Today, 9 September 2011, is Shukra Pradosh, Pradosh vrat on Shukravar (Friday). Today’s Pradosh falls in Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapad month in Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati & all other North Indian Hindi calendars. The best time to perform Pradosh puja is 4.30 pm to 6 pm.
The next pradosh falls in Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapada month in Telugu, Kannada, Gujarati & Marathi calendars. It would be Krishna Paksha in Ashwin month as per North Indian calendars.
Chanting Pradosha Ashtakam is highly auspicious ritual during Pradosh vrat Puja.