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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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Karwa Chauth Puja: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Karwa Chauth Puja: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Karwa Chauth is celebrated with great enthusiasm by Hindus in India. Typically, a festival of north and north western India, Karwa Chauth falls on nine days prior to Diwali, to be precise, on Kartik ki Chauth. Married women observe fast all through the day after eating the traditional meal ‘sargi’ early in the morning, before sunrise. The morning is spent …

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Karwa Chauth: The tinkle of festival

Karwa Chauth: The tinkle of festival - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Though traditionally considered to be a symbol of suhaag for married women, colored glass bangles also hold a huge appeal for unmarried women. A lot of young women and girls like to accessories their outfits with such bangles, especially on festive occasions. The festival of Karwa Chauth sees the markets of Delhi flocked by women who want to buy glass …

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Karva Chauth: Bollywood Bahus Fasting in fashion

Karva Chauth: Bollywood Bahus Fasting in fashion - Hindu Culture & Tradition

From the ideal ‘bahus’ of daily TV soaps to the glamorous daughters-in-law of Bollywood, Karva Chauth is an extremely popular festival amongst the married bunch, who see it as a time to bond with one another. The celebrations begin a day before with mehendi nights and culminate the next day with a grand feast amongst close family and friends, after …

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Gujarat Women get set for Karva Chauth

Gujarat Women get set for Karva Chauth: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Married women in the Ahmedabad city were engaged in applying mehndi on their hands and seen in beauty parlours to look their best for Karva Chauth. Among the most important days for married women and girls of marriageable age alike, Karva Chauth fast is observed for the long life of their husbands. Apart from tending to their vanity, many women …

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Karva Chauth Songs: Thali & Ark Song

Karva Chauth Songs: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Karva Chauth is a special occasion for the married women in India. The festival is celebrated about nine days prior to Diwali, specifically on Kartik ki Chauth. Married women pray for the well-being of their husband, on the day. Special puja is conducted in the evening, while women sing songs on the praise of the festival. Traditionally, one song is …

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