Karva Chauth 2013 date in United States and Canada – Karva Chouth Vrat and Fasting in United States and Canada in 2013

Karva Chauth 2013 as per Hindu calendar followed in United States.  Karva Chauth 2013 date is marked on October 21 in Canada and those regions in United States that follow PST and MST. In other regions it is marked on October 22. 

Karva Chauth USA timings are – October 22, 2013 Eastern Standard Time in USA
October 22, 2013 Central Standard Time in USA
October 21, 2013 Pacific Standard Time in USA and Canada
October 21, 2013 Mountain Standard Time in USA

Karva Chauth is an annual fasting undertaken by women in North India on the fourth day of Kartik Month, as per North Indian Hindu lunar calendar. Karva Chauth Vrat (also known as Kadva Choth) is observed by women for a happy and prosperous married life and for the well being of the husband and is one of the most popular fast and ritual in North India

Karva chauth is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It is believed that Goddess Parvathi had observed severe penance to get Lord Shiva as her husband.