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Karva Chauth Story in the Mahabharat Associated with Arjuna and Draupadi

There are numerous stories associated with the Karva Chauth Vrat. On such story is based on Arjuna and Draupadi in the Mahabharata. Legend has it that once Arjuna went to the mountains to perform intense austerities to please the gods and attain more powerful weapons. Arjuna did not return for several days as he was performing powerful tapas.


Draupadi was worried about Arjuna and sought the help of Sri Krishna. Bhagvan Sri Krishna advised her to observe the Karva Chauth vrat for the well being of her husband.

Sri Krishna then narrated how Goddess Parvati performed the vrat on advice of Shiva for a happy married life.

After hearing this account, Draupadi observed the Karva Chauth vrat and soon Arjuna returned home.

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