Pradosh Vrat May 2022, Know Shiva Puja Shubh Muhurat and Vidhi

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Pradosh Vrat May 2022


Pradosh Vrat May 2022

Pradosh Vrat May 2022, Know Shiva Puja Shubh Muhurat and Vidhi

There is another beautiful practice from ancient times in India. Many traditions and sanatana dharma that refers to the “eternal” truth and teachings of Hinduism. According to the traditional Hindu calendar “Panchang” which is based on the Moon, this year Pradosh Vrat falls on May 13, Friday. Pradosh, also known as Pradosham, is celebrated every month on the thirteenth day Trayodashi of every fortnight to dedicate worship to Lord Shiva. Shiva devotees undertake fast on this day which is called Pradosh Vrat. 

It is interesting to know that the name of the vrat changes according to the day it concurs with. For example, during this 13th day of the lunar fortnight or Trayodashi Tithi it falls on Friday, so called  Bhruguwara. If this vrat falls on Monday refer to as Som Pradosh, if on Tuesday called Bhaum Pradosh, on Saturday, it is Shani Pradosh. Bhruguwara is associated with the astrological planet Venus, so it is regarded as beneficial and shubh for marriage. Observing this Pradosh Vrat helps you attract luck, luxury, and love in life. 

Pradosh Vrat, 2022, Shiv Puja Shubh Timings and Vidhi

Pradosh Vrat/ Trayodashi Tithi begins— At 5:27PM, May 13, Friday

Pradosh Vrat/ Trayodashi Tithi ends — At 3:22 PM, May 14, Saturday

Shiva Puja Muhurat —  7:04 PM to 9:09 PM

Devotees pay tribute to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati throughout the day.

It is believed that Pradosh is the time when Lord Shiva emerged from his stupor, as he consumed poison from the Samudra manthan and danced the tandava on the top of his Nandi bull. It is said that during pradosh time, Lord shiva attains ecstatic state and blesses those who offer prayers to him with full devotion. This is done in a symbolic way with Rudra Abhishek, where devotees bathe the shiva lingam with ghee, milk, honey, curd, coconut water and other aromatic liquids. Along with this, they chant the Shiva mantra-- "OM Namah Shivaya '', Mahamrityunjaye mantra, such rituals are performed in order to attain manifold benefits. 


Know mythological  Pradosh Vrat Katha

According to puranic legend, the Devas plea to Lord shiva in the most conducive muhurat of pradosh to seek his help in defeating the asuras or demons. They ran to mount Kailash on a pradosh evening and were entered by Nandi, shiva's sacred bull. Shiva agreed to help them in defeating the asuras. Hence, the tradition of Shiva deification along with Mata Parvati started and continues till date.

Also, Pradosh Vrat are engaging and encouraging tales. Similar tales are relating to different different types of pradosh vrat. Taking into account a story of Chandra dev, one of the Gods of heaven and known as the ruler of earth-moon, once suffered from a miserable disease due to a curse given to him. He performed severe penance and offered prayers to Lord Shiva. Pleased by his devotion and immolations, Lord Shiva blessed and liberated him from his mournings on the day of Trayodashi, since then this tithi is observed.

Significance of observing the Pradosh Vrat

Pradosh Vrat occurs twice a month and depending on the day of the week it falls, the benefits of the vrat vary. whereas, the Shani and som pradosh hold special importance on all the pradosh days. The maha pradosh is the most auspicious of all pradosham dates in a year which either occurs before or on the day of Maha Shivratri, falling on the maagha month of Hindu calendar. Thus pradosh is meant to wash away all the sins and removes all negativities and impurities from karma by performing a cleansing of our souls, minds, and consciousness. Hence, everyone prays for a hurdle-free, calm, joyful, and prosperous life.


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