Pradosh Vrat in December 2013 – Shiva Pradosha Dates in December 2013

Pradosh Vrat is dedicated to Shiva and Parvati and is observed on the 13th day of each lunar fortnight in a Hindu calendar. Pradosh Vrat dates in December 2013 are December 14 and December 30. The Pradosh Vrat on December 14, 2013 falls on a Saturday and therefore it is known as Shani Pradosh. It is highly auspicious for those people have trouble with Shani Grah.

The Pradosh Vrat on December 30, 2013 falls on a Monday and therefore it is known as Som Pradosh.

The fasting on Pradosh begins at sunrise and ends during the twilight period. The fasting is very popular with Shiva devotees in South India.

It is believed that during the Pradosha period, Shiva and Parvati are in a happy mood and will fulfill the wishes of the devotees.

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