Karwa Chauth (also spelt as Karva Chauth) 2019 will be celebrated on Thursday, October 17. The festival celebrates the bond between a married couple. Over the years, wives have been observing a fast on this day praying for their husbands' long lives. In the past few years, husbands have also started observing this fast for their wives. Since the Karwa Chauth fast is observed till the moon rises, chand (moon) timings in different cities of India are significant to note on this day. In this article, we will look at the moonrise timings or chandrama timing for Karva Chauth in Delhi NCR. Karwa Chauth 2019 Date and Puja Timings: Karva Chauth Significance, Puja Vidhi And Celebrations Related to Hindu Festival For Married Women.
The festival of Karvachauth is celebrated with full fervour in North India. In Delhi, Gurugram, Noida, Faridabad and Ghaziabad, women dress up and get together on this day to chant the Karva Chauth Katha, the story of Rani Veeravati. The fast begins with the sargi eating ritual before sunrise and ends with moonrise, with worshipping the moon. In Delhi this year, the moonrise timing for October 17, 2019 is 8:16 pm.
List of Moonrise/Chandrama Timing in Delhi NCR on October 17, 2019:
Delhi Moon Rise Timing on Karvachauth 2019: 8:16 pm
Gurugram Moon Rise Timing on Karvachauth 2019: 8:17 pm
Faridabad Moon Rise Timing on Karvachauth 2019: 8:16 pm
Noida Moon Rise Timing on Karvachauth 2019: 8:17 pm
Ghaziabad Moon Rise Timing on Karvachauth 2019: 8:15 pm
The moonrise timing differs from city to city. Hence, the timings of fast ending on Karvachauth are also different in every city. When the moon rises, women and men, who have observed a full-day fast without food and water, offer water (ark) to the chandrama and pray for their spouse's long life. Log on to LatestLY to know timings of moonrise on Karva Chauth 2019 in your city. Karwa Chauth 2019: Ditch Presents! Things Husbands Can Do For Their Wives On Karva Chauth, DDLJ style!
According to the Hindu calendar, Karwa Chauth falls on the fourth day after the full moon in the month of Kartik. On this day, spouses don't just fast for each other, but also exchange gifts. Women also buy gifts for their mothers in law and daughters in law. LatestLY wishes all its readers a very Happy Karwa Chauth 2019!