Pradosham June 2016 dates – Shiva Pradosham in June 2016



Pradosham is a monthly fasting and is observed on the 13th day of a fortnight in a Hindu calendar and is dedicated to Hindu God Shiva and Goddess Parvati. June 2016 Pradosham date is  June 2 (Thursday) and June 17 (Friday). Pradosham occurs twice in a Hindu month – once each during the waning (Krishna Paksha) and waxing phase (Shukla Paksha) of the moon.

The Pradosham period is in the evening from 1.5 hours before sunset and 1 hour after sunset. The fast which began at sunrise is broken during the period.

Most devotees make it a point to be present at a Shiva temple or offer prayers at home.

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