Karwa Chauth (also spelt as Karva Chauth) 2019 is being celebrated on Thursday, October 17 and fortunately, the moon is sighted in various parts of India. Karwa Chauth ka chand also known as Chauth ka chand or chandrama has been visible in some parts of the country having women break their fast as per the rituals. Moonsighting timings are highly searched in India. For those who don't know, Karwa Chauth commemorates the bond between a married couple. On Karwa Chauth, wives observe fast seeking prosperity and long life of their husband. They shun food and water until the moon rises. Therefore, chand (moon) timings in different cities of India are significant to note on this day. Scroll down to know the moonrise timings or chandrama timing for Karva Chauth 2019 in Mumbai. Moonrise Timing for Karwa Chauth 2019 in Bengaluru: When Will Karva Chauth Chandrama be Seen on October 17 in The Karnataka Capital?
The fast on Karwa Chauth is widely observed by married women in North India. The festival was earlier celebrated as a prayer for the long life of soldiers participating in the war. On this day, married women dress up and get together to chant the Karva Chauth Katha, the story of Rani Veeravati. To begin the fast, women take a meal before sunrise, which is called Sargi. They break the fast with moonrise. Some men also keep fast for their spouses.
When Will Karva Chauth Chandrama be Seen on October 17 in Mumbai?
In Mumbai, the moonrise timing for October 17, 2019, is 8:51 pm. The moonrise timing differs from city to city. Hence, the timings of fast ending on Karva Chauth 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 observe fast for each other as well as 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!