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Bollywood Bahus Fasting in fashion: Karva Chauth

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

Gujarat Women get set for Karva Chauth: 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 …

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Karva Chauth Songs: Thali & Ark Song

Karva Chauth Songs: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Karva Chauth Songs: 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, …

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Karwa Chauth: The tinkle of festival

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

Karwa Chauth: The tinkle of festival – 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 …

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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

Karwa Chauth Significance in Hindu Culture – 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 …

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Karwa Chauth Mehndi: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Karwa Chauth Mehndi: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Karwa Chauth Mehndi: 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 …

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Karwa Chauth: Maiden Fasting – Hindu Culture

Karwa Chauth: Maiden Fasting - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Karwa Chauth: Maiden Fasting – 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 …

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