Pradosh or Pradosha vrata is an auspicious puja dedicated to Lord Shiva. Pradosh vrata in March 2015 fall in Phalguna Month & Chaitra Month. Pradosh March 2015 dates are – 2 March & March 18.
The first Pradosh falls on March 2, 2015. It is Shukla Paksha Trayodashi in Falgun month in North Indian Hindi calendar and in Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, and Kannada calendars. As it falls on Monday, it also referred to as Som Pradosha Pujan.
It falls in Panguni Masam of Tamil calendar, Meena Masam of Malayalam calendar and Phalgun Month of Bengali Panjika.
The second Pradosh Puja in March 2015 is on March 18. As it falls on Wednesday, it is also meritorious as Budh Pradosh Vrat. It falls on Krishna Paksha Trayodashi in Chaitra month as per North Indian Hindi calendars and Krishna Paksha Trayodashi in Falgun month in Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, and Telugu calendars.
It falls in Panguni Masam of Tamil calendar, Meenam Month of Malayalam calendar and Chaitra Month of Bengali Panjika.
The time to observe Pradosh puja is 4.30 pm to 6 pm, just before sunset. Pradosha Ashtakam is one of the highly meritorious text to chant during Pradosh Shiva Puja.