Pradosham October 2015 Dates – Monthly Fast Dedicated to Shiva in October 2015

Pradosham is a monthly fasting day dedicated to Hindu God Shiva. The day occurs twice during the Hindu lunar month. Pradosham dates in October 2015 – October 10 and October 25. Prayers are offered to Shiva and Goddess Parvati during the twilight period on the day.

October 10, 2015 is Saturday, so the day is known as Shani Pradosham.

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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