This is a festival is especially for unmarried and married women to hail Goddess Parvati also called Karak Mata/Chauth Mata on the Chaturthi Tithi (fourth day) of Kartik, Krishna Paksha (waning or dark phase of the Lunar cycle). Find here the Karwa Chauth 2021 date, upvas time, and puja shubh muhurat and significance.
Traditionally referred to as Karak Chaturthi, is observed on the Chaturthi Tithi (fourth day), Krishna Paksha (waning phase of the Lunar cycle) of the Kartik month (as per the Purnimant calendar), and Ashwin (as per the Amavasyant calendar). People call the month from different names, but the celebration date remains the same.
On Karwa Chauth, not only married women but even unmarried girls keep a day-long fast without having water. Those who are married pray for their husband's wellbeing while single women wish for a suitable life partner.
This vrat coincides with the Sankashti Chaturthi vrat observed by devotees of Lord Ganesha as well. On Karak Chaturthi, women offer their prayers to Maa Parvati, who exemplifies Akhand Saumbhagyavati.
Below is given to know the Karwa Chauth 2021 date, upvas time, and puja shubh muhurat.
Karwa Chauth 2021 date
This year, Karwa Chauth will be observed on October 24.
Moonrise on Karwa Chauth day - 08:50 pm
Karwa Chauth 2021 Chaturthi Tithi
The Chaturthi Tithi begins at 3:01 AM on October 24 and ends at 5:43 AM on October 25.
Karwa Chauth 2021 Upavas time
The Karwa Chauth 2020 Upvas timings are between 6:27 AM to 8:07 PM on October 24.
Karwa Chauth 2021 Puja shubh muhurat
The Karwa Chauth puja muhurat is between 5:43 PM to 6:59 PM.
Karwa Chauth 2021 Moonrise Timing
The Moon is expected to rise at 8:07 PM.
Karwa Chauth significance
The significance of Karwa Chauth - Women (married / unmarried) dressed in their best regalia, their day with Sankalpa and pledge to observe the fast with utmost sincerity. Usually, they spend the day singing hymns and taking part in spiritual pursuits. Then in the evening, a puja is performed, and after seeing the Moon, the fast is broken. It is also said that the women who observe this vrat/fast get blessed with a long and happy married life.
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