Sindoor Tritiya 2016

Sindoor Tritiya, Sindhur Teej, Sindhara Teej, Sowbhagya Teej, Gauri Teej, is observed on the third day of Navratri Durga Puja festival. In 2016, Sindoor Tritiya date is October 4.

Sindoor Teej is mainly celebrated in North Indian states like Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, etc..

As it falls on third day of Navratri, Chandraghanta Navdurga is worshipped. The main ritual of Sindoor Tritiya is – offering Sindoor (Kumkum / Vermillion powder) to the Goddess.

Suvasini Puja is also observed on Maha Tritiya day in many parts of India where Suvasini (Sumangali) women are assumed as Goddesses and worshipped.

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