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Trayodashi Vrat Date: Ashwina: Thursday, 12 October 2023
Trayodashi Vrat

There are usually twelve or thirteen Trayodashi Vrat in a year that falls on the day of Triyodashi before the new moon, hence this fast is also called Masik Shivratri. It is considered an auspicious day for bhagwan Shiv and Devi Parvati. Maha Shivaratri and Sawan Shivaratri are the most famous one. This festival signifies an immense power of the universe emerged in bhagwan Shiv.

This popular Hindu fast is dedicated to Bhagwan Shiva and Mata Parvati. Any vrat or worship gives best results only when it is done in the right way. So let's know what is the correct method and rituals to observe Trayodashi vrat.

Related NameTrayodashi, Trayodashi Vrat
Begins TithiKrishna Trayodashi
ReasonFavorite day of Lord Shiv.
CelebrationsFast, Bhajan/Kirtan, Prayers in Gauri-Shankar Temple, Rudrabhishek.

मासिक शिवरात्रि हिन्दी में पढ़ें

त्रयोदशी व्रत साल मे 12/13 बार आने वाला मासिक व्रत का त्यौहार है, अतः इस व्रत को मासिक शिवरात्रि भी कहा जाता है।

When is Masik Shivratri Fast?

Ashwina Krishna Masik Shivratri Vrat: Thursday, 12 October 2023 [Delhi]
Chaturdashi Tithi : 12 October 2023, 7:53 PM - 13 October 2023, 9:50 PM

What is Trayodashi Vrat`s Puja Vidhi?

❀ On Trayodashi Tithi, wake up in the morning and take a bath and wear white clothes.
❀ Ignite diya in front of god and take the vow of fast.
❀ After fasting for the whole day, worship should be done in a temple during the Pradosh period.
❀ If you cannot go to the temple, then worship should be done by installing Shivling in a clean place of worship or house.
❀ Abhishek should be done on Shivling with milk, curd, honey, ghee, Belpatra and Gangajal.
❀ Keep chanting the Panchakshari mantra Namah Shivay of Shiva during the worship and abhishek.


In the Sanskrit language, the thirteenth day of each month as per the Hindu calendar is known as Trayodashi. It falls for two times during every month of Krishna Paksha and Shukla Paksha. Among these two, the thirteen day of Krishna Paksha is the most auspicious day for Lord Shiva. It shows the love and attachment in the hearts of people for Lord Shiva. This day is commonly known as Shivterash in an ordinary language. It gives a powerful natural upsurge of energy to the human beings. There is an auspicious water offering (Jal Abhishek) in the temple for the entire day of Shivterash.

Related Information

Next Dates(2023)
Ashwina: 12 October 2023Kartika: 11 November 2023Margashirsha: 11 December 2023
1 Days
Begins Tithi
Krishna Trayodashi
Krishna Trayodashi of Every Month
Om Namah Shivaya, Bol Bam, Bam Bam , Bam Bam Bhole, Har Har Mahadev
Favorite day of Lord Shiv.
Fast, Bhajan/Kirtan, Prayers in Gauri-Shankar Temple, Rudrabhishek.
Imp Places
All Jyotirling, Rishikesh, Pashupatinath, Shri Shiv Mandir.
Past Dates
Bhadrapada: 13 September 2023, Shravana (Adhik Mas): 14 August 2023, Sawan Shivaratri: 15 July 2023, Ashadha: 16 June 2023, Jyeshtha: 17 May 2023, Vaishakha: 18 April 2023, Chaitra: 20 March 2023, Maha Shivaratri: 18 February 2023, Magha: 20 January 2023, Pausha: 21 December 2022
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Trayodashi Vrat 2023 Dates

Ashwina12 October 2023
Kartika11 November 2023
Margashirsha11 December 2023
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