Karva Chauth is a one-day festival famous by Hindu women in Northern India, in which hitched women fast from sunrise to moonrise for the protection and longevity of their spouses. Karva is an additional word for ‘pot’ (a small earthen pot of water) and Chauth indicates ‘fourth’ in Hindi (a mention of the fact that the festival falls around the fourth day of the dark-fortnight. There are legends associated with the Karva Chauth festival. In a few tellings, the tales are interlinked, with one acting as a frame story for another. The fast is usually known in the states of Rajasthan, areas of Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, and Punjab. The festival falls within the fourth day after the full moon, in the Hindu lunisolar calendar month of Kartik. Sometimes, single women join the fast for their fiancés or wanted husbands. It is one of the leading Festivals for married Indian women, where they meet up and perform the ‘Puja’. They start getting yourself ready for the Festival a day or two in advances by decorating their palms with Henna (or Mehndi). It is true, any Indian is festival is unfinished without Henna. Here is a look at the Top Traditional Henna Designs for Karva Chauth by Professional Henna Artist Amelie.
These types of Traditional Henna designs would be best for Karva Chauth (or Karwa Chauth). Traditional in addition to modern styles are a must try for this festive period. It is a crucial event for women in India, more than the rituals, the thought and thoughts behind the festival have true meaning. Praying for your husband’s longevity is every wife’s wish. Enjoy these designs for this Karwa Chauth festive season.
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