In the Hindu Calendar, the Thirteenth Day of every month is commemorated as Pradosh Vrat. This vrat is very special of devotees of Lord Shiva. On this shiva’s devotees worship lord shiva during Pradosh Kaal and observe a day-long fast. This is a monthly vrat, which comes twice every month in Krishna Paksha Trayodashi and Shukla Paksha Trayodashi tithis. In September 2021, Pradosh Vrat is falling on Saturday (Saturday), so this month’s fast will be called Shani Pradosh Vrat. It is believed about this vrat, that by observing this vrat, and worshipping Lord Shiva on this day, every wish is fulfilled, all troubles are removed and respect increases. Let us tell you more about 2021 Shani Pradosh Vrat of September month like – its Date, Significance, Vrat Katha, Vidhi, Shubh Muhurat and a lot more.
Shani Pradosh Vrat September 2021 Date and Shubh Muhurat
- Triyodashi Tithi Starts: 08:24 AM, 04 September (Saturday).
- Triyodashi Tithi Ends: 08:21 AM, 05 September (Sunday).
- Shubh Muhurat for Puja: On This day, Lord Shiva should be worshipped during Pradosh Kaal. Pradosh Kaal starts in the evening, about 45 minutes before sunset.
According to our Scriptures, Shani Pradosh Vrat has great importance. It is believed that by observing Shani Pradosh Vrat, person receives the grace of both Shiva and Shakti. This vrat is also consider very important for those, who don’t have children. Astrologer advises childless couples to keep Shani Pradosh fast.
There is a mythological story behind calling thirteenth day of any month as Pradosh. According to the story, after the curse of wife, moon’s light was gone. To come out this situation, Gods and Goddesses suggested them to do tapasya of Lord Shiva. On behalf of this suggestion, moon started tapasya of Lord Shiva. After a long time of tapasya, Lord Shiva pleased from his tapasya and freed him from the curse of his wife. Not only this, he was given life again on the day of Triodashi. Since then this day was called Pradosh. According to religious belief, all kinds of wishes are fulfilled by observing Pradosh fast.