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Karwa Chauth Celebrations Warm Up In Kanpur

Karwa Chauth celebrations warm up in Kanpur - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Hrishika Gupta, newly married girl living in Kidwai Nagar (Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh) is anxious, a day ahead of Karwa Chauth as she could not manage to book sittings for her beauty treatment. Likewise many married women in the city have been scurrying to markets and making beelines outside parlours in preparation for Karwa Chauth, the day when every woman wants …

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Karwa Chauth Significance in Hindu Culture

Karwa Chauth Significance: Hindu Culture & Significance

In India, the ritual of marriage is considered to be the ultimate ritual of life. Here tying knots means promising a companionship of seven lives. In a country with intricate rituals and customs, it is believed that there is nothing more pious and stronger than the relationship of marriage. Married women is said to be the companion of their better …

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Karwa Chauth: Maiden Fasting – Hindu Culture

Karwa Chauth: Maiden Fasting - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Marriage and Karwa Chauth are not knotted together anymore. The ceremony, that was once the signature of the married ones and meant to protect a woman’s suhaag or her husband, is now being celebrated by unmarried women too. 20-year-old Rati Sharma, a professional, says that she finds a lot of ‘satisfaction’ when she prays for her boyfriend’s long life. “It …

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Karwa Chauth Rituals: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Karwa Chauth Rituals: Hindu Culture & Tradition

The cultural diversity of India has paved the way to the celebration of a number of festivals. One of the prominent festivals of the north and north western parts of India is Karwa Chauth. Popularly referred to as a ladies-only festival, Karva Chauth is equally important for the husbands, because their wives especially dedicate the entire day in their remembrance, …

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Karwa Chauth Mehndi: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Karwa Chauth Mehndi: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Karwa Chauth is an important festival for married women, dedicated to their husband’s long life and prosperity. The rituals start one day before the festival, when the mother-in-law gives ‘sargi’ to her daughter-in-law. Sargi consist of mehndi, sindoor, bindi, red ribbon, coconut, saviya, sweets, almonds, etc. Henna or mehndi forms an important part of Karva Chauth and applying it on …

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Karwa Chauth Katha: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Karwa Chauth Katha: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Karwa Chauth is celebrated with gusto by Hindu married women in the north and north western parts of India. It is a special day for them, because they pray for the longevity of their husband and seek blessings of Goddess Gauri to have a blissful married life. Special puja is conducted in the evening by the married women, wherein katha …

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Karwa Chauth Customs & Traditions

Karwa Chauth Customs

Karwa Chauth is one of the most awaited festivals of North India, which is celebrated by the married women mainly. On this day, they keep a fast for the long life, well being and prosperity of their husband. Karwa Chauth reflects joy, splendor, brightness and happiness of a married life. Thus, things that symbolize and reflect the marital status of …

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Karwa Chauth History: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Karwa Chauth History: Hindu Culture & Tradition

The festival of Karwa Chauth is celebrated by married woman in many parts of India, to commemorate their marital relationship. Fast is observed by the married women, to seek blessings of the Almighty and pray for the well-being, prosperity and longevity of their husband. The celebration of Karwa Chauth starts from the pre-dawn time, when the married woman would take …

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