Pradosham October 2013 Dates – Monthly Fast Dedicated to Shiva in October 2013

Pradosham is a monthly fasting day dedicated to Hindu God Shiva. The day occurs twice during the Hindu lunar month. Pradosham dates in October 2013 – October 2 and October 16. Prayers are offered to Shiva and Goddess Parvati during the twilight period on the day.

Pradosham as the name indicates is a period just before sunset and after sunset. Loosely the Pradosham period is between 1.5 hours before sunset and 1 hour after sunset.

Devotees fasting on the Pradosham day, break their fasting after the evening prayers.

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