Pradosh Vrat 2019

The festival of Pradosh Vrat, commonly known as Pradosham in the southern parts of India, is celebrated to worship Lord Shiva. According to the Hindu Lunar calendar, the festival is observed twice a month, on both Trayodashi Tithi-  on Shukla Paksha Trayodashi as well as on Krishna Paksha Trayodashi.

When Pradosh Vrat day falls on a Monday, it is called Soma Pradosham, on a Tuesday, it is called Bhauma Pradosham, and on a Saturday, it is called Shani Pradosham.

Pradosh Vrat 2019 will be observed on 25 days. List of Pradosh Vrat 2019, along with the Pradosh Vrat Puja Vidhi, has been mentioned in the table below -



Pradosh Vrat                                                        


Puja Timings                                    


Pausha (Krishna) Trayodashi

3rd January

05:32 PM to 08:18 PM.


Pausha (Shukla) Trayodashi

19th January

05:45 PM to 08:28 PM.


Magha (Krishna) Trayodashi

2nd February

05:57 PM to 08:36 PM.


Magha (Shukla) Trayodashi

17th February

06:09 PM to 08:43 PM.


Phalguna (Krishna) Trayodashi

3rd March

06:18 PM to 08:48 PM.


Phalguna (Shukla) Trayodashi

18th March

06:27 PM to 08:52 PM.


Chaitra (Krishna) Trayodashi

2nd April

06:35 PM to 08:55 PM.


Chaitra (Shukla) Trayodashi

17th April

06:44 PM to 08:58 PM.


Vaishakha (Krishna) Trayodashi

2nd May

06:53 PM to 09:03 PM.


Vaishakha (Shukla) Trayodashi

16th May

07:01 PM to 09:08 PM.


Jyestha (Krishna) Trayodashi

31st May

07:10 PM to 09:13 PM


Jyestha (Shukla) Trayodashi

14th June

07:16 PM to 09:18 PM


Ashadha (Krishna) Trayodashi

30th June

07:19 PM to 09:21 PM


Ashadha (Shukla) Trayodashi

14th July

07:17 PM to 09:21 PM


Shravana (Krishna) Trayodashi

29th July

07:10 PM to 09:17 PM


Shravana (Shukla) Trayodashi

12th August

07:00 PM to 09:10 PM


Bhadrapada (Krishna) Trayodashi

28th August

06:44 PM to 08:59 PM


Bhadrapada (Shukla) Trayodashi

11th September

06:28 PM to 08:48 PM


Ashwina (Krishna) Trayodashi

26th September

06:10 PM to 08:35 PM


Ashwina (Shukla) Trayodashi

11th October

05:52 PM to 08:23 PM


Kartika (Krishna) Trayodashi

25th October

07:08 PM to 08:13 PM


Kartika (Shukla) Trayodashi

9th November

05:27 PM to 08:06 PM


Margashirsha (Krishna) Trayodashi

24th November

05:21 PM to 08:04 PM


Margashirsha (Shukla) Trayodashi

9th December

05:20 PM to 08:06 PM


Pausha (Krishna) Trayodashi

23rd December                   

05:25 PM to 08:11 PM.


Customs and Rituals Observed-

The meaning of ‘Pradosh’ is the removal of sins. Devotees of Lord Shiva observe Pradosh Vrat, to seek his blessings, and to remove negative karma caused by any mistakes they may have made. By keeping the fast, devotees are also blessed with good health and wealth. Astrologers also suggest couples, who may be having trouble in conceiving, to observe this fast. Many people also worship Goddess Parvati along with Lord Shiva.

A traditional ritual also includes lighting a deep (diya) in front of the idol of Lord Shiva, or even going for darshan(visiting) to a Shiva Temple. The deity, Lord Bholenath, another form of Lord Shiva, is also worshipped. Devotees chant the Shiva Chalisa (a prayer for Lord Shiva) during the puja.

Pradosh Vrat 2019 can be a very auspicious time to make some required changes in your life. For those who may be facing troubles and problems in their life, consult our expert astrologers on to learn what remedies can be carried out during this festival for a better life.


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