Karwa Chauth: Delhi women pray for husbands’ long life and break fast after seeing moon

As the Karwa Chauth festival was celebrated nationwide on Friday, residents of Lajpat Nagar in Delhi also marked the occasion by performing moon-sighting rituals. Karwa Chauth is one of the most important festivals celebrated mainly by Hindu married women in India. It is the celebration of marriage, where the wife fasts all day in order to be blessed with a long and healthy life for her husband.

On this auspicious occasion, in Lajpat Nagar, married women, dressed in brightly colored and festive outfits, were seen celebrating Karva Chauth by breaking their fast after sighting the moon. Speaking to ANI about the festival, one of the residents said, “In Hindu traditions, Karwa Chauth holds great significance as fasting is observed for the good health and prosperity of their husbands. We pray that every year this festival will bring a day of happiness. for all married women.

“This occasion comes once a year so that we can keep a fast praying for the long life of our husband. During the fast nothing should be eaten all day, evening after listening to the Katha and making an offering to the chad we give each other water, all for the long life of our husband,” added another lady. On Karwa Chauth, married women follow the “nirjala” fast without food or water, and the The moon plays an extremely important role in fasting. Women can break their fast after seeing the ‘chandrama.’ This year, Karwa Chauth was celebrated on October 13. (ANI)

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