Pradosh Vrat 2023 - Getting to Know All About It

Sun, Jan 01, 2023
Team Astroyogi   By Team Astroyogi
Sun, Jan 01, 2023
Team Astroyogi   By Team Astroyogi
Pradosh Vrat 2023 - Getting to Know All About It

The auspicious occasion of Pradosh Vrat, commonly known as Pradosham in the southern parts of India, is celebrated to worship Lord Shiva. As per the Hindu Lunar calendar, the festival is observed twice a month, on both Trayodashi Tithi (13th day) on Shukla Paksha Trayodashi as well as on Krishna Paksha Trayodashi. Observing Pradosh Vrat is considered to be very promising and beneficial. Devotees eagerly wait for this auspicious day, as with this fast, all the person's wishes are fulfilled. This Vrat can be observed by anyone, irrespective of their gender and age.

When Pradosh Vrat is on a Monday, it is called Soma Pradosham Vrat. If it coincides with Thursday, it is known as Guru Pradosh Vrat, and if it falls on a Saturday, it is called Shani Pradosham Vrat. If it is on a Tuesday, it is termed as Bhauma Pradosham Vrat.

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Pradosh Vrat Customs and Rituals Observed

The meaning of the word 'Pradosh' is the removal of sins. Devotees of Lord Shiva observe the Pradosh Vrat to seek his blessings and remove negative Karma caused by any mistakes or sins they may have made in the past. By observing this fast, devotees are also blessed with good health and fortune. It is commonly believed that by keeping this fast and praying to Lord Shiva, all your desires can get fulfilled. 

On this auspicious day, many people also worship Goddess Parvati along with Lord Shiva. A traditional ritual also includes lighting a Diya in front of the idol of Lord Shiva or even visiting a Shiva Temple. It is believed that lighting even a single Diya on this day can be very rewarding. Devotees chant the Shiva Chalisa (a prayer for Lord Shiva) during the puja. The devotees also listen to Pradosh Vrat Katha on this day.

It is believed that devotees who observe this fast with devotion are bound to get contentment, bountiful wealth, good health, and blessings.

Pradosh Vrat can be an auspicious time to make some required changes in your life. For those facing troubles and problems in their lives, consult our expert astrologers on Astroyogi to learn what remedies can be carried out for a better life.

Pradosh Vrat Dates for The Year 2023

A list of Pradosh Vrat 2023 dates is mentioned below. Read to find all about it.  

  1. Budh Pradosh Vrat: 4 January 2023, Wednesday
  2. Guru Pradosh Vrat: 19 January 2023, Thursday
  3. Guru Pradosh Vrat: 2 February 2023, Thursday
  4. Shani Pradosh Vrat: 18 February 2023, Saturday
  5. Shani Pradosh Vrat: March 4, 2023, Saturday
  6. Ravi Pradosh Vrat: March 19, 2023, Sunday
  7. Som Pradosh Vrat: 3 April 2023, Monday
  8. Som Pradosh Vrat: 17 April 2023, Monday
  9. Budh Pradosh Vrat: 3 May 2023, Wednesday
  10. Budh Pradosh Vrat: 17 May 2023, Wednesday
  11. Guru Pradosh Vrat: June 1, 2023, Thursday
  12. Guru Pradosh Vrat: 15 June 2023, Thursday
  13. Shani Pradosh Vrat: 1 July 2023, Saturday
  14. Shukra Pradosh Vrat: 14 July 2023, Friday
  15. Ravi Pradosh Vrat: 30 July 2023, Sunday
  16. Ravi Pradosh Vrat: 13 August 2023, Sunday
  17. Som Pradosh Vrat: 28 August 2023, Monday
  18. Bhaum Pradosh Vrat: 12 September 2023, Tuesday
  19. Budh Pradosh Vrat: 27 September 2023, Wednesday
  20. Budh Pradosh Vrat: 11 October 2023, Wednesday
  21. Guru Pradosh Vrat: October 26, 2023, Thursday
  22. Shukra Pradosh Vrat: 10 November 2023, Friday
  23. Shukra Pradosh Vrat: 24 November 2023, Friday
  24. Ravi Pradosh Vrat: 10 December 2023, Sunday
  25. Ravi Pradosh Vrat: 24 December 2023, Sunday

shubh muhurat 2023



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