Pradosh or Pradosham puja is an auspicious vrat dedicated to Lord Shiva and is observed on every Trayodashi tithi. In June 2021, Pradosh vrat dates are – June 7 and June 22.
The first Pradosh vrat in June 2021 is Som Pradosh (7 June) as it falls on Monday or Somvar. The other one was Bhaum Pradosh (22 June, Tuesday).
Generally, the auspicious time for Pradosh puja is 4.30 to 6’0 clock in the evening on Trayodasi tithi.
Som Pradosh, 7 June 2021
Pradosham on 7 June 2021 falls in Krishna Paksha in Jyeshta month as per as per North Indian Hindi calendars & and in Vaishakh Month as per Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, and Telugu calendar. It falls in Edava Masam of Malayalam calendar, Vaigasi Masam in Tamil calendar and Jaishtho Month in Bengali Panjika.
Bhaum Pradosh, 22 June 2021
Pradosh on 22 June 2021 falls in Shukla Paksha of Jyeshta Month in Amavasyant calendars and North Indian Hindi calendars. It falls in Midhuna Masam of Malayalam calendar, Aani Masam in Tamil calendar and Ashar Month in Bengali Panjika.
Pradosha Ashtakam is an auspicious prayer to chant during Pradosh Shiva Puja.