Karva Chauth is Observed on October 22nd, Tuesday in 2013. Karva Chauth is observed by the Married Women. Karva Chauth is being fasting thought the day should not taking drop of water. Karva Chauth begins with the Sunrise and it ends with the Moonrise. Women observe this fast for her husband well-being, prosperity and longevity. Women specially pray to Goddess Gowri (Parvathi). It is traditional for the Sargi (mostly consisting of grains and fruits) to be sent or given to the woman by her mother-in-law. Karva Chauth is celebrated on 4th day of Krishna Paksha or dark-fortnight in the month of Kartik. The festival occurs 9 days before Diwali. Fourth day of the new moon immediately after Vijayadasami, in the month of Kartik Masam. It is observed mostly in October or November. Karva Chauth is more popular in North Indian states.
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