The night was balmy and stars studded the velvety darkness of the sky. The women were gorgeous, bedecked and bejeweled. They looked at each other, exchanging stories within those seemingly casual glances. Their eyes searched for him once more, with their husbands by their side. The Moon was being elusive again on Karwa Chauth night.… Read More Waiting
Karwa Chauth is an annual festival largely observed by women in the Hindi-speaking Northern and Central regions of India. It usually occurs 10 days before Diwali, and on this day women fast without food or water from dawn till they spot the moon, as they pray for the long and healthy life of their husband.… Read More Why I keep Karwa Chauth, and why should you keep your opinion about it to yourself.