Karwa Chauth is a special day for married Indian women. Karwa Chauth, a celebration of rendering, love, and unwavering trust between a husband and a wife. It is otherwise called Karak Chaturthi. It is a big day in the Hindu calendar, which represents the never-ending bond of wedded couples. It falls on the (Full moon) Krishna Paksha Chaturthi in the month of Kartik. It is celebrated only nine days before the Diwali celebration. The most anticipated Hindu celebration Karwa in 2020 will be celebrated on 4th November (Wednesday).
On this day, married Hindu ladies keep a day-long fast for the prosperity of their husbands. New jewellery, Mehendi, colourful bangles and dressing up are a major part of Karwa Chauth. In spite of the fact that Karwa Chauth is celebrated all over India, it is for the most part celebrated in Northern states like Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, and so on Additionally, there is an incredible importance of celebrating Karwa Chauth by keeping an entire day fast for the longevity of husbands. On Karwa Chauth day, married ladies fast from sunrise to moonrise and break their fast simply subsequent to sighting and making the offerings to the moon. Karwa Chauth fast is strict and ladies don't consume any food or even a drop of water after sunrise till the sighting of the moon in the night.
Karwa Chauth Rituals
On this day, ladies wear bright and new clothes, particularly Indian. They rise early and perform sargi rituals, during which ladies have to eat before sunrise. Sargi is typically given by the mother-in-law. It contains fruits, desserts, clothes, jewellery and so on. The Karwa, the pitcher which is of most extreme significance in the Puja. Subsequent consuming it, the ladies observe the fast for the entire day till the moon is sighted. During the day, the ladies apply Mehendi on hands, which has now become a famous tradition. At night, ladies wearing their traditional dress and jewellery sit all together and the Karwa Chauth Katha is narrated. After praying to the goddess for their husband's prosperous life, the ladies wait for the moon to rise. After the moon is sighted a lady sees it through a strainer with a Diya placed on it. After that, she sees her husband, who later helps her break her fast by making her drink water and offering her desserts.
Karwa Chauth 2020: Day, Date, And Time or Puja Muhurat
The Puja Muhurat of Karwa Chauth depends on the moon rise. Hence, in different cities/locations, its Puja may vary. But, normal Puja Muhurat and time are;
1. Karwa Chauth Date: Wednesday, 4 November 2020
2. Karwa Chauth Puja Muhurat: 05:34 PM to 06:52 PM
3. Puja Muhurat Duration: 01 Hour 18 Minutes
4. Karwa Chauth Fast Time: 06:35 AM to 08:12 PM
5. Moonrise On Karwa Chauth Day: 08:12 PM
6. Chaturthi Tithi Begins: 03:24 AM on 4 November 2020
7. Chaturthi Tithi Ends: 05:14 AM on 5 November 2020
This festival has a unique place in the heart of the individuals who love their life partner and want to protect them from each problem.