Shukra Pradosh Vrat 2023: Date, Time And All You Need To Know

Shukra Pradosh Vrat 2023: The thirteenth day of the waning phase of Kartik month, which falls on a Friday, is known as Shukra Pradosh Vrat. This year, the Pradosh Vrat occurring in November, just before Diwali, is considered particularly special as it coincides with Dhanteras and Friday. Shukra Pradosh Vrat is believed to bestow happiness, fortune, wealth, and prosperity.

Observing prayers and worship of Lord Shiva on this day not only pleases Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati but also invokes the blessings of Goddess Lakshmi. Let’s find out the date, auspicious timings, and significance of Shukra Pradosh Vrat in November 2023.

Kartik Shukra Pradosh Vrat 2023 Date:

The first Shukra Pradosh Vrat of Kartik will be observed on November 10, 2023. This day coincides with the festival of Dhanteras. This time, there is a special occurrence of two Shukra Pradosh Vrats in Kartik month, making it a favourable time for devotees to seek the blessings of Goddess Lakshmi. The second Shukra Pradosh Vrat of Kartik month falls on November 24, 2023.

First Shukra Pradosh Vrat 2023 Muhurat:

According to the Panchang, the Trayodashi tithi of Kartik month in the waning phase will begin at 12:35 PM on November 10, 2023, and end at 01:57 PM on the next day, November 11, 2023. The Pradosh Vrat puja is performed in the evening, so the Pradosh Kaal is considered for the Muhurat.

Puja Timing: 05:30 PM – 08:08PM (November 10, 2023):

Second Shukra Pradosh Vrat 2023 Muhurat:

As per the Panchang, the Trayodashi tithi of Kartik month in the waning phase will begin at 07:06 PM on November 24, 2023, and end at 05:22 PM on the next day, November 25, 2023.

Puja Timing: 07:06PM – 08:06PM

Significance Of Shukra Pradosh Vrat:

According to scriptures, observing Shukra Pradosh Vrat is essential for liberation from all financial troubles. This vrat is believed to bestow the blessings of Goddess Lakshmi. To relieve oneself from debt, perform an abhishek (ritual bath) of the Shiva Linga with milk and honey during the Pradosh Kaal on this day. This not only provides relief from financial woes but also leads to spiritual salvation. On Shukra Pradosh Vrat, offer ghee, sugar, and barley flour to Lord Shiva. Light eight lamps in all directions. This practice invites the presence of Goddess Lakshmi into one’s home.