Karwa Chauth 2023 Date, Mahurat, Moon Rising Time, Significance

Karwa Chauth 2023 Date, Mahurat, Moon Rising Time, Significance

Karwa Chauth is one of the main festivals of India which falls on 1 November 2023. Karwa Chauth 2023 date is 1 November and tithi is starting from 9:30 PM on 31 October 2023 and ends at 9:19 PM on 1 November 2023. Married women keep fast for the wealth and long life of their husband on this day.

Karwa Chauth 2023 Date

Karwa Chauth is falling on 1 November 2023, according to Drik Panchang. The upavasa (fasting) period is from 6:33 am to 8:15 pm, and the Karwa Chauth puja is scheduled to take place from 5:36 pm to 6:54 pm. It is 8:15 p.m. when the moon rises in the meantime. Finally, the Chaturthi tithi is scheduled to start at 9:30 p.m on October 31 and end at 9:19 p.m on 1 November 2023. 

Married women observe a strict fast on this day from sunrise to moonrise in order to protect and prolong their husbands’ lives. In the states of Himachal Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Gujarat, and Rajasthan, Karwa Chauth is widely observed.

Karwa Chauth Muhurat

The Karwa Chauth fast will be observed based on the moonrises of Udaya Tithi and Chaturthi on 1 November 2023. The married women fast for 13 hours and 42 minutes on this day for their husband. The period of the fast will be 06:33 am to 08:15 pm. The Vedic calendar indicates that this year’s Chaturthi date of Krishna Paksha in the Kartik month begins on Tuesday, October 31, at 9:30 p.m., and ends on Wednesday, November 1, at 09:19 p.m.

Indian ladies in Northern India celebrate Karva Chauth on a grand scale. The celebration, which lasts for a whole day, is highly anticipated and passionate. On the day of Karwa Chauth, a fasting tradition known as the Karwa Chauth Vrat of Karva Chauth Fast is observed.  

Karwa Chauth Tithi

The moonrise on Karwa Chauth day is scheduled for 8:15 p.m. From now on, it is possible to worship the moon and worship Arghya. Arghya will be offered to the moon to break the fast. Once Arghya has been offered to the moon, the Karwa Chauth fast will be broken by drinking water from the husband’s hand. Every year, Indian Married women celebrate the Hindu festival of Karwa Chauth on the fourth day of the Krishna Paksha, or dark fortnight. It usually falls in the month of Kartik. Typically, it occurs in November or October. Karwa Chauth will be observed on Wednesday, November 1, in 2023.

Moon Rise Timing on Karwa Chauth

It is 8:15 p.m. when the moon rises in the meantime. Finally, the Chaturthi tithi is scheduled to start at 9:30 p.m. on October 31 and terminate at 9:19 p.m. on November 1.

Karwa Chauth 2023: New Delhi, Puja Muhurat, 5:36–6:54 p.m.

  • Jaipur 5:44 p.m. to 7:02 p.m. 
  • Bangalore: 5:42 p.m. to 6:56 p.m.
  • Bangalore – 4:59 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.
  • Hyderabad: from 5.45 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Ahmedabad: from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Noida: from 5:30 to 6:53 p.m.
  • Pune: from 6:02 to 7:17 p.m. 

Karwa Chauth Celebration

People worship Lord Ganesha and Shiva Family on this day. The fast is broken after seeing  the crescent moon and with offerings. The fast is meant to keep without drinking even a single drop of water, it is broken after worship and watching the moon. 

The puja ceremony is also unique and there is not even a single morsel of food or drop of water allowed to be consumed until the moon rises during the rigorously maintained fast. Another common name for Karwa Chauth is Karak Chaturthi. The clay jar used to present water to the moon is known as a karak or karwa. Argha means the water gift to the Moon.

Significance of Karva Chauth

Karwa Chauth is celebrated on the fourth day of moon fortnight which is also known as Krishana Paksha. Karwa chauth falls in the month of Kartik according to hindu panchang. In some parts of India unmarried women also celebrate the festival for there would be a festival while the festival is only for married women. Rituals and puja vidhi varies in some states and regions.

Karwa Chauth frequently falls on Sankashti Chaturthi, the day that Lord Ganesha is commemorated as a fasting day. Married women worship Lord Shiva on this day in an attempt to extend their husbands’ lives.