Pradosham December 2013 dates – Fasting dedicated to Shiva

Pradosham is a fasting dedicated to Shiva and Parvati and is observed on the 13th day of each lunar fortnight. Pradosham dates as per Hindu calendar in India in December 2013 dates are December 14 and December 30. Pradosham is the twilight period before sunrise. As December 14 is a saturday, it is known as Shani Pradosham.

The fast begins at sunrise and ends after twilight prayers in a temple or at home.

The popular belief is that Shiva and Parvati are in a happy mood during this period and fulfils the wishes of devotees.

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