Karwa Chauth (also spelt as Karva Chauth) is observed to celebrate the bond between a married couple. This year, Karwa Chauth will be celebrated on Thursday, October 17. On Karwa Chauth, married men and women observe a day-long fast and pray the long lives of their spouses. They give up food and water for a day and break the fast with moonrise. On this day, devotees residing in different cities look for chand (moon) timings. Scroll down to know the moonrise timings or chandrama timing for Karva Chauth in London. Karwa Chauth 2019 Moonrise Time Today Live: Moon Sighting Timings on Karva Chauth 2019 For Major Indian Cities.
Karwa Chauth was earlier celebrated to prayer for the long life of soldiers participating in the war. But now married men and women observe the Karva Chauth fast. They begin the fast with Sargi, a pre-sunrise meal. The fast is broken with moonrise. Married women break their day-long fast after seeing and worshipping the moon.
Moonrise/Chandrama Timing in London on October 17, 2019:
In London, the capital city of the United Kingdom, the moonrise timing for October 17, 2019, is 8:04 pm. The moonrise timing differs from city to city. Hence, the timings to break the Karwa Chauth fast are also different in every city. 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. LatestLY wishes all its readers a very Happy Karwa Chauth 2019!