Pradosh Vrat / Why should Pradosh Vrat be observed/ Benefits of observing Pradosh VratWhen is Pradosh Vrat observed -
Pradosh vrat is observed twice a month on Trayodashi Tithi of both the Paksh i.e. Krishna Paksh and Sukhla Paksh.( Click here10.5.2 to know the dates of Prasosh in the current year)
Benefits of observing Pradosh Vrat -
It is believed that observing Pradosh Vrat and worshiping Lord Shiva during the Pradosh kaal ( Pradosh kaal is a period of three Ghatis from the sunset time ), bring peace, prosperity and good luck to the Vratis and to the worshipers. If the person has a particular desire to be fulfilled by the grace of Lord Shiva, he/she must observe the Pradosh Vrat on a particular day of the week when the Trayodashi falls as given below -
1. For getting a good son - If the person has a desire of getting a good son, he/she must start the Pradosh vrat from Trayodashi which falls on Saturday and must continue it for one year. The Trayodashi which falls on Saturday is known as Shani Pradosh.
2. For debt relief ( for getting rid of poverty ) -
The person who wants to get rid of poverty, must start observing the Pradosh Vrat from Trayodshi Tithi which falls on Tuesday and must continue it for one year. The Trayodashi which falls on Tuesday is known as Bhaum Pradosh.
3. For goof fortune / Prosperity / Welfare -
The person who wants good fortune, must start observing the Pradosh Vrat from the Trayodashi which falls on Friday and must continue it for one year.
4. For getting a particular wish or desire fulfilled - The person who has a particular desire or wish to be fulfilled, must start observing the Pradosh vrat from the Trayodashi which falls on Monday and must continue it for one year. The Trayodashi Tithi which falls on Monday is known as Som Pradosh.
5. For good health and longevity - The person who wants good health, must start observing Pradosh Vrat from the Trayodashi Tithi which falls on Sunday and must continue it for one year.
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