Karak Chaturthi 2013, Karaka Chaturthi Vrata

Karak Chaturthi or Karaka Chaturthi vrata is dedicated to Lord Ganesha and the Moon God. It is observed on Krishna Paksha Chaturthi in Kartik Month as per North Indian Hindi calendar. In 2013, Karak Chaturthi date is October 22.

It falls in Ashwin month in Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu, and Kannada calendars. In some areas of South India, Karaka Chaturthi is also celebrated in Karthika masam.

Karak Chaturthi is popular as Karwa Chauth in North India. It is also known as Dasaratha Chaturthi.

During Karak Chaturthi, married women observe upvaas (fasting) and after seeing the moonrise and their husband’s face they break the fast.

Karva Chauth date in other countries

Karva Chauth 2013 date in USA – October 21 / 22

Karva Chauth 2013 date in Canada – October 21 / 22

Karva Chauth 2013 date in UK & other European countries – October 22

Karva Chauth 2013 date in UAE & other Gulf countries – October 22

Karva Chauth 2013 date in Australia – October 22

Karva Chauth 2013 date in New Zealand – October 22

Karva Chauth 2013 date in Singapore – October 22

Karva Chauth 2013 date in Malaysia – October 22

Karva Chauth 2013 date in Fiji Islands – October 22

Karva Chauth 2013 date in South Africa – October 22

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