Karwa Chauth 2023: Moonrise Time in Major Indian Cities Including Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru
Curated By: Nibandh Vinod
Last Updated: November 01, 2023, 19:35 IST
Karwa Chauth is a Hindu festival celebrated by married women in India and other parts of the world. It is a one-day fast that women observe for the long life and well-being of their husbands. The fast begins at sunrise and ends at moonrise, and during this time, women refrain from drinking water or eating any food.
Karwa Chauth is celebrated on the fourth day of the Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) in the month of Kartika, which usually falls in the months of October or November. The exact date of Karwa Chauth varies each year, depending on the lunar calendar.
This year it is being celebrated today on Wednesday, November 1. The moonrise time on this day will vary depending on the location. Here is a city-wise moonrise time table for Karwa Chauth 2023 in India:
Moonrise Time in Some Major Cities
- Delhi: 8:15 PM
- Mumbai: 8:15 PM
- Kolkata: 8:15 PM
- Bengaluru: 8:54 PM
- Noida: 8:15 PM
- Jaipur: 8:15 PM
- Gwalior: 8:18
- Kanpur: 8:08 pm
- Lucknow: 8:15 PM
- Bhopal: 8:15 PM
- Ghaziabad: 8:15 PM
- Patna: 8:15 PM
- Ranchi: 8:15 PM
- Himachal Pradesh: 8:07 PM
On Karwa Chauth day, women typically wake up early in the morning to take a bath and pray to the goddess Gauri. They then observe the fast throughout the day, and in the evening, they perform a puja (worship ceremony) to Gauri and Karwa Mata. After the puja, women offer water and food to the moon, and then they break their fast.
Karwa Chauth is a special day for married women in India. It is a day to celebrate their love and devotion to their husbands, and to pray for their long life and well-being.
How Karwa Chauth Is Celebrated In Different States
- GujaratIn Gujarat, Karwa Chauth is a major festival and is celebrated with great enthusiasm. Women in Gujarat typically wear traditional Gujarati attire on Karwa Chauth day, such as the ghagra-choli or the saree. They also adorn themselves with jewelry and makeup.
- PunjabIn Punjab, Karwa Chauth is also a major festival. Women in Punjab typically wear traditional Punjabi attire on Karwa Chauth day, such as the salwar kameez or the lehenga choli. They also adorn themselves with jewelry and makeup.
- BengalIn Bengal, Karwa Chauth is known as Lokkhi Puja. It is a popular festival among married Hindu women in Bengal. Women in Bengal typically wear traditional Bengali attire on Lokkhi Puja day, such as the saree and the red bindi. They also adorn themselves with jewelry and makeup.
- South IndiaIn South India, Karwa Chauth is known as Karva Chaturthi. It is a popular festival among married Hindu women in South India. Women in South India typically wear traditional South Indian attire on Karva Chaturthi day, such as the saree and the thaali. They also adorn themselves with jewelry and makeup.
Karwa Chauth is a beautiful festival that celebrates the love and devotion between married couples. It is a day for women to come together and celebrate their womanhood.