Karwa Chauth is a vital Hindu competition celebrated particularly in Northern and Western India the place married girls quick for a whole day – from dawn until moonrise – praying for his or her husband’s lengthy life, good well being and a cheerful marriage. In 2023, Karwa Chauth, also called Karaka Chaturthi, is being celebrated in the present day, on November 1. Gurudev Shrie Kashyap, Chairman and Founding father of All India Institute of Occult Science and True Vastu, shares, “The fasting begins with the primary ray of solar however earlier than that girls eat ‘Sargi’ at round 4 am, following which the quick stars. It lasts till the moon comes out at evening. It’s a really troublesome quick and it ends with puja and ingesting of water by the ladies who’re given this water by their husbands. On at the present time, girls supply prayers to Lord Ganesha and all relations of Lord Shiva.”
Karwa Chauth 2023: Dos And Don’ts
Gurudev Shrie Kashyap says that there are some issues you need to know in case you are planning to have a good time Karwa Chauth and observe the quick. Here is what the astrologer has to say:
Dos: Rituals Of Karwa Chauth
Put on Particular Garments: On at the present time, attempt to put on pink or inexperienced garments. Pink means good luck and happiness. Inexperienced may be very auspicious to put on on Karwa Chauth, as a result of it symbolises concord. However you may as well put on yellow, pink, orange or any color you want.
Mehendi and Solah Sringar: Married girls do ‘Solah Sringar’ to look fairly on at the present time. They apply mehndi on their palms and put on totally different items of jewelry, bindis, bangles, and extra. It is a big day for each married lady.
Sargi Time: The mother-in-law offers her daughter-in-law a particular reward known as “Sargi.” It is a plate stuffed with yummy meals and snacks. Each of them sit collectively at 4 a.m. and eat ‘Sargi’ earlier than beginning the quick.
Eat Wholesome Earlier than Quick: Earlier than the fasting begins, it is vital to eat a wholesome meal. That is as a result of it is going to assist you to really feel full for longer durations of time and provide you with vitality. It’s troublesome to watch a ‘nirjala’ (no-water) quick the entire day, so eat effectively throughout Sargi. Embrace protein and carbohydrate-rich meals gadgets in your Sargi meal. Additionally, earlier than the fasting begins, drink numerous water. It’s essential to remain hydrated. Do not drink espresso or tea as a result of they’ll trigger an upset tummy.
Get Presents for Mom-in-law: Married girls moreover give items or particular gadgets to their mothers-in-law. It is referred to as “Baya.” It may be garments, jewelry, reward hampers or something of their selection. It’s only a cute gesture of displaying love and admiration.
Night Ceremony: Within the night, there is a particular ceremony the place married girls come collectively and pray. They sit in a circle and rotate their Karwa Chauth thali in a circle and sing conventional songs associated to this competition. In addition they take heed to tales about Karwa Chauth. It is an important a part of the day.
No Hair or Nail Trimming: It is not a wonderful thought to chop your hair or nails on at the present time as a result of at the present time may be very auspicious. It’s believed that trimming nails or hairs attracts destructive vitality.
No Fasting For Pregnant Girls: If you’re to be a mom, you should not quick on Karwa Chauth. It is not good for you or the child. It is advisable eat effectively and keep wholesome as a result of an empty abdomen can actually hamper you. However, take recommendation out of your physician.
Keep away from Non-Vegetarian Meals: On at the present time, after finishing your quick strive to not eat non-vegetarian meals. It is a day to eat pure vegetarian meals. Additionally, non-vegetarian meals is sort of heavy and consuming heavy meals after staying on an empty abdomen the entire day can upset your digestive system.
Keep away from Conflicts: Keep away from arguments and conflicts as a result of they’ll entice negativity. It’s essential to remain calm and keep good vibes at residence throughout puja and festivals. So, attempt to keep a cheerful ambiance at residence throughout this auspicious day.
“Karwa Chauth is a big day of affection, fasting, and celebrations. It is all about making your married life blissful and wishing in your husband’s lengthy life. It is a day to cherish the gorgeous moments of your married life and luxuriate in blissful moments with household. Bear in mind and comply with these dos and don’ts to make your day extra particular,” advises Gurudev Shrie Kashyap.
Karwa Chauth 2023 FAQs
Astrologer Gurudev Shrie Kashyap shares the next particulars:
Q. When will the moon rise on Karwa Chauth 2023?
A. The moonrise time is at 8:15 pm in most cities of India.
Q. Are there any particular costume codes on Karwa Chauth?
A. No, you may put on something of your selection. However many ladies select to put on conventional apparel like saree and salwar go well with and go for brilliant colors.
Q. What is the puja time on Karwa Chauth 2023 from dawn?
A. Puja Muhurat is from 5:36 am to six:54 pm.
(The views expressed within the article are these of the astrologer quoted. Zee Information doesn’t vouch for its accuracy or reliability.)