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Karwa Chauth Festival of North India

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Post By : Rainrays At 2011-01-16 23:32:45

Name of Festival : Karwa Chauth Festival


Major Territory of Celebration
Karwa Chauth Festival is celebrated specially a North Indian festival but now, is being celebrated across the country.


Time of celebration (Months)
The festival falls on the fourth day after the full moon, in the Hindu lunisolar calendar month of Kartik . This festival falling in the month of October


About Festival
Karwa Chauth is an important festival for married women .This festival is also known as Dussehra and Navratre in some regions of India. It is celebrated nine days before Diwali.


Fast of Karwa Chauth
On this day all married women observes fast that ensures the well-being, prosperity and longevity of their husbands and eventually partake of food and water only after spotting the moon.


All the married women are dressup like bridal.The designe the henna on their hand.Newly wedded brides get beautifully wrapped baskets with the sargai (the food to be eaten before sunrise) from their mothers-in-law.Traditionally the newly wed woman spent the day before the fast in her mother’s house and came to her mother-in-law’s house only on the day of Karva Chauth.


In the evening, all the married women gather together at a common place to perform all the rituals of Karwa Chauth festival. A small area is prepared for the ceremony that can be performed in any part of the house as well as in the open.


Sometimes, unmarried women observe the fast for their fiances or desired husbands


This festival encourage people to gather and socialize with friends and family, exchange gifts and share home-cooked meals.Karva Chauth is very much a social and seasonal festival as it is a religious affair. Karwa Chauth is an occasion when husband and wife make their relation better


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Time of celebration (Month) Ganga Dashami Festival is falls on the tenth day of the second fortnight of Jyaistha (May-June).


Major Territory of Celebration Ganga Dashami Festival is celebrated in Madhya Pradesh.


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