Married Hindu women sighted moon in Mumbai, Delhi-NCR and most parts of North India where Karva Chauth fast is mainly observed. It is considered to be one of the most sacred traditions for married Hindu women. Happy Karva Chauth!

The moon is now visible in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra. Those who observed Karva Chauth fast can now break it. Happy Karwa Chauth!

The moon is sighted in most of the parts of North India. However, residents of Mumbai are yet to sight the moon on Karva Chauth. Stay connected with us to get instant update on moonrise in Mumbai and others parts of Maharashtra.

Women broke their Karva Chauth fast in Uttarakhand's Dehradun after sighting the moon through a sieve. The moon was also visible in parts of Delhi-NCR, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and West Bengal.

In Delhi, Noida and Faridabad, the moon was sighted at 7:55 pm on Karva Chauth. In Gurugram, the moon was sighted at 7:57 pm.

The moon is sighted in severals parts of Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. In Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow, the moon rose at 7:43 pm on Karwa Chauth or Karva Chauth. In Agra, the moon was sighted at 7:55 pm, and it was visible at 7:47 in Bareilly.

For those who observed Karva Chauth fast, the moon is expected to rise shortly in North India. Meanwhile, the moon has risen in West Bengal's Kolkata.

In Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow, the moon will rise at 7:43 pm on Karwa Chauth or Karva Chauth. In Agra, the moon will be sighted at 7:55 pm, and it will be visible at 7:47 in Bareilly.

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New Delhi, October 27: Married Hindu women in India observe a day-long fast on Karva Chauth four days after Purnima (a full moon) in the month of Kartika (October). Karva Chauth (Karwa Chauth) fast is observed by women for a long life of their husbands. Prior to breaking fast, women witness moon rising (Chandrodaya) through a sieve and then look at their husbands. Catch live updates on Karva Chauth (Karwa Chauth) moon rising or Chandrodaya in different parts of the country.

On Karwa Chauth, married women skip food and water for the day and pray for longevity and well-being of their husbands. There are two beliefs about looking at the moon through a sieve before breaking the Karwa Chauth (Karva Chauth) fast. In north India, women wear a ghoongat whenever they are in front of elderly people as a mark of respect. It is beleived, women use the sieve to cover their face to pay their respects. Karwa Chauth 2018 Moonrise Timings in Mumbai Today: Know When Karwa Chauth Chand Will Appear in the Cities of Maharashtra.

According to the second popular belief, when women worship the moon on Karwa Chauth, they also seek blessings. The sieve helps in filtering out only the good blessings. The term Karwa Chuath derives from two words, ‘Karwa’, which means earthen pot and ‘Chauth’ means ‘fourth’ in Hindi. The fast which is being observed on Karwa Chuath is called nirjala. Karwa Chauth 2018 Moonrise Timings in Delhi, Faridabad, Noida, Gurugram Today: Know When Karva Chauth Chand Will Appear in the Cities of NCR.

For those who will observe the Karwa Chauth fast in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain, the moon will rise at 8:11 pm today. In Indore, the moon is expected to rise at the same time. Residents of Bhopal would be able to spot the moon rise at 8:04 pm. In Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow, the moon will rise at 7:43 pm on Karwa Chauth. In Agra, the moon will be sighted at 7:55 pm. The moon will be visible at 7:47 in Bareilly. Stay connected with us to get live updates on Karwa Chauth (Karva Chauth) moonrise timings of other cities.