Karva Chauth is one of the traditional festival celebrated by the married women. On this day they keep fast for the well being and long life for their husbands. As per the Hindu's mythology, a woman who observes this festival becomes "Saubhagyavati”, that is leads a happy and prosperous life in her family. The word "Karva" means "Diya" and "Chauth" means "Fourth day” that is the festival is celebrated on the fourth day of the new moon in the month of Karthik which is observed in the month of October or November.
Karva Chauth an overview
It is quite common amongst the Northern and Western parts of India such as Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar etc. Most of the women do not even take a drop of water. They do the fast from sunrise till night when they see the moon when they pray to god for keeping their husbands bright and full of life forever and then break their fast. It is the best time to buy Karva Chauth gifts for wife and makes this occasion memorable one. The importance of Karva Chauth was first expressed by Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati to a princess named Verravati who failed to observe her first Karva Chauth stictly and due to which the king fell ill. At that time, Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati expressed that this festival needs to be observed with full dedication and devotion for the prosperity of her husband.
According to certain historical beliefs, Karva Chauth marks its beginning from the fact that in olden days when the girls used to get married at a very early age, then they found it very difficult to live in their new family. They used to feel lonely and due to this, they would develop friendship with another girl of the same age. They would then become friends for a lifetime and would share all the joys and sorrows amongst each other and this friendship marked a beginning of praying and fasting together for their husbands. On this festival, husband gives something useful and important gifts to his wife. At Onlinedelivery.in, you will get a wide variety of gifts including, flowers bouquet, fruits basket, dry fruits basket, personalized gifts and combo pack. It offers same day karva chauth gifts online across India.