Karva Chauth, it is an annual one-day festival celebrated by Hindu and some Sikh women in North India and parts of Pakistan in which married women fast from sunrise to moonrise for the safety and prolonged existence of their husbands.
Indian Women breaks their fast by the sight of Her husband. Once the moon is visible, it is mandatory for a fasting woman to view its reflection in a vessel filled with water, through a riddle. And even Bollywood is not behind in increasing the popularity of this festival.
According to customs, the who observes the fast must strictly follow it from sunrise to sunset, and until moon rise must not eat or drink. The observers of this vrat sometimes, do not even have a sip of water throughout the day.
Karwa Chauth 2019 will be celebrated in India on October 17, Thursday. It is a one-day festival that is celebrated by Hindu women exactly four days (hence the word chauth from chautha din) after the full moon night in the Kartika month of Hindu calendar.
all eyes will eagerly wait for the Moon to shine. Karwa Chauth is a festival which signifies the day of love, longevity,well-being, respect and trust towards your beloved.
Karva Chauth- Moon Rise Time
Karwa Chauth 2019 will be celebrated in India on October 17,
Karwa Chauth puja timings: As per Drikpanchang, Karwa Chauth puja will start at 5:46 pm and end at 7:02pm. The Karwa Chauth Puja Muhurat or the auspicious time will last 1 hour 16 minutes.
Karwa Chauth fasting or Upvasa time: 6:27am to 8:16pm.
Moonrise time on the day of Karwa Chauth: 8:16pm
Chaturthi Tithi starts at 6:48 am on October 17, 2019
Chaturthi Tithi ends at 7:29 am on October 18, 2019
करवा चौथ व्रत कथा और पूजन विधि | karva Chauth Vrat Katha Aur Pujan Vidhi
चन्द्रोदय समय (Karwa Chauth Puja Timings)
Moon sighting and puja
In the evening, they await the moon rise, meanwhile singing and chanting bhajans. Once they see the moon through a ‘chalni’, malmal cloth, or sieve, they offer water to the Lord Moon. They end their fasts after the praying to the moon and seeking its blessings for the long life and welfare of their husbands, by drinking water from their spouse’s hand.
What should be there in a Karwa Puja Thali
During earlier times, usually the images of Ganesh and Gauri Mata were made in cow dung. These days, women purchase the idols at the shop. After performing a Ganesh puja, and Gauri aarti, they light an earthen lamp in their thalis. Offerings such as sindhoor, rice and incense sticks are kept in the thali. They hold the thalis in their hands and adore themselves in all nice jewellery and make ups. They sit in rapt attention listening to the Karwa Chauth Vrat Katha.