Karwa Chauth 2016 Shubh Mahurat, Pooja Timings
Karwa Chauth is an Indian festival celebrated by Indian Married Women. It provides an opportunity to the married women to show their love and affection to their husbands. Karwa Chauth also signifies the sacrifice the Indian women make for the sake and prosperity of their husband and his family. Karwa Chauth is a festival of belief that the Indian women have on God and Karma. The festival is mainly celebrated for the safety and longevity of the husbands.
Indian married starts the preparation of the festival prior date. The preparation of Karwa Chauth includes designer Mehandi application on the hands of the women who are participating in the festival. A special dine is provided by their Mother in Law before the day of fast known as Sargi. Sargi includes Doodh Fenni and Mathri. It is believed that Sargi helps the women to stay without food and water for the whole day.
The Karwa Chauth is celebrated for a full day and the participating women have to fast for the whole day. After the sun sets and the beautiful night of the festival comes, the time to complete the fast arrives. The fasters sit in a circle with their Pooja Thalis a story of Karva Chauth is narrated. As the Moon appears in the sky Indian women wearing a beautiful Red/Pink Lehanga or Saree with all her Jewelries do the rituals to fulfill their wish. The women first look to the moon through a Chhalni and offers water to the Moon. Then the women hold decorated Pooja Thalis to their husband and completes the Pooja. Then after only the beloved husbands provide water and sweets to their loving wives and accomplish the Karwa Chauth fast. After that the wives have their complete meal.
Karwa Chauth Shubh Mahurat – 5:58 pm to 7:21 pm
Moon Rise on Karwa Chauth – 8:02 pm
Chaturthi Tithi Ends – 4:02 am on 19th October 2016
Happy Karwa Chauth to all Married Couples. May God fulfills with love and prosperity.
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