Pradosh Vrat November 2013 – Shiva Pradosha Fasting Dates in November 2013

Pradosh, also referred as Pradosha Vrat, is an auspicious day dedicated to Lord Shiva. The Pradosh Vrat dates in November 2013 are November 1 and November 15 and November 30.  The fasting occurs twice in a Hindu month – once each during the waning and waxing phase of the moon on the Trayodashi day (Thirteenth day after new moon and full moon). Pujas and rituals on Pradosham are performed during the twilight period – around 90 minutes before and 90 minutes after sunset.

The Pradosh on November 30 falls on Saturday and is therefore known as Shani Pradosh. The day is highly is auspicious for those people who have troubles related to Shani in their horoscope.

Fasting from sunrise to sunset is an important aspect of Pradosha. The fast is broken after the evening prayers. The puja and worship is done in the evening. Most devotees spend the evening on the day in a Shiva temple.

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