddi Teej is dated 6th August; Raksha Bandhan Monday 3rd August; Krishna Janmashtmi utsav celebration Wednesday 12th August 2020 in Bharat (India) and Hong Kong.
In 2027, Sindhi Teejri Vrat (Tijri-Tijdi fast) festival celebration is on Friday 20th August 2027 and Buddi Teej is on Friday 20th August 2027; Raksha Bandhan Tuesday 17th August; Vadi Thadiri-Vadi Sataein and Krishna Janam-birth Tuesday 24th August 2027; and Krishna Janmashtmi utsav celebration Wednesday 25th August 2027 in Bharat (India) and Hong Kong.
When is Teejri Vrat-Tijri Festival Celebration; Buddi (Badi) Teej Rajasthani – Maravari Samaj , Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi, Rakhri), Vadi Thadiri-Sataein, Krishna Janam-Birth and Janmashtmi Utsav (Govinda aalaa – mataki toranaa in mumbai), Gogaa-Goga Navami, Sindhi Vachha Baras Vrat – Vatsa Dwadashi in year 2043 Samvat 2100; Shaalivahan Saake 1965 in India and Hong Kong?
In 2043, Sindhi Teejri Vrat (Tijri-Tijdi fast) festival celebration is on Sunday 23rd August 2043; and Buddi Teej is on 23rd August 2043. Raksha Bandhan Thursday 20th August 2043. Krishna Janam-birth and Krishna Janamashtami utsav festival celebration Thursday 27th August 2043 in Bharat (India) and Hong Kong. Gogaa-Goga Navami Friday 28th August 204. Sindhi Vachha Baras Vrat – Vatsa Dwadashi fast is on Monday 31st August in year 2043 Samvat 2100; Shaalivahan Saake 1965 in India and Hong Kong
other questions asked: When is Teej festival? Teej, Kajali Teej, Buddi (Badi) Teej and Haritalika Teej, Hariyali Teej Festival is celebrated in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2027, 2043 in India and Hong Kong? How the Hindu community, Sindhis, Rajasthani Samaj – Maravaris and Nepalis celebrate Teej vrat festival? and what is importance of festival? What is similarity and significance of Sindhi Teejri vrat festival and Punjabi Karva choth? What is Karva Choth? Who observes Karva Choth vrat pooja festival celebration? When is Karva choth in 2017, 2018, 2020, 2043 in India, Hong Kong and other countries? Sindhi Teejri vrat prayers are done by married ladies also the Karva Choth vrat. But Teejri vrat is also kept by spinster; whereas Punjabi Karva Choth (Karwa Chauth – Kark chaturthi) is observed by married ladies. Sindhi Teejri vrat is for ‘Suhag-bhag’, husband’s happy, healthy and ‘Suhag’s’ long-life; fortitude. Karva choth is also kept for husband. In 2017, Karva Chauth is on Sunday 8th October 2017. In 2018, Karwa Chauth is dated Saturday 27th October 2018. In 2020, Karva Chauth is on Wednesday 4th November 2020. In 2043, Karwa Chauth (Karka Chaturthi) Vrat pooja festival celebration is on Wednesday 21st October 2043 in India (Bharat) and Hong Kong. When is Purushottama masa in Samvat 2074-2075, Saake 1940 during year 2019? What is Purushottam masa – month? What is adhi masa? Which is adhik masa in 2020 and 2018? What are the dates of start of Purushottama masa? In 2018, Jyestha masa (month) is a Purushottam masa. When is Purushottam masa in Samvat 2076-2077, Saake 1942 during year 2020? In 2020, Ashwin masa – Asoo – Asu Jo Mahino is ‘Dharmau mahino’ (during month of September and October 2020, Friday 18th September – Friday 16th October) is a Purshottm masa in Vikram Samvat 2076-2077, Shalivahan Saake 1942 during year 2020.
In 2018, Haritalika Teej is on Wednesday 12th September.
In 2019, Haritalika Teej is on Sunday 1st September.
In 2020, Haritalika Teej is on Friday 21st August.
In 2027, Haritalika Teej is on Friday 3rd September.
In 2043, Haritalika Teej is on Sunday 6th September.
टीजड़ी जो व्रतु
गुरुवार १० आगस्ट २०१७ दी॒हुं
सावण जी ऊंधाई टीज तिथि
टीजड़ी जो व्रतु सावण जे ऊंधाईअ टीज याने टीं तिथि – तारीख ते, कुवारियूं (कुमारियूं) ऐं सुहागि॒णियूं टीजड़ीअ जो व्रतु रखन्दियूं आहिनि । व्रत वारियूं ब्राह्मण जे घर वञी सुबूह जो पींघे में टीजड़ी माता खे पूजा कंदियूं आहिनि । ऐं वरी संझा जो (शामजो) ब्राह्मण जे घर वञी आखाणी बु॒धी, चंड खे अरुगु॒ डे॒ई, व्रतु खोलींदियूं आहिनि । हीउ व्रतु सुहाग॒ लाऐ थींदो आहे । व्रतु रखण खां अगु॒वाट के असुर बि कंदियूं आहिनि । बो॒लियो टीजड़ी माता की जय ।
सिंधी टीजड़ी जो व्रतु सावण में २०१८, २०१९, २०२०, २०२७ में कद॒हिं कद॒हिं आहे?
टीजड़ी जो व्रतु सावण में : २०१८ में बु॒धर दी॒हुं २९ आगस्त ते आहे ।
टीजड़ी जो व्रतु २०१९ में आरतवार दी॒हुं १८ आगस्त ते आहे ।
टीजड़ी जो व्रतु वृहस्पति दी॒हुं ६ आगस्त २०२० ते आहे ।
२०२७ में टीजड़ी जो व्रतु सावण जे : जुमें दी॒हुं २० आगस्त २०२७ ते आहे ।
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ساوَڻ جي اونـڌاھـيِ ٽـيـج تِــٿ تي ڪُـنـواريـون ۽ سُھاڳِـڻـيـون ٽِـيجـڙيِءَ جـو وِرِتُ رکـنـديـون آھـن. وِرِتَ واريون بِـراھمڻ جـي گھر وڃيِ صُـبُـح جـو پـيـنگھي ۾ ٽيجڙيِ ماتا جـيِ پُـوڄا ڪنديون آھـن. وريِ سنجھا جـو بِراھمڻ جي گھر وڃيِ آکاڻيِ ٻُـڌيِ چـنـڊ کي اَرڳ ڏيئـي وِرِت کولينديـوُن آھن. ھيِءُ وِرِتُ سُھاڳ لاءِ ٿـيـنـدو آھي . ميـھـنـديِ ھـڻـنـديون آھـن. ڪي اَسُر ڪـنـديون آھـن.
جھوُلي لعل ٽِـپڻو جوريندڙ : شريِ ايشور پرسرام شرما ـ ايشور مھراج
Compiled by : Ishwar Maharaj – Pandit Ishwar Parsram Sharma
Acknowledgement : (Akhil Bharatvarshayut sukshma drishya ganitayutam) Shri Vanketeshwar Shatabdi Panchangam; Sanskrit English dictionary of Apteji, and M. William, Sindhi dictionary of Sri Parmanand Mewaram and other dictionaries and panchangs. Thanks to the Pujya Dada Kishinchand Jetley’s (alias Maharaj Kishinchand Topanlal Jetley) works and Sindhiology. Different sources of knowledge and to all who imparted knowledge such as Pujya Balchand M. Bharadwaj, Pujya Smt. Satidevi and Shri Ramchand K. Sharma, Pujya Ramchand Shandilya, Pujya Katyayanidutt A.Shandilya, Pujya Lachhmandas K. Sharma, Pujya Gagiram R. Sharma, Ramesh Parsram Sharma, Pujya Smt. And Shri Murlidhar D. Sharma and others not listed here. Also due thanks to my wife Pooja and son Jay.
CAUTIONARY NOTE : Parva-Patrika 2017/2018, Jhulelāl Tipno Panchāng (Almanac)/Calendar is given in good faith. No responsibility however can be ascribed to the compiler regarding contents of this Almanac. Compiler.
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