Karwa Chauth – 4th November 2020
Karwa Chauth, this year will be celebrated on 4th November, 2020. According to some of the most prominent astrologers in India following Muhurat is found out:
Karwa Chauth Puja Muhurat- 17:29 to 18:48
Chaturthi tithi will Begins on- 03:24 (4th November)
Chaturthi tithi will End on- 05:14 (5th November)
Though according to the Hindu religion, some Mythological texts, Shastras and so. The Hindu calendar advices some festival or ritual that should be performed every month in order to live a peaceful, happy, long life. Out of all of these festivals, the fast that is most crucial for all the married women, falls in the month of Kartik on Krishna Paksh Chaturthi. Therefore, it is called the Karva Chauth and the believers of Hindus religion firmly believes that if a married woman fast on this day, it will strongly help in prolonging the life of their husbands and also helps in bringing the happiness in the family. Moreover, now a days most of the unmarried girls also keep this fast in order to pray and wish for a good husband.
How it is celebrated?
Thus, festival is celebrated by majority of the Hindus all over India and some other parts of the world as well, but is more popular in these Indian States Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, and Madhya Pradesh and so on. Therefore, while during the day of the Karva Chauth, all the women who keeps the fast passes their day by listening to some mythological stories, till the sun sets, they all wait very anxiously for the moon to appear. Although when the moon is sighted, all the terraces of houses are a spectacle in themselves. All those women who kept the fast during the whole day for the long life of their husband, they after sighting and worshipping the moon, take their first bite of the food for the day from their beloved husband’s hand. Well, this fast thus becomes a quite romantic festival, it symbolizing the love between the husband and the wife. Though the fast on Karva Chauth starts before the sunrise that is around 4 AM and it is broken only when the moon is first sighted. All the woman who kept fast eats “sargi’ before sunrise which is given to her by her mother in law and during the day wears bridal attire. On this day women listen to a Karva Chauth story and worshipped Lord Shiva, his consort wife Parvati and Lord Ganesh.
Normally, this fast is kept by married women for around 12 or 16 consecutive years after their marriage. But if she wants, she can keep this fast for lifelong. In Hindus religion people believes that no other fast can equals this where praying for longevity of husband is as far