Today, 4 April 2012 is Pradosh Vrat. This Pradosh vrat coincides with Anang Trayodasi vrat (Ananga Vrata). It falls in Shukla Paksha of Chaitra Month in Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati & other North Indian lunar calendars. It falls in Panguni Masam in Tamil calendar and Meena Masam in Malayalam calendar.
Pradosh Vrat of April 4, 2012 is the first Pradosha pooja in Nandana Nama Samvatsaram (2012-2013 Hindu Year).
Pradosh Shiva Puja time is 4.30 to 6’0 clock in the evening. Pradosha Ashtakam is the important prayer chanted during Pradosh Shiv Pujan.