[New Delhi, October 7. Image via Getty.]

An Indian woman breaks her fast after she sees the moon in New Delhi on October 7, 2009. Karwa Chauth is a traditional Hindu festival when married women fast one whole day to secure a long life for their husbands. The ritual signifies love and devotion to the husband, as marked by the wife's willingness to suffer for his wellbeing. AFP PHOTO/ Manpreet ROMANA (Photo credit should read MANPREET ROMANA/AFP/Getty Images)