5 Facts About Karva Chauth We Single People Didn't Bother To Know
Karva Chauth is that day of the year when women fast all day long for the long life of their beloved husband. Preparations begin weeks before the day and women get busy with ‘mehendi’ and the day gets eventful for the ladies.
We take a look at some of the lesser-known facts about karva chauth that many of us never knew…
1. Karva stands for a ‘clay pot’ and chauth is ‘fourth’ in Hindi. As Karva Chauth falls on the fourth day of Kartik month as per the Hindu calendar and hence, fourth.
2. Karva Chauth fast is kept 9 days before Diwali every year.
3. The term ‘Pati-Parmeshwar’ came from Karva Chauth. It means a husband is considered as God and it’s a wife’s duty to serve her.
4. Unmarried girls who have kept a fast can break their fasts before the moon appears by looking at the stars.
5. Ever come across the term ‘Sargi’? Well, it is a gift from the mother-in-law to the daughter-in-law. The gift contains sweets and other eatables which are meant to be eaten before sunrise and clothes.