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Pradosh Vrat in December 2017 – Shiva Pradosha Dates in December

Pradosh Vrat is dedicated to Shiva and Parvati and is observed on the 13th day of each lunar fortnight in a Hindu calendar. Pradosh Vrat dates in December 2017 are December 1, 2017 (Friday), December 15, 2017 (Friday) and December 30, 2017 (Saturday).

December 30, 2017 Pradosh falls on a Saturday, therefore it is known as Shani Pradosh.

The fasting on Pradosh begins at sunrise and ends during the twilight period. The fasting is very popular with Shiva devotees in South India.

It is believed that during the Pradosha period, Shiva and Parvati are in a happy mood and will fulfill the wishes of the devotees.