Karwa Chauth is considered as one of the most auspicious festivals for married women in India. The festival which symbolises love, devotion and dedication, is being celebrated across the nation on Saturday. On this day, women observed an all day fast for their husband's long life. This festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm and falls on the fourth day after Purnima (Full Moon), which is Krishna Paksha Chaturthi. Karva Chauth Katha Video And Lyrics in Hindi And Punjabi.

Karva Chauth Festival is observed on the fourth day after the Full moon night (Purnima). On this important day, women observed a nirjala fast (without food and water), praying for the long lives of their husbands. On this propitious day, some unmarried women also observe this fast to get a good life partner. This is one of the most popular festivals in the northern region of India including Uttar Pradesh, New Delhi, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab. Karwa Chauth 2018 Significance: Know The History, Puja Muhurat, Vidhi and Mantra For The Festival.

Take a look at the moonrise timing in Chennai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad:

  1. In Chennai, the moon will be sighted at 19:17 hours (7:17 pm) on October 27.
  2. In Bengaluru, the moon will be sighted at 19:28 hours (7:28 pm).
  3. In Hyderabad, the moon will be sighted at 19:19 hours (7: 19 pm).

Karwa Chauth Katha: Story of Rani Veeravati:

The name Karwa Chauth is derived from the two Sanskrit word, 'Karwa', which means earthen pot and 'Chauth' which means 'fourth' in Hindi. Women break their fast by sighting the moon and performing puja. While breaking the fast, women look at their husband through a sieve while performing the traditional rituals. The husband breaks the fast of their wives by offering them water and food.

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