What Is Pradosh Vrat (fasting)?

Pradosh Vrat or Pradosham is done to worship of Lord Shiva and Parvati on trayodashi (thirteenth day in Hindu month). There are two Pradosh days in a Hindu month, one in shukla paksha and other in krishna paksha

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Different Types of Pradosh Vrat

  • It is known as Soma Pradosham or Chandra Pradosham when falling on Monday.
  • It is known as Bhauma Pradosham when falling on Tuesday.
  • It is known as Shani Pradosham when falling on Saturday.




  • Importance of Pradosh Vrat

    Pradost Vrat is considered very auspicious and an important vrat among all the other vrata. It is also said that worshiping lord Shiva on this day washes all your sins and an individual can obtain moksha or mukti after death. Accordingly, keeping Pradosh vrat or donating two cows get the same rewards. It is believed that the person who perform vrat on Pradosh dates “Shiva will be his”.

    List of Pradosh Vrat Dates In 2018

    14 January (Sunday) Pradosh Vrat Pradosh Vrat
    29 January (Monday) Soma Pradosh Vrat Soma Pradosh Vrat
    13 February (Tuesday) Bhauma Pradosh Vrat Bhauma Pradosh Vrat
    28 February (Wednesday) Pradosh Vrat Pradosh Vrat
    15 March (Thursday) Pradosh Vrat Pradosh Vrat
    29 March (Thursday) Pradosh Vrat Pradosh Vrat
    14 April (Saturday) Shani Pradosh Vrat Shani Pradosh Vrat
    28 April (Saturday) Shani Pradosh Vrat Shani Pradosh Vrat
    13 May (Sunday) Pradosh Vrat Pradosh Vrat
    27 May (Sunday) Pradosh Vrat Pradosh Vrat
    12 June (Tuesday) Bhauma Pradosh Vrat Bhauma Pradosh Vrat
    25 June (Monday) Soma Pradosh Vrat Soma Pradosh Vrat
    26 June (Tuesday) Bhauma Pradosh Vrat Bhauma Pradosh Vrat
    11 July (Wednesday) Pradosh Vrat Pradosh Vrat
    25 July (Wednesday) Pradosh Vrat Pradosh Vrat
    09 August (Thursday) Pradosh Vrat Pradosh Vrat
    24 August (Friday) Pradosh Vrat Pradosh Vrat
    07 September (Friday) Pradosh Vrat Pradosh Vrat
    22 September (Saturday) Shani Pradosh Vrat Shani Pradosh Vrat
    07 October (Sunday) Pradosh Vrat Pradosh Vrat
    22 October (Monday) Soma Pradosh Vrat Soma Pradosh Vrat
    05 November (Monday) Soma Pradosh Vrat Soma Pradosh Vrat
    21 November (Wednesday) Pradosh Vrat Pradosh Vrat
    05 December (Wednesday) Pradosh Vrat Pradosh Vrat
    20 December (Thursday) Pradosh Vrat Pradosh Vrat

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