11 photos showing women around the world celebrating Karva Chauth fast



Hindu women across the world are celebrating Karva Chauth today with beautiful saris, clay pots and intricate henna tattoo designs.
The one-day festival marks the fourth day of the Hindu month of Kartik, which started with the new moon in November, and sees tens of thousands of married women fasting between sunrise and moonrise.
Karva Chauth is carried out by wives to give longevity and safety for their husbands. Some unmarried women also take part to wish good fortunes for their fiances or desired husbands.
1) Women in Jammu, India, took part in rituals in colourful saris 2) Women wished... read more

 
19 October 2016 in Hot News, Views: 43
Source: Metro
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