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Karva Chauth 2017: Know the Importance of this Festival, Puja Timing, Puja Vidhi

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[Updated:06 October 2017 15:31]
Karva Chauth 2017: Know the Importance of this Festival, Puja Timing, Puja Vidhi

Karva Chauth 2017

Karwa Chauth is celebrated on 8th October, 2017

Karwa Chauth is one of the biggest festivals of Hindu religion. On Karwa Chauth one-day festival is celebrated in Northern India by Hindu married females. Married Females fast from sunrise to moonrise to pray for safety and long life of their husbands. Karwa Chath fast is traditionally observed mostly in the state like Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab. It falls on the 4th day after the full moon in the month of Kartik. For Unmarried females, karwa chath is also observe the fast to pray for the desired husbands or for their fiancés. "Karva Chauth is derived from two words, Karva means a small earthen pot of water and Chauth means fourth in Hindi. This festival corresponds to wheat-sowing time. The earthen pots in which wheat is stores is also known as Karvas. "
 
Karva Chauth 2017 Moonrise Timing Puja Muhurat 
 
Karva Chauth falls in the Kartik month of Hindu calendar, on the 4th day from full moon day. "This year, Karva Chauth fast is being observed on 8th October, Sunday. At 4:58 pm, Tritiya Tithi will end and at this time of the day, Chaturthi Tithi will begin". As per the astrologers, Moon will rise at 8:13 pm. On 9th October, Chaturthi will end at 2:17 pm.
For the Puja vidhi before the moonrise, married ladies gather together under the same roof, dress up in a red suhaag saree and celebrate the festival together. "Karva Chauth story is also heard on this day before the moonrise."  After this, "women pray to Goddess Parvati and pass on their Karva seven times. Dessert, puri and other cuisines are offered to God."  In Karwa Chath day if you do not have group of people then you can be performed puja either alone also. 
 
On the day of Karva Chauth fast, Married Hindu Women should not be given milk, rice or any white coloured cloth. It is considered inauspicious. Also, women should never disrespect their elders, especially on this day. 
 
Note- Dear Women, Don’t forget to worship Goddess Gauri on th e day of Karva Chauth