In India, marriage isn't only a connection between two people yet it is viewed as a gathering of two families. There are numerous traditions to follow the marriage where two people and families are integrated. Karwachauth is one of them. This celebration is praised with full convention and exhilaration in North Indian families particularly in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh on the Chaturthi of Krishna Paksha in Kartik month.
In reality Karva Chauth is a celebration of association of psyche. On this celebration, ladies keep quick anhydrous for the duration of the day and break the quick by offering arghya in the wake of adoring Ganesha in Chandrodaya. Prior to breaking the quick, by keeping the light in the sifter, the custom of seeing the picture of her significant other with her vow is likewise made by Chauth. On this day, girls in-law give sugar sauces, saris and cosmetics to their relative. The act of giving a spouse's blessing to her better half is additionally in this celebration.
Worship material for Karva Chauth festival
Henna (Mehndi), Mahavar, Comb, Bindi, Chunri, Bangle, Sindoor, Nettle, Kunkum, Honey, Agarbatti, Flower, Raw milk, Sugar, Pure Ghee, Curd, Sweets, Gangajal, Sandalwood, Akshat (Rice), Sprinkle of clay and Money for making lid, lamp, cotton, camphor, wheat, sugar powder, turmeric, water lotus, yellow clay for making Gauri, wood posture, sieve, eight leaves of Athavari, pudding, Dakshina.
Worship process of Karva Chauth festival
Collect all the material to be used related to the day Karva Chauth. On this day, after taking bath early in the morning, start this Karva Chauth fast by speaking this resolution.
'Mum Sukhasoubhagya Putra Pautradi Susthira Shreeaye Karak Chaturthi Vratham Karishye.'
Complete the fast while remaining waterless throughout the day, and make a plaque from the ocher on the wall and paint it with a mixture of ground rice. If you wish, you can clean the place of worship and put a picture of Karva Chauth there, which is easily available in the form of a calendar from the market nowadays. However, in some houses, the shape of Chauth Mata is made on the wall by grinding rice or wheat. In this, all the items of suhag like vermilion, bindi, nettle, comb, glass, bangle, Mahavar etc. are made. The Sun, Moon, Karua, Kumhari, Gaura, Parvati, etc. are painted and painted on the deities of Goddesses, made of yellow clay and raised by placing them on an ornament and laying wheat or rice on a lease. They are worshiped. It is the symbol of Parvati Devi, who is a unbroken suhagan. He holds sugar and rupees by filling water in a karoo karoo (small pitcher) by filling it with water and covering the top. This water is offered at the exit of the moon. While listening to the story of Karva Chauth, women sit down with their cherries and rice grains in their hands. After listening to the story, she binds these rice in her palms and before offering water to the moon worships them with a splash of rice and rice and wishes her husband's longevity. After the story, turn your hand over Karva and touch your mother-in-law's feet and take blessings and give them the Karva. After the moon comes out at night, look at it with a strainer and offer it to the moon. After that take blessings from your husband. Make them eat and eat themselves.
Mantras for worship
Worship Parvati from ॐ Shivaaya Namah, Lord Shiva from Om Namah Shivaya, Swami Karthikeya from 'Shanmukhaya Namah', Ganesha from 'Ganeshaya Namah' and Moon from 'Somai Namah'.
In the evening on the day of Karva Chauth, the Suhagin women decorate for their husbands like a new bride. It consists of women from 18 years to 75 years. In many places in North India, virgin girls, like Shiva, fast in their desire for a husband. This is an occasion where women are not lacking in decorating themselves. Booking starts a week in advance to decorate on Karvachauth. Beauty parlors announce different packages. There is a huge crowd in jewelery and clothing shops. During this time, the stroll in the markets also increases. Mehndi market on Karwachauth sits across millions. From morning till evening, women stand in queue to have Mehndi in their hands.
It is believed that according to tradition, it is not necessary to keep the fast of husbands, but such a tradition is developing where husband along with wife are also observing fast. That is why Karvachauth is no longer the only folk tradition in India. Along with mythology, modernity has entered it and now this festival has become focused on emotions. Today, husband and wife are not only hungry for each other, but gifts are also exchanged. So both of them buy gifts respecting each other's feelings.