5 August 2016
Students and staff of Gian Jyoti Institute of Management and Technology celebrated the festival of Teej at its campus.
The festival of Teej basically is celebrated to welcome the monsoon season by girls and women with songs, dances and prayer rituals. The monsoon festival of Teej is primarily dedicated to Goddess Parvati and her union with Lord Shiva. The festivals celebrate the bounty of nature, arrival of clouds and rain, greenery and birds with social activity, rituals and cultural.
The women on this day include dancing, singing getting together with friends and telling stories, dressing up with henna-coloured hands and feet, colorful clothes, sharing festive food and swings under trees.
In Punjab festival of Teej is known as “Teeyan” which is dedicated to onset of the monsoon. This festival is celebrated about 13 days. As a part of this celebration the Gian Jyoti students took initiative and celebrated this festival at its campus.