Som Pradosh in October 2011 is even more auspicious as it is also observed as Dhanteras (Dhan Trayodashi). Som Pradosh October date is 24 October 2011. Som Pradosh is observed on Trayodasi day which falls on Somvar (Monday). It is the most auspicious occasion to perform Shiva Puja.
Som Pradosh in October 2011 falls in Krishna Paksha of Kartik month in Hindi calendars. It coincides with Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month in Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu & Kannada calendars.
General Pradosh Kaal Puja time is 4.30 to 6’o clock in the evening.
This day is also observed as Dhanvantari Jayanti and Guru Dwadasi. Yam Deepdan is also performed this day.
Pradosha Ashtakam is a highly meritorious prayer to chant during Pradosh Shiva Puja. Click here to read Pradoshashtakam.