Pradosh February 2017 dates

Pradosh vrat or Pradosham puja is an auspicious vrat dedicated to Lord Shiva. In each month, generally two Pradosh vrat are observed.

Pradosh in February 2017 dates: 8 February and 24 February.

Pradosh Vrat on 8 February 2017, Wednesday – Budha Pradosh Vrat

It falls in Shukla Paksha of Magh Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars of Purnimant Panchang and Amavasyant calendars followed in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat.

It is a Pradosham Puja in Thai Month in Tamil calendar, Makaram Masam in Malayalam Panchang and Magh Month in Bengali calendar.

Pradosh Vrat on 24 February 2017, Friday – Shukra Pradosha Vrata

It falls in Krishna Paksha of Falgun month as per North Indian Hindi calendars of Purnimant Panchang and Magha Month as per Amavasyant calendars followed in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat.

It is a Pradosham Puja in Maasi Month in Tamil calendar, Kumbha Masam in Malayalam Panchang and Phalgun Month in Bengali calendar.

This Pradosh is also celebrated as Mahashivaratri Vratham.

Pradosha Ashtakam is popularly chanted stotram for Pradosha Pooja.

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