Today, 29 August 2012, is Budh Pradosh, Pradosh vrat on Wednesday (Budhavar). Today’s Pradosh falls in Shukla Paksha of Adhika Bhadrapada Month in Telugu, Kannada, Marathi & Gujarati calendars and also in North Indian Hindi calendars. The best time to perform Pradosh puja is 4.30 pm to 6 pm.
The next pradosh falls in Nija Bhadrapada month as per Hindi calendars and in Krishna Paksha of Adhik Bhadrapad Month in Telugu, Kannada, Gujarati & Marathi Panchang.
Chanting Pradosha Ashtakam is highly meritorious ritual on Pradosh vrat day.