About Karva Chauth : Married Women Fast for Husband

Karva Chauth is an annual one-day festival celebrated by married Hindu women where in they observe a fast for longevity, well-being and prosperity of their husbands.

Karva Chauth 2017

The term ‘Chauth’ means the ‘fourth day’ and ‘Karwa’ is an earthen pot with a spout – a symbol of peace and prosperity. This is a strict fast in which women abstain from food and water for the whole day from sunrise to moon rise. At night when the moon appears, women break their fast after offering water to the moon.

Karva Chauth fast or Karva Chauth Vrata is mainly observed in Indian states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Haryana, Indian Punjab, Rajasthan and Gujarat.

When is Karva Chauth Celebrated ?

Karva Chauth is celebrated on the fourth day of the waning moon in the Hindu month of Kartik or krishna paksh which is around October-November which generally falls nine days prior to the festival of lights – Diwali the Hindu calendar.

Karva Chauth 2017 Date :

In 2017, Karva Chauth festival will be celebrated on Sunday, 8th October 2017.

Karva Chauth Dates for Next 10 Years :

In 2018, Karva Chauth will be celebrated on Saturday, 27th October 2018.

In 2019, Karva Chauth will be celebrated on Thursday, 17th October 2019.

In 2020, Karva Chauth will be celebrated on Wednesday, 4th November 2020.

In 2021, Karva Chauth will be celebrated on Sunday, 24th October 2021.

In 2022, Karva Chauth will be celebrated on Thursday, 13th October 2022.

In 2023, Karva Chauth will be celebrated on Wednesday, 1st November 2023.

In 2024, Karva Chauth will be celebrated on Sunday, 20th October 2024.

In 2025, Karva Chauth will be celebrated on Friday, 10th October 2025.

In 2026, Karva Chauth will be celebrated on Thursday, 29th October 2026.

In 2027, Karva Chauth will be celebrated on Monday, 18th October 2027.

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