Karwa Chauth is a festival full of legend and tradition celebrated by all married Hindu women, mostly in Northern India.
One legend goes that a long long time ago, there lived a beautiful princess called Veeravati. She was the only sister of seven doting brothers, and was married to a handsome king. On the first Karwa Chauth after her marriage, she went to her parents’ house and after sunrise, and she observed a strict fast. However, Veeravati became faint and was desperately waiting for the moon to rise so she could eat. Her brothers who loved her dearly, hated seeing her distress and decided to end her fast early by…. read the rest of the Karwa Chauth Vrat story…
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