Pradosh in December 2016

Pradosh is an auspicious occasion to perform Shiva Pujan. In December 2016, Pradosh vrat dates are: December 11 & December 26.

December 11, 2016 Pradosh Vrat (Sunday): Bhanu Pradosh

Pradosh of December 11 falls in Margashirsha Masam as per Telugu, Kannada, Gujarati & Marathi calendars and North Indian Hindi calendars.

As this Pradosh vrata falls on Sunday (Ravivar), Ravi Graha pradosha puja (Surya Graha Shanti) is observed. In some places, Surya graha shanti pujas are also observed along with Pradosha kaala Shiva Puja.

December 26, 2016 Pradosh Vrat (Monday): Soma Pradosha Vrata

Pradosh of December 26 falls in Margashirsha Month as per Telugu, Kannada, Gujarati & Marathi calendars. And it falls in Poush Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars.

As this Pradosh vrata falls on Monday (Somvar), Chandra Graha pradosha puja is observed. In some places, Chandra graha shanti pujas are also observed along with Pradosha kaala Shiva Puja.

Pradosha Kaala Shiva Puja time is between 4.30 to 6 in the evening. Pradosha Ashtakam is a popular prayer chanted during Pradosh Vrat.

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