Moonrise Timing for Karwa Chauth 2019 in Uttar Pradesh: When Will Karva Chauth Chandrama Be Seen on October 17 in Lucknow, Kanpur and Agra
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Moonrise Timing for Karwa Chauth 2019 in Uttar Pradesh: Karwa Chauth or Karva Chauth is a one-day festival celebrated by Hindu women in India. In 2019, Karva Chauth will be celebrated on October 17. The festival, which is majorly celebrated in northern India, falls on the fourth day after the full moon purnima (a full moon) in the month of Kartika, which is October. It must be noted that the dates may differ every year according to the Gregorian calendar. On this day, the married women fast from sunrise to moonrise for the safety and longevity of their husbands. In this article, we will look at the moonrise timing on October 17 in major cities of Uttar Pradesh like Lucknow, Kanpur and Agra. Chandrama Darshan is an all-important ritual of Karwa Chauth and this is why moonrise time on Karwa Chauth 2019 is so very crucial for the fasting ladies to know. Moonrise Timing for Karwa Chauth 2019 in Chandigarh: When Will Karva Chauth Chandrama Be Seen on October 17 in Chandigarh.

The Karva Chauth fast is traditionally celebrated in the states of Rajasthan, Prayagraj Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Jabalpur, Haryana, Punjab, Delhi among others. According to history, Karva Chauth was celebrated as a prayer for the long life of soldiers in the war, and by extension today refers to the long life of a married husband. The fasting of Karwa Chauth is strict and observed without taking any food or even a drop of water after sunrise till the sighting of the moon in the night. Karwa Chauth 2019 Date and Puja Timings: Karva Chauth Significance, Puja Vidhi And Celebrations Related to Hindu Festival For Married Women.

In the northern states of India especially in Lucknow, Kanpur and Agra, women are decked up in new clothes and come together on this day to chant the Karva Chauth Katha, the story of Rani Veeravati. According to tradition, the Karva Chauth fast begins with the sargi eating ritual (before sunrise) and ends with moonrise. Married women break their day-long fast after seeing and worshipping the moon. Moonrise Timing for Karwa Chauth 2019 in Punjab: When Will Karva Chauth Chandrama Be Seen on October 17 in Amritsar, Jalandhar And Patiala.

List of Moonrise/Chandrama Timing in Lucknow, Kanpur and Agra on October 17, 2019:

Lucknow Moon Rise Timing on Karvachauth 2019: 8:04 pm

Kanpur Moon Rise Timing on Karvachauth 2019: 8:07 pm

Agra Moon Rise Timing on Karvachauth 2019: 8:16 pm

The Pooja Mahurat for Karwa Chauth will begin at 06:53 PM to 08:13 PM on Thursday, October 17, 2019. The Karwa Chauth day is also known as Karak Chaturthi. Karwa or Karak refers to the earthen pot through which water offering, known as Argha made to the moon. Karwa, i.e. the pot, is very significant during Puja and it is also given as Dan to the Brahmin or any eligible woman.

Indians settled all across the world whose family had a tradition of following Karwa Chauth would also celebrate this festival with great fervour. On the day of Karwa Chauth, married women worship Lord Shiva and His family including Lord Ganesha and break the fast only after sighting and making the offerings to the moon.