Karwa Chauth Festival 2021 October 24

Karwa Chauth or Karva Chauth is a ritual of fasting observed by married Hindu women for the well-being, prosperity and longevity of their husbands. The word Karwa (Karva) means a clay pot and chauth means the fourth, as the festival is commemorated on the fourth day after the full moon in Kartik month of Hindu calendar. This year, Karwa Chauth 2021 date is on 24 October 2021.

Karvachauth festival is celebrated by North Indians, with great enthusiasm and is supposed to be the most propitious day for any married women in India. On the day of Karwa Chauth, women receive beautiful gifts from their husbands and relatives as a gesture of their love and care. The festival of Karva Chauth is popular amongst married women especially in Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat. It is symbolic of the unflagging loyalty of a wife towards her husband. On this special occasion, things that reflect the marital status of a woman like jewelry, bangles, henna, and bindi are of high demand.

Karwa Chauth or Karva Chauth Festival

Timing of the Karwa Chauth Festival

Usually, this Hindu festival comes 9 days before the festival of Diwali on 'kartik ki chauth'. To be more precise, it comes on the fourth day of the full moon in the month of 'Karthik' (October-November).

In short, it is believed that the married women, who prays and observes the Karva Chauth Vrat for the well-being of husband, acquire saubhagya, progeny and lasting prosperity.


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  2. I am very much confused about Karwa Chauth. I think why the people are doing this type of festival but after reading your blog my confusion is clear.thank you so much....

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