Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Prathosam

Prathosam

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.
Krishna Paksha : 15 moon days from full moon to new 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.
Lordshivaa, Pradhosam,Meaning of pradhosam,Story of Pradhosam
FOOD WHICH IS EATEN IN THIS PERIOD AND THE EFFECTS FOR EACH.
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.

Dates For Prathosam In 2012


PRADHOSAM Dates in image FORMAT 




Date
Day
Prathosam / sani-prathosam
6     January 2012
Friday
Pradosham
20  January 2012
Friday
Pradosham
5  February 2012
Sunday
Pradosham
19  February 2012
Sunday
Maha-Pradosham
6  March 2012
 Tuesday
Pradosham
20 March 2012
 Tuesday
Pradosham
4  April 2012
Wednesday
Pradosham
18  April 2012
Wednesday
Pradosham
3  May 2012
Thursday 
Pradosham
18  May 2012
Friday
Pradosham
2 June 2012
 Saturday
Sani-Pradosham
16 June 2012
 Saturday
Sani-Pradosham
1  July 2012
Sunday
Pradosham
16 July 2012
Monday
Pradosham
30 July 2012
Monday
Pradosham
15 August 2012
Wednesday
Pradosham
29 August 2012
Wednesday
Pradosham
13 September 2012
Thursday 
Pradosham
27 September 2012
Thursday 
Pradosham
13 October 2012
 Saturday
Sani-Pradosham
27 October 2012
 Saturday
Sani-Pradosham
11 November 2012
Sunday
Pradosham
25 November 2012
Sunday
Pradosham
11 December 2012
 Tuesday
Pradosham
25 December 2012
 Tuesday
Pradosham  

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7 comments:

This is the first website who has given these dates for 2012
thanks a lot .
i needed them a lot as i am a deep beleaver of lord shiva and here in singapore there arnt even people who i can ask about these dates.

Always good for bhaktas !!!
jai shamboo

can any one explain about how to do the prathosam viratham, and what about ladies having virtham for prathosam.

Please check with the hindu endowment board.

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