Karva Chauth


 Karva Chauth

Karva Chauth is a divine festival celebrated by Hindu women in some areas of India, which is celebrated four days after the full moon in the month of Kartik. Like many Hindu festivals, Karva Chauth is based on the lunar calendar, which mentions all astronomical positions, especially the lunar positions, used as a mark for calculating important dates.

 Karva Chauth, Karva Chauth kab hai
 Karva Chauth


On Karva Chauth, married women, especially in northern India, fast from sunrise to moonrise for the safety and longevity of their husbands. The fast of Karva Chauth is traditionally safe, Prayagraj Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jabalpur, Haryana , Celebrated as Atala Tara in Punjab, Delhi and Andhra Pradesh.

 Karva Chauth
 Karva Chauth


The festival falls on the fourth day after the full moon in the Hindu lunar calendar month of Kartik. Historically, Karwa Chauth was celebrated as a prayer for the long life of soldiers in battle, and today in detail mentions the long life of a married husband.


 Karva Chauth  Karva Chauth kab hai
 Karva Chauth


Karvachauth means Karva (a small earthen pot of water) and Chauth means 'fourth'
The reference to the fact that the festival falls on the fourth day of the dark fortnight of the month of Kartik, or Krishna Paksha, is celebrated in North India. One hypothesis is that military operations were often carried out by men in distant places, leaving women often to leave their husbands and children to go to war. His wives often prayed for his safe return.

 Karva Chauth, Karva Chauth kab hai
 Karva Chauth


A few days before Karwachauth, married women will buy new Karwa (spherical pottery) - 7 "-9" in diameter and 2-3 liters capacity and paint them externally with beautiful designs. Inside, they will wear bangles and ribbons, homemade candies and sweets, makeup accessories and red clothes. The women then used to visit each other on the day of Karva Chauth and exchange these taxa.



According to Hindu scriptures, mythological texts and scriptures in India, every month there is a fast, some festival, festival, etc. But the fast that is observed on the Chaturthi of Krishna Paksha of Kartik month is of great importance to women. it happens. Actually, Karva Chauth is fasted on this day. It is believed that if Suhagin women keep fast on this day, then their husband's life is long and their household life starts to be pleasant. Although people of Hinduism believe in this festival with great fanfare all over India, but in North India especially Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, etc., this day is a different sight.

 Karva Chauth, Karva Chauth kab hai
 Karva Chauth


Marriage eyes become desperate for the moon. The view of the roofs of houses is also worth seeing when the moon comes out. In fact, after fasting for the long life of her husband all day, she opens her fast by eating a morsel from the hands of her moon after seeing the glowing moon in the sky. The fast of Karvachauth starts just before 4 am in the morning, and the fast is opened only after Chandradarshan at night. Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati and Lord Shri Ganesh are worshiped on this day and the story of Karvachauth Vrat is heard. Normally, this fast is done continuously for 12 or 16 years after marriage, but married people can keep this fast for a lifetime as per their wish. It is believed that there is no better fast for the long life of her husband.
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