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Essentials of Karva Chauth Shopping

Posted on : 8th October 2016

Karva Chauth is a long standing Indian tradition which has made a strong impression on us as a culture. It adds to the rich values of selflessness, social and moral ethics of India. In Hindu religion, the goal of life is self-realization or the attainment of God and fasting has been a much sought after path to attain this. All Hindu fasts have a deep spiritual and religious significance. It becomes imperative to be accurate in the Puja Process of the traditional rituals and that includes Karwachauth. Some essentials that ensure a complete Karva Chauth are mentioned here.

Karwa Chauth Food Items

  • Sargi, which includes pheni (a sweet made by using milk and semolina), parantha, and various types of fruits and sweets
  • Ten matthis (salty snack) with an equal number of puas (a sweet made of jaggery)
  • Delicious halwa
Karwa Chauth Food Items

Karwa Chauth Beauty Essential (Sringar) Items

  • Henna Mehndi for applying on palms and feet.
  • Fashionable and multicolored glass bangles.
  • Makeup items like bindi, kumkum or sindoor, lipstick, rouge, kajal, eye-liner, mascara, and so.
  • Beautiful and traditional jewelry items like mangalsutra, maangtika, rings, necklace, bangles, ear-rings, anklets (payal), toe-rings, nose-ring, etc.
Karwa Chauth Beauty Essential (Sringar) Items

Karwa Chauth Cloth Items

  • Baya or Bayana that includes gifts for the mother-in-law, which is ideally a sari.
  • A set of new clothes, which is usually a bridal-sari (suhag joda) for the lady performing the vrat.
Karwa Chauth Cloth Items

Karwa Chauth Puja Items

  • A stable platform for performing the puja
  • Cow-dung to make the image of the goddess Gora or Parwati
  • Karwa Chauth story book
  • Matthi for bhog
  • Sindur or kumkum
  • A strand of red thread (called kalawa)
  • Karwa (a clay vessel containing water)
  • A plate for keeping puja samagri
  • Money for chadawa
  • Other miscellaneous puja items
Karwa Chauth Puja Items
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