Karwa Chauth, which is the most loved festival for Hindu married women, is just a day away. The day is celebrated on Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi (fourth day) of the Kartik month and according to the Georgian calendar the festival is celebrated in the month of October – November. 


 On this day, a married woman observes fast for the long life of their husbands. The day holds a special place in the lives of newly-married women. The fast starts from sunrise and ends after moonrise, till then women do not eat or drink anything. 


Karwa Chauth 2021: Date and Timings


Date: This year, the auspicious festival would be celebrated on October 24, 2021 (Sunday), as the Chaturthi tithi would start from 3:01 am (October 24) and would end on 5:43 am (October 25). 


Time: The fast will be observed between 6.36 am and 8.36 pm on Sunday. It will last for a period of 14 hours and 15 minutes.


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Karwa Chauth 2021: Moon Rise


It is expected that the moon would rise at 8:07 pm on the day of Karwa Chauth. 


Karwa Chauth 2021: Puja Muhrat, Puja Vidhi and Puja Samaghari


Puja Muhrat: The subh puja murat would last for 1 hour and 16 minutes, as it would fall between 5:43 pm and 6:59 pm. 


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Puja Vidhi: The day starts with a bath and a morning meal, known as sargi, which is offered by mother-in-law and includes sweets and dry fruits. After having sargi, women take the pledge to fast for the well-being of their husbands. In the evening, women perform puja during the puja muhurat. To perform puja, women sit in a circle and read the Katha and exchange their puja thalis and break the fast after moonrise.


Puja Samaghari: Women must have – lamp, cotton wick, an oil lamp, hoop, flowers, sweets, Roli, Incense sticks, an earthen pot, Roll, dhoop, sindoor, Chandan, Haldi, honey, sugar, milk, water, curd, ghee, and Kapur, to perform puja on Karwa Chauth.  


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