Pradosh Vrat May 2016 Dates – Shiva Pradosha Fasting in Month of May 2016



Pradosh Vrata, or Shiva Pradosha, is an auspicious day dedicated to Lord Shiva in a lunar fortnight in a traditional Hindu calendar. Pradosh dates in May 2016 – May 4 (Wednesday) and May 19 (Thursday). A fast is observed by Shiva devotees from morning to the twilight period.


Pradosh puja is performed during the twilight period. The period of puja is 1.5 hours before sunset and 1 hour after sunset.

It is said that Lord Shiva and Parvati are in a happy mood during Pradosh period and they shower blessings on devotees.

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