Karva Chauth or Karwa Chauth is celebrated by married Hindu woman. Karva Chauth 2017 will be celebrated on 8th October 2017. The festival falls during the Krishna Paksha Chaturthi in the month of Kartik as per the Hindu calendar. The festival is mainly celebrated by women from northern part of India.Karwa Chauth 2017 – Details
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.According to Hindu scripture Vratraj, the best time to perform Karwa Chauth Puja is during Sandhya time which starts after sunset. After the moon rises, women should worship God Chandra and after making offering to him should break the fast.
Karwa Chauth 2017 Muhurat is the exact duration of time within which puja can be performed. The whole duration for Karwa Chauth 2017 Pooja on 8th of October is 1 hour and 14 mins. The Chaturthi Tithi begins on the 8th of October on 04:58 PM and the Chaturthi Tithi ends on the 9th of October on 02:16 PM.• the timing of Karwa Chauth puja would start at 5.49 PM.
• the timing of Karwa Chauth puja would end at: 7:03 PM.
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.Moonrise Time
Women in Northern India, especially in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab observe dusk to dawn Karva Chauth fast for their husbands. It is a custom for the women to wake up early in the morning before sunrise, that is around 4-5 am, and eat a plateful of savouries and sweets so as to keep going throughout the day without water and food.
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