Pradosham 2016 - 2017 dates – Shiva Pradosham Dates in 2016



Pradosham 2016 - 2017 in Hindu calendar based on India Standard Time. Pradosham or Pradosha, is an auspicious day dedicated to Lord Shiva. Here are the Pradosham dates in 2016. It falls on the 13th day of every lunar fortnight in traditional Hindu calendar. Shiva devotees fast from sunrise to sunset and important rituals and pujas are held during the twilight period.

The Pradosham 2016 - 2017 dates are based on Indian Standard Time.

Pradosham 2016 dates

January 7, 2016 – Thursday - Pradosham
January 21, 2016 – Thursday

February 6, 2016 - Saturday - Shani Pradosham
February 20, 2016 –  Saturday - Shani Pradosham

March 6, 2016 –  Sunday - Ravi Pradosham
March 20, 2016 – Sunday - Ravi Pradosham

April 5, 2016 – Tuesday - Bhauma Pradosham
April 19, 2016 – Tuesday - Bhauma Pradosham

May 4, 2016 – Wednesday
May 19, 2016 – Thursday

June 2, 2016 – Thursday
June 17, 2016 – Friday

July 2, 2016 – Saturday - Shani Pradosham
July 17, 2016 – Sunday
July 31 - Sunday


August 15, 2016 – Monday - Soma Pradosham
August 29, 2016 – Monday - Soma Pradosham

September 14, 2016 – Wednesday
September 28, 2016 – Wednesday

October 13, 2016 – Thursday
October 27, 2016 – Thursday (October 28, 2106 in western parts of India)

November 12, 2016 – Saturday  - Shani Pradosham
November 26, 2016 - Saturday - Shani Pradosham

December 11, 2016 - Sunday
December 26, 2016 - Monday - Soma Pradosham

Pradosham 2017

Pradosha, Pradosham and Pradosha Puja mean the same and are the different spellings used by people to refer to the Vrata.

When Pradosham falls on Monday it is known as Soma Pradosh as Monday is dedicated to Shiva. Shani Pradosham is when the Vratam falls on Saturday and it good for alleviating Shani Dosha.

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