This day called The Prathosam is suitable for worshipping Lord Shiva in every month.It is a period of time which is the best time to worship Lord Shiva.In simple words this time can also be known as the time when god is free and when you can really worship him and ensure that your prayers are considered. Pradosha pooja is one of the most sacred and important among the poojas performed by Shivites to the Graceful Lord Shiva.
Scientific Meaning : Evening of the 13th phase of the moon, 90 minutes before and after Sun set. It is considered auspicious for worshipping Shiva in all Saivite temples - when thousands congregate for worship.
Meaning of Pradhosam:
Shukla Paksha : 15 moon days from new moon to full moon.
Trayodasi : Thirteenth moon day.
Dhwadhasi : Twelfth moon day.
In Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha , the evening of the Trayodasi between 4.30 pm to 6.00 p.m. is called Pradosham. It comes once in fifteen moon days.Pradosha time is to pray Lord Shiva and invoke his Blessings. Praying in this time will free us from sins and gives Moksha - Hence the name Pradosha.
During Prodhosha time Abhishekam with the Shiva deity.
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Anoint the Lord Shiva with Love, He would give Himself !!
Vilvam and flowers can be given for Shiva pooja. Please go to Shiva temple for every Pradhosham and live in His grace blissfully.