Karwa Chauth is known to be as one of the biggest celebration in India like other festivals as this day has a very significant and importance in the Hindu Culture.
This one-day festival is being celebrated by every Hindu woman in many countries in and outside the India too. The day is basically about fasting from the sunrise to the sunset, while there is a whole lot of rituals and importance which is not known to everyone.
The day mainly marks for the safety and longevity of the husbands, while sometimes those who are unmarried also joins the celebrations and keep the fast for their about to become a husband, fiancee of the desired husband.
The day is related to two historical stories from which one is about Mata Savitri, who is known for saving his husband from the god of death ‘Yamraj’ by practicing the fast of Karva Chauth. The celebrated is widely and mostly celebrated in the Northwest part of Indian Sub-continent.
This day is also signified as the festival coincides with the wheat-sowing time Big earthen pots in which wheat is stored are sometimes called Karvas, so the fast may have begun as a prayer for a good harvest in this predominantly wheat-eating region.
The preparations for this day begin from a day before and all the things and decorations took place before the starting of the day so that they day marks festivities from the very beginning. Whether in Punjabis, there is a different way of celebrating this day.
They family members send Sargi to the house where their daughters is married which means to their in-laws and if the mother-in-law lives with the women, the pre dawn meal is being prepared by Mother-in-law. The day remarks the love and affection of husband and wife as on this day, wife kees fast for the whole day for long and healthy life of husband and this marks their relationship much stronger.
So wish you a very happy Karwa Chauth.