Karva Chauth is a sublime festival. On this day women observe a day long fast for the long life of their husbands.They do not even take water. K is the 11th day festival of A 2 Z challenge.
Karva Chauth festival is celebrated in all States of North India. It is celebrated nine days before Diwali. Married ladies observe a day long fast for the well being and a long life for their husbands. They get up before sun rise, take bath and eat. This ceremony is called Sargi. An elaborate spread is prepared. This contains Fenia, a sort of vermicelli, coconut, fruits, sweets and other eatables, which the ladies like. The eatables are sent by the mother of the lady. After this ceremony, they cannot even drink water .
During this process the temple priest or some elderly lady narrates the legend of Karva Chauth. The fast ends after the moon is sighted. The ladies see the moon through a sieve and offer water to the moon. The husband gives a first sip of water to his beloved wife. The fast ends with a sumptuous feast.
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