Pradosham or Pradosh Shiva puja is a vrata dedicated to Lord Shiva. In May 2017, Pradosh dates are May 8, Monday and May 23, Tuesday.
Pradosh Vrat is observed at evening time on Trayodashi or 13th day of both fortnights (Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha) in a Hindu month.
Details of Pradosh Vrat in May 2017
May 8, 2017: Som Pradosh pooja
Pradosh on Monday: It falls in Shukla Paksha in Vaishakh month in North Indian Hindi calendars and in Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, and Telugu calendars. It falls on the next day of Varuthini Ekadashi.
It coincides with Chithirai Masam Pradosham in Tamil calendar, Meda Masam Pradosham in Malayalam calendar & Baishakh Month Pradosha Puja in Bengali Panjika.
May 23, 2017: Bhaum Pradosham (Mangal Pradosh)
Pradosham on Tuesday: It falls in Krishna Paksha in Jyeshta month as per North Indian Hindi calendars; Vaishakh Month in Amavasyant Panchangams (Marathi, Gujarati, Kananda & Telugu calendars). It falls on the day after Mohini Ekadashi.
It coincides with Vaigasi Masam Pradosham in Tamil calendar, Edava Masam Pradosham in Malayalam calendar & Jaistho Month Pradosha Puja in Bengali Panjika.