Kajli Teej, also spelled as ‘Kajari Teej’ is celebrated with full joy and livelyhood at Bundi. Different from Teej Festival in other parts of Rajasthan, Kajli Teej festival starts from third day of Bhadra Hindu month and mainly celebrated for 2 days but celebrations and joy continues till Janmashtami.
Goddess Uma is workshpped on Kajli Teej and on this occasion womans wears colourful traditional dresses with Mehendi and bangles. As Teej is dedicated to the monsoon and the union of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, young girls dress in colourful traditional attire sings songs and swings from the trees. Married womans pray for the happy married life.
Kajli Teej begins with a huge and long procession of the Goddess. A popular local fair also held in the Kumbha stadium which is a best place to see and shop arts and handicrafts. Artisans fron far rural areas join the fair to sell their handicrafts. First two days of the fair is dedicated to the folk instrument “Algoza” recital competition.
Kajali Teej Fair Dates in 2014: 12 August 2014