Pradosh Vrat

The Pradosh vrat is a famous Hindu vrat that is devoted to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. The Pradosha vrat or Pradosham is watched twice in the lunar month according to the Hindu calender. This fast is seen on the Trayodashi (thirteenth day) of both the Krishna Paksha (Amavasya) and Shukla Paksha (Poornima). The work \"pradosh\" in Hindi means the sunset of the night tide or early night. As this consecrated vrat is seen amid the \"Sandhyakaal\" that is the night nightfall, it is called as the Pradosh vrat. As indicated by the Hindu mythology it is trusted that on the propitious day of Pradosham, Lord Shiva together with Goddess Parvati feels amazingly enchanted, satisfied and liberal. Hence the adherents of Lord Shiva keep a fast and love their god on this picked day to look for awesome gifts. The Pradosh vrat can be seen by all independent of the age and sex. Individuals in various parts of the nation observe this vrat with full commitment and devotion


The Pradosh Vrat is observer in honour of Lord Shiva and Devi Parvati. In some parts of India, the disciples worship the Nataraj form of Lord Shiva on this day. As per the Skanda Puran there are two different methods of fasting on the Pradosh vrat. in the first method, the devotes observe strict fast for whole day and night, that is, 24 hours and which also includes keeping a vigil at night. In the second method the fasting is observed from the sunrise until sunset, and the fast is broken after worshipping Lord Shiva in the evening.


10           January                (Tuesday)            Bhauma Pradosh Vrat (S)             17:38 to 20:22


25           January                (Wednesday)    Pradosh Vrat (K)               17:50 to 20:31


08           February              (Wednesday)    Pradosh Vrat (S)               18:02 to 20:39


24           February              (Friday)                Pradosh Vrat (K)               18:13 to 20:45


10           March   (Friday)                Pradosh Vrat (S)               18:22 to 20:49


25           March   (Saturday)           Shani Pradosh Vrat (K)   18:31 to 20:53


08           April       (Saturday)           Shani Pradosh Vrat (S)   18:39 to 20:56


24           April       (Monday)            Soma Pradosh Vrat (K)  18:48 to 21:00


08           May       (Monday)            Soma Pradosh Vrat (S)   18:56 to 21:04


23           May       (Tuesday)            Bhauma Pradosh Vrat (K)             19:05 to 21:10


06           June      (Tuesday)            Bhauma Pradosh Vrat (S)             19:12 to 21:15


21           June      (Wednesday)    Pradosh Vrat (K)               19:17 to 21:19


06           July        (Thursday)          Pradosh Vrat (S)               19:18 to 21:21


21           July        (Friday)                Pradosh Vrat (K)               19:14 to 21:19


04           August  (Friday)                Pradosh Vrat (S)               19:05 to 21:14


19           August  (Saturday)           Shani Pradosh Vrat (K)   18:52 to 21:05


03           September         (Sunday)              Pradosh Vrat (S)               18:36 to 20:54


17           September         (Sunday)              Pradosh Vrat (K)               18:19 to 20:42


03           October               (Tuesday)            Bhauma Pradosh Vrat (S)             18:00 to 20:28


17           October               (Tuesday)            Bhauma Pradosh Vrat (K)             17:45 to 20:17


01           November          (Wednesday)    Pradosh Vrat (S)               17:56 to 20:09


15           November          (Wednesday)    Pradosh Vrat (K)               17:23 to 20:04


01           December           (Friday)                Pradosh Vrat (S)               17:19 to 20:03


15           December           (Friday)                Pradosh Vrat (K)               17:22 to 20:07




30           December           (Saturday)           Shani Pradosh Vrat (S)   18:55 to 20:15