Karwa Chauth is the biggest festivals for women which are celebrated for one day on full moon also called as Purnima in the month of Kartika.
The day holds great value as the women are on fasting for long lives of their husbands and the fast doesn’t even allows drinking water. Previously Karwa Chauth was celebrated for the safety and long lives of soldiers but with modernity and change in the trend now the fast is kept for the husbands as well.
Women, who celebrate Karwa Chauth, look the festival as happiness and good status of wifehood as according to the Hindu Mythology some sacrifices led towards good results. The women sacrifice one day without food and water and they expect long lives and safety of their husbands in return.
The day is celebrated with great excitement with the company of other married women and relatives, they try to forget hunger and thrust in the companion of other fasting women. The preparation for this day is started one month prior and there are many things which are needed to be prepared and arranged.
Women go for shopping before the arrival and they dress like a new bride on this day, there is also special food preparation including many dishes made up of milk and other sweet edibles.
Karwa Chauth 2019
Every year comes with new excitement and new plans; there are many women who will be celebrating Karwa Chauth for the first time and hence they will be experiencing the new excitement. Karwa Chauth 2019 will be really special for the one who will celebrate it for the very first time.
Karwa Chauth pooja is done with a lot of rules and regulation and men also play very important role in this festival. After the whole day of fasting, men are the one who breaks the fast and feed their wives.
The modern trend includes fasting of Men too, it is not mandatory for all the Men to company their wives but these things depend on the mindset and choices of the men. We can see many Men fasting for their wives too on Karwa Chauth 2019.
Karwa Chauth is one of a widely celebrated festival of women and mostly celebrated in the northwestern part of India. The festival includes Karwa which means a small pot made up to mud and Chauth which means fourth. The complete breakdown meaning says fourth full moon of Kartika month.
Karwa Chauth 2019 Date
The date and times changes every year and Karwa Chauth 2019 date will be 17th of October, Thursday. The day will start with the sunrise and after sunrise, women can’t eat and drink anything as per the rules of Pooja.
The fast will end only when the full moon will be seen and women will see the moon from a transparent container and then they will see the face of their husband. After that Men will feed the women and this will comprise the Karwa Chauth.
In Karwa Chauth moon plays very important role as the fast can only be opened after the arrival of full moon but Karwa Chauth 2019 date also changes due to the position of moon, stars and planets.
Karwa Chauth Moon Time
As mentioned many times that moon plays very important role in Karwa Chauth and hence it is very important to know the time when moon will rise so that women can open their fast and plan accordingly.
The time changes as per the geographical locations, India is a huge nation and hence time of moonrise changes with the states.
Moonrise time (Chaand Nikalne ka Time):-
Karwa Chauth Puja Muhurat
17:46 to 19:02