Pradosha Puja is an auspicious day
devoted to Lord Shiva. It falls on the 3 day of every lunar fortnight in
traditional Hindu calendar. Shiva devotees fast from sunrise to sunset
and important rituals and pujas are held during the twilight period.
Pradosha means the dusk of the early night or evening tide. The best
time to worship of Lord Shiva is the sun sets and the night approaches.
According to Skanda Purana, this Pradosh Puja is particularly
auspicious. An excellent opportunity to seek long life (deergha aus),
success, health, peace (shanti & prosperity (pushti) from Siva & Parvati.