Pradosham December 2016 dates – Fasting dedicated to Shiva Pradosham in December 2016

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 2016 dates are December 11 and December 26. Pradosham is the twilight period before sunrise.

December 26 Pradosh is on Monday, therefore it is known as Soma 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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