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First Pradosh fast will be kept on this day in the month of July, know the complete worship method to get the blessings of Shiva.

According to the Hindi calendar, Pradosh fast is observed on the Trayodashi Tithi of both Krishna Paksha and Shukla Paksha every month. Trayodashi Tithi is considered to be of great importance in Hinduism.

Let us tell you that this time the first Pradosh fast of the month of Ashadh is on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. This day is falling on Wednesday, that is why this fast will be called Budh Pradosh Vrat. The puja of Pradosh Vrat is started 45 minutes before sunset and is performed 45 minutes after sunset.

During the Pradosh period, fasting is performed according to the law. For this reason, it is known as Pradosh Vrat. It is said that if Lord Shiva is worshiped during the Pradosh period, it gives special results to the person.

The person who observes a fast for Lord Shiva and worships according to the law, happiness, and prosperity arrives in his house. Today we are going to tell you about Pradosh Vrat Puja Vidhi and its importance through this article.

Know Pradosh Vrat Muhurta

  • Ashadh Krishna Paksha Trayodashi date starts – 07 July 2021 at 01:02 pm
  • Ashadh Krishna Paksha Trayodashi date ends – 08 July 2021 at 03:20 PM
  • Sunrise on Trayodashi Tithi – at 05:04 am
  • Sunset on Trayodashi Tithi – at 06:42 PM

Pradosh Vrat Puja Method

Those who are observing Pradosh fast should wake up early in the morning on Trayodashi and wear clean clothes after retiring from bathing.

After this, the place where you will worship, clean the place properly, and light an incense lamp. Now in the evening after taking bath again at the time of Pradosh Kaal, you should start worship.

Now after anointing Lord Shiva with Gangajal, offer flowers, Akshat, incense, Dakshina, and Naivedya, etc. to him.

After this, offer rice kheer to please Lord Shiva. After this, you married women should offer make-up items and red Chunari to Mother Parvati. 

Now sit at the same place and chant Shiva Mantras or recite Shiv Chalisa. Now worship Lord Shiva and Mother Parvati. When your worship is complete, you can have fruit.

Know the importance of Budh Pradosh fast

As we all know, Wednesday is dedicated to Lord Ganesha, the son of Lord Shiva. Special worship of Lord Ganesha is done on Wednesday.

This time Pradosh fast will be observed on Wednesday only. For this reason, if a person does fasting on this day, then he gets the blessings of Lord Shiva as well as Lord Ganesha, which brings happiness, prosperity, and auspiciousness in the person’s life.

It is believed that those who observe a fast on this day get rid of all the troubles of life. Not only this but all the wishes of the person are fulfilled. According to religious belief, a person who observes Pradosh Vrat gets virtuous results like cow donation.

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