MEANING; karva-earthern pot of water chauth means-fourth day
''KARWA CHAUTH''is one of the most important festival of hindu. It falls on the fourth day the after the full moon in the month of kartik according to hindu calendar. It generally arrives
in october/november month as per modern calender. Karvachauth is celebrated by hindu women across all over india.
Karvachauth is a day long fast observed by married for welfare and longevity of their husband.Thre are
are various stories which describe the starting and significance of their festival. On the day of karva chauth
women wake up early in the morning. Before the sunrise,they eat fruits and a special dish called ''FENIYAN''.After this,the
whole day long strict fast without food or water is observed. On this day,women apply heena on hands. They wear best clothes
and traditional jwellery. They open their fast at night with the arrival of moon.
This is the festival which is mainly celebrated in punjab and haryana and other states of northern india.
Now a days, karvachauth is spread to each and every corner of india and celebrated in almost all the states with slightly different customs.
TEN LINES ON KARWACHAUTH
1.Karwachauth is a most important festival in india mainly for the married women.
2.karwachauth is mainly a festival of punjab and haryana but now celebrated across india.
3.On karwachauth married women observe fast for good life and health of their husband.
4.Unmarried women also observe fast for long life and good health of their fiances.
5.It is a daylong festival celebratd by hindu women in nortern parts of india.
6.The festival of karwachauth is celebrated in the month of october/November.
7.The timing of the moon rise on the day of karwachauth is very important to women.
8.After seeing the full moon through a sieve,the karwachauth fast is cosidered completed.
9.for breaking the fast women take a sip of water from the hands of their husband.
10.There is also a tradition to give alms to a brahmin and married women.