Puja Setup Samagri:

  • Ganeshji idol or photo, Shivji and Parvatiji picture
  • Tamba (copper) or Clay Kalash (pot) or a Glass
  • Red cloth (to cover the pot)
  • Phalli (green beans),  Ber (berry), Kachar (small cucumber)
  • Coin, moli / red thread
  • Paper or board
Puja Thali Samagri:
  • Kumkum, Chaval, Gud, Moli, Coin, Lamp, Flowers,
  • Prasad : Churma or Halwa or Sugar in a small bowl

Puja setup:

  • Fill up the kalash / glass with water. Put Phalli (Green bean), Ber (berry), Kachar (small cucumber) and Coin in the water. Cover the kalash / glass with red cloth and tie it with moli / red thread. This is called Karwa.
  • On a board or the paper draw Chand (crescent moon), Suraj (sun) on the either side or swastika in the middle and 4 tikkis (dots) under it to represent Chauth Mata and place the Karwa on it.
  • Place picture of Lord Shiva & Parvati and Ganeshji by the wall. 

Puja steps:

  • Perform puja to Ganeshji, Shiva & Parvatiji, Karwa and Chauth Mata, by applying kumkum, chawal (rice), offering flowers and lighting lamp. Offer prasad of Churma or Halwa or sugar from the small bowl
  • Recite story of Karwa Chauth and Ganeshji
  • When the moon arises, do puja of moon by offering water, kumkum, chawal, flowers etc.
  • Then exchange Karwa between two women 7 times. While exchanging Karwa recite the following line:
  • Alternatingly, one lady asks ‘JAL DHAPI YA SAWAG DHAPI’ and other lady replies ‘JAL DHAPI  SAWAG NAHI DHAPI’ 
  • Then karwa / water is offered by one lady to another to drink and break the fast.
  • Note: If you do not have company of other women your husband can offer water
  • Take aashirwad / blessings of Elders.

Bikaneri Puja Vidhi:

  • Prepare the puja thali with 10 maida Khaja, Kachar, Phalli (cluster beans), Ber and Paani ka kalash. 
  • In the morning/day time - Two married suhagan women 'exchange karwa or karwa baatna'.
  • While exchanging the karwa alternatingly, one lady asks ‘JAL DHAPI YA SAWAG DHAPI’ and other lady replies ‘JAL DHAPI  SAWAG NAHI DHAPI’ 
  • Then recite story of Karwa Chauth and Ganeshji
  • When the moon arises, do puja of moon by offering water, kumkum, chawal, flowers etc. and break the fast.
  • Take aashirwad / blessings of Elders.

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