Observing The Karwa Chauth Fast? Know The Timings Of Moonrise Here!

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| October 8 , 2017 , 13:37 IST

Karwa Chauth is a festival of major importance for married Indian women. The festival falls in the month of Kartik during the Krishna Paksha Chaturthi. This year, it is being observed on October 8.

Women fast the entire day without food or water till the moonrise and only break it after offering prayers to the moon. They offer water to the moon while watching it through Chani and pray for the well-being and long life of their husbands.

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Each year, women eagerly wait for the moon to show up to end their day-long penance. Let us ease up your mind a little and tell you expected timings of moonrise on Sunday.

Here the timings for the major Indian cities:

New Delhi- 08:10 PM
Mumbai- 08:40 PM
Kolkata- 07:32 PM
Chennai- 08:16 PM
Jaipur- 08:18 PM
Lucknow- 07:57 PM
Ahmedabad- 08:36 PM
Bangalore- 08:27 PM