Who can forget the glamorized KarwaChauth scenes in movies like Dilwale Dulhania le Jayenge; Baghban; Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gam and so many more? Bollywood has certainly taken it to a whole new level. Because of all the glitz and the mush associated with it, even our modern, young girls love to observe this tough fast, so steeped it is our culture, faith, and samskaras.
This year, it is going to be a challenging task to keep the pep up, maintain vibrancy, create a lively atmosphere, and remain safe at the same time. Everyone is on the lookout for some easy, do it yourself ways to celebrate this auspicious fast.
FRIENDS, LET’S CHECK OUT THE ONLINE SHOPPING SCENE.
There are a few good sites to buy the required essentials, to deck ourselves up, and to order gifts for close friends and family, come let’s have some fun online!
Essential items: SARGI
All the local, neighborhood Mithai shops make sweet Mathris, special mathri with a hole in the center (created to gaze at the moon), and the Feni. Only this time, in these Covid days we are opting for online shopping of these items.
www.igp.com is delivering special sweet Mathri and Feni for Sargi in the morning.
Checkout www.Haldiram.com too for some interesting savouries.
Their imaginatively packed dry fruits with Wasabi and Peri-peri masala flavors are awesome as gifts, however, do check out the weight of the dry fruits, prices might seem a rip-off.
Looking for a fully decorated PUJA THALI?
I would recommend:
Go to any/ all of these sites.
Friends, we are spoiled for choices, choose as per your budget and your requirement. Also, prices are very comparable, just don’t venture out avoid putting yourself and your family at risk.
Glam up your saree with attractive BANGLES?
Browse the following sites friends, you will find it difficult to stop shopping.
www.myntra.com offers gold plated, jadau bangles, stone studded… what variety!
www.snapdeal,com find great glass bangles here, so festive and easy on the pocket too.
www.amazon.in Aluminum bangle sets in lovely vibrant colors, search for “Young Forever” brand, awesome.
And to complete the look, MEHNDI
Ladies, it is certainly not advisable to go to the market for Mehndi. Let’s be wise, I am planning to pick up a Mehndi cone, I will try to apply it myself. I have shortlisted two online videos on YouTube, they seem quite easy to follow, will let you all know how the experiment went, if nothing else it will be fun, something new, something exciting!
Happy KarwaChauth ladies,
Enjoy, have fun, don’t let Corona dampen your spirits,