Essential Items for Karwa ChauthThe festival of Karva Chauth is celebrated with great enthusiasm and is believed to be the most auspicious day for any married women in India. Excitement for the festival can be observed long before the actual day. As the festival is mainly meant for worshiping and praying for well being of husband, care should be taken to perform puja and other rituals in the appropriate manner. Proper preparations and shopping for essential items should be done well in advance so that nothing should be left out. Here, is the list of items required for Karva Chauth:

Sringar or Beauty Related Items

  • Red color or colorful Bangles (glass)
  • Mehndi (Henna) on arms and feet.
  • Jewelry like Mangalsutra (back beeded neck piece), rings, necklace, earrings, nose pin, payal(anklet), toe-rings.
  • Sindoor (Vermillion)
  • Bindi (circular or any shaped sticker put on the forehead of married women)
  • Cosmetics like lipstick, rouge, kajal, eye-liner, nail paints, mascara.

Food Items

Certain food items are also required to be consumed on Karva Chauth morning before sun rise.
  • Milk and Pheni ( Thin threads made of semolina)
  • Parantha (a dish made of cereal flour)
  • Fruits
  • Sweets
  • Ten Matthis (salted dish made of flour ) with ten Puas (a sweet made of jaggery)
  • Halwa

Cloth Items

  • Baya (Presented to mother- in- law ideally, should be a sari or set of new clothes)

Puja Items

  • Platform for the puja
  • Cowdung to make the image of the goddess
  • Tika, Nath, Sindur, bangles.
  • A strand of red thread
  • Karva (vessel containing water)
  • Thali (Plate)
  • Coconut
  • Cash
  • Sieve (To see moon and husband’s face through pores of it )

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