With the moonrise in Jharkhand, women were seen breaking their fast and performing Karwa Chauth rituals. See visuals from Ranchi.
In Odisha, women were seen performing rituals and breaking their fast upon sighting of the moon. Check visuals from Bhubaneswar.
Cloudy skies and heavy rainfall have made it difficult for fasting women on the day of Karwa Chauth today as the moon sighting is delayed way beyond the actual time. Some married women saw the moon on a video call and then broke their day-long fast with the help of their families and friends who sighted the moon in different cities.
In Delhi NCR, where heavy rains have halted the moon sight, all Vratees (people keeping fast) including us, have been forced to break the fast of #KarwaChauth through virtual moon darshan. Who knew that now moon had also to be watched over video calls😃
Sharing Moon Pic for all😊 pic.twitter.com/HQhCYyptky— Mayank Mohanka (@MohankaMayank) October 24, 2021
Karwa Chauth moon not sighted in Bengaluru in Karnataka. Couples wait patiently outdoors to get a glimpse of the moon and break their fast.
It’s Karwa Chauth today but the moon is absent in the Bangalore skies. I stepped out and witnessed dozens of couples waiting patiently outdoors to get a glimplse and break their fast. Really makes one appreciate the deep rooted culture of our civilization.— Shreyas Patro (@Shreyas_Patro) October 24, 2021
Karwa Chauth moon has been sighted in Agra and Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh. Married women who have been fasting for the entire day can now break their fast by seeing the moon and consuming water and food.
Moon has not been sighted as yet in Delhi-NCR and most parts of North India. Fasting women will still have to wait a little more to break their day-long fast. Heavy rainfall and cloudy skies have disrupted the moon-sighting timings in the national capital and the surrounding regions.
Karwa Chauth Moon has been sighted in Agra in Uttar Pradesh. Fasting women can now break the day-long fast after sighting the moon.
After the Karwa Chauth moon was sighted in Assam's Guwahati, women were seen celebrating the festival with great enthusiasm and gusto.
The Karva Chauth 2021 moon is now visible in Mumbai. It is that of the year when married women from the Hindu community fast from sunrise till sunset. After sighting the moon now, they will consume water and pray for the long lives of their husband. The festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm in Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, Punjab, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, and Madhya Pradesh.
Karwa Chauth is being celebrated across India today, on October 24. Women are eagerly waiting for the moonrise because as per tradition, women can break their fasts only after seeing the moon. However, owing to heavy rainfall in parts of North India, moon sighting will be a little difficult today. Check How to Break the Fast If Chandrama Is Not Visible on Karva Chauth?
New Delhi, October 24: The festival of Karwa Chauth is celebrated by married women every year. This year, Karwa Chauth is being celebrated on Sunday, i.e. October 24. The women fast the entire day and eat only after moonrise. This is why the moonrise timings are very important on Karwa Chauth. We, at LatestLY, bring you the Karwa Chauth 2021 Chand timings of Delhi, Amritsar, Gurugram and other cities of India. Karva Chauth 2021: What is Karwa Chauth Sargi Thali? Items To Include In It and Their Significance.
The festival is on the fourth day after Purnima (a full moon) in the month of Kartika, according to the lunisolar calendar. Women observe fast on this day, for a long and healthy life of their husband. Notably, the moonrise timings vary in the different cities across the country. Karwa Chauth 2021 Chand Timings: Know October 24 Moon Rise Time In Delhi, Mumbai, Amritsar, Gurugram And Other Cities Of India.
The festival is mainly celebrated in the Northern states of India, including Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana. Women observe fast without even drinking water for the entire day. On Karwa Chauth, women consume food only before sunrise. This meal is given to them by their mothers-in-law. It is called Sargi.
Chaturthi Tithi for Karwa Chauth 2021 begins at 03:01 am on October 24 and will go on till 05:43 am on October 25. This year, the moonrise for Karwa Chauth 2021 is expected to be at 08:46 pm. The Karwa Chauth Puja will be conducted between 06:09 pm to 07:24 pm on October 24. After puja, Arghya is offered to the moon at night, and the husband finally feeds the wife.