Reclaiming Teej

September 9, 2019 00:25 am

These past few days, Facebook has been colored with women adorned in bright saris to mark Teej, a widely celebrated festival in the Hindu hill communities. One also comes across a sizeable number of criticisms of the festival on the social media platform, mostly from men but also from women. In recent years, the festival is celebrated with much grandeur by women residing not just in the country but also abroad. Traditionally the festival is a three-day celebration: the first day is the day of feasting, the second of fasting and on the third day a ritualistic bathing takes place.

THE WEEK IN PICTURES

September 7, 2019 19:00 pm

The Week in Pictures for the week Sept 1- Sept 7, 2019.

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Monday evening reached Pashupatinath Temple to worship on the occasion of Teej festival.

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September 2, 2019 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: The Kathmandu District Administration Office has urged one and all to celebrate the Teej festival in a decent, disciplined, traditional and peaceful manner.

The video comprises of vibrant and colorful theme, creating scenes beautiful settings of Palpa and Sindhuli. Listening to the song, you can feel the modification of melodies from western region of the country.

Media person and documentary director, Ganesh Pandey has released new Teej song titled ‘Chura’. The song is sung by Sunita Adhikari and composed by Shiva Hamal.

Laxmi releases Teej song

July 14, 2019 13:14 pm

Laxmi Acharya, who is releasing teej songs every year, launched a new teej song ‘Phungalera Maiti Desh’ amid a special program organized in Kathmandu.

Changing times

September 14, 2018 08:59 am

You know Teej is around the corner when you start hearing new Teej songs on radio, TV, and even YouTube. If you ask young people about Teej today, they will tell you that it is all about drinking, eating, dancing, and having a good time. Yes, our women also need a break now and then and they need to have fun as well.

Teej takes

September 13, 2018 07:15 am

Hindu women observed Teej festival across the country on Wednesday by fasting, offering prayers at temples and dancing to popular teej songs. Here are some of the Teej moments captured on the premises of Pashupatinath Temple in the capital.

In pictures: Teej celebration at Pashupati

September 12, 2018 14:12 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The 'Teej' festival, also celebrated as the 'Haritalika', is being observed by Nepali Hindu women today throughout the country.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The 'Teej' festival, also celebrated as the 'Haritalika', is being observed by Nepali Hindu women today throughout the country.

Teej and impunity

September 12, 2018 01:30 am

Government and all of us need to work together to fight the prevailing criminality and impunity if we want a happy and prosperous family, the wish we make in Teej

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Three routes have been set for the devotees to enter the Pashupatinath temple premises on day of the Haritalika Teej tomorrow. The routes were determined in view of the sea of devotees on the day.

Gold in short supply ahead of Teej

September 10, 2018 02:30 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Gold is in short supply as the major festival season dawns nearer, jewelers say.

BANEPA, Sept 9: Around 300 people have fallen ill after attending a pre-Teej party organized by a cooperative in Kavre on Friday. They are suspected to have become ill due to food poisoning after consuming contaminated food and are currently receiving treatment at various hospitals of Kavre and Kathmandu.

Dar feast makes 300 ill in Panchkhal

September 8, 2018 18:36 pm

BANEPA, Sept 8 : Over 300 people have taken ill after attending a social feast held at Panchkhal municipality in Kavrepalanchowk.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Singer Mina Niraula’s ‘Ahileko Teej’ was launched on August 28 via YouTube. The song penned down by Shreesha Paudel was composed by Shanker Thapa. The singer has tried portraying the roles of the modern-day women beyond their household duties.

Mahila Srijansilta Kendra will be organizing the 17th Teej Festival and Trade Fair in coordination with Udhyami Nepal from August 23 to August 25 at Bhrikutimandap Exhibition Hall, Kathmandu. The fair mainly aims to promote the products of Nepali female entrepreneurs.

KATHMANDU, July 22: The video of Manju Poudel and Santu Thapa’s ‘Chamma Chamma’ was released this Friday. The video portrays the joys of women when their husbands come to dance along during the Teej fasting.

Happy Teej (Photo feature and Video)

August 24, 2017 12:21 pm

KATHMANDU, August 24: Female devotees have started thronging Pashupatinath Temple from today morning to celebrate Haritalika Teej festival.

ROLPA, August 24: Unlike every year, women living in the district headquarters and around Rolpa won't get the opportunity to gather and dance together to celebrate their greatest festival, Teej, this year.

JUMLA, August 23: Bimala Rawat, a resident of Tila -1, Jumla danced gracefully on the occasion of Teej last year on a recorded song.

Changing Trends in Teej Celebration

August 23, 2017 08:10 am

KATHMANDU, August 23: “Teejko lahar aayo bari lai                                         Teejko lahar aayo bari lai …”

Second edition of Teej Mahotsav begins

August 19, 2017 11:01 am

BAGLUNG, August 19: The second edition of Teej Mahotsav has began on Thursday. Mahila Udhami Bikash Samiti that is under Baglung Udhyog Banijya Sangh has organized the three- day Mahotsav. One could taste local food items in the festival along with that one can  buy the local handicraft displayed in the festival.

Redefining Teej

August 19, 2017 00:26 am

My 65-year-old Fupu never married but she has fasted since her childhood. She didn’t do so to get a good husband

Teej talks

August 18, 2017 19:34 pm

Every year we know that the Teej festival is near when we get to read about the new 'Teej' songs in the newspapers or hear new 'Teej' songs on radio or watch the video on TV and YouTube.

Teej talks

August 18, 2017 07:42 am

Every year we know that the Teej festival is near when we get to read about the new 'Teej' songs in the newspapers or hear new 'Teej' songs on radio or watch the video on TV and YouTube.

Obscene Teej songs worry Parajuli

August 16, 2017 12:07 pm

Folk singer Prajapati Parajuli expressed concern over the degrading quality of Nepali music and lyrics. Speaking at the 6th Sports and Teej Fest organized on Tuesday in Baglung, he shared that the Nepali music industry was in peril due to ignorance on the part of music professionals.

KATHMANDU: In a week after its release, singer Bhumika Giri’s new music video has already garnered more than 2,00,000 views on YouTube.

Teej devotees inundate Pashupati

September 4, 2016 20:57 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: Over 550,000 devotees had offered teej prayers to Lord Shiva at the Pashupatinath Temple by 6 pm on Sunday evening.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: The Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT) has claimed that this year festive celebration of Haritalika (Teej) at the Pashupatinath Temple is so far the most systematic and well-managed during the past 27 years.

Happy Teej! : Women throng Pashupatinath

September 4, 2016 14:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: Women devotees started thronging the Pashupatinath temple from as early as 3 am on Sunday for the celebration of Haritalika Teej festival.

Teej celebrated in Australia

September 4, 2016 04:00 am

AUSTRALIA, Sept 3: Nepali people living in Southport of Australia have celebrated the Hindu festival, Haritalika Teej.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Nepal Telecom (NT) has announced special data packs for its GSM prepaid users, targeting the upcoming Teej festival.

Nepal Republic Media celebrates Teej

August 31, 2016 12:23 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Nepal Republic Media Pvt. Ltd. organized a special program on the occasion of Teej at Dhobighat in Lalitpur on Tuesday

Teej and patriarchy

August 31, 2016 00:25 am

Being a woman or a man could have different implications when it comes to Teej budgeting