Karva Chauth 2017: Karva Chauth is one of the important festivals for married women in India. On this occasion, married Hindu women observe fast for the well-being of their husbands.
Karva Chauth 2017: Karva Chauth is one of the important festivals for married women in India. On this occasion, married Hindu women observe fast for the well-being of their husbands. Karva Chauth is also the time which welcomes the autumnal harvest in households of rural India, according to karvachauth2015images.com. On this day, married women offer prayer to Lord Shiva. Women break the fast only after completing the puja by offering prayers to the moon, according to NewsX report. During the puja, women offer water to the moon as a part of their prayer by holding an Atta Chani in another hand, as per the report.
Karva Chauth 2017: Puja Vidhi
The female members of every household follow every step of puja. Many families have their priests who give them the Karva Chauth 2017 Pooja Vidhi which the ladies follow with devotion and sincerity. Women keep the fast for a whole day. As per rituals, in the afternoon women sit in a circle with other neighbourhood women in other rituals, as per NewsX.
In the evening, after the moon rises, women look at the vessel filled with water. Then they turn towards their husband and see them through the Atta Chani. According to Hindu tradition, when the woman breaks her fast the first morsel is fed by their husband, as per NewsX report.
Karwa Chauth 2017: Puja Muhurat Timings
Date of Karwa Chauth 2017: October 8
The timings of Karwa Chauth Puja Muhurat would be between 06:16 pm to 07:30 pm
The timings of moonrise on Karva Chauth day would be 08:40 pm.
Karva Chauth 2017: Story (Katha)
According to one tale, a princess named Veeravati was married in her childhood. On her first Karva Chauth, she went to her parents’ house. After sunrise, she observed the fast. But she couldn’t hold the fast for long as she was too young and fragile, as per India TV report. The queen had seven brothers, who couldn’t see their sister famished and parched. With a trick, they decided to break her fast.
In the nearby hill, her brothers created an artificial fire and made her believe that it was moonlight. As soon as, the queen had her first morsel, her husband died according to legend, as per India TV report.