8 December 2015 is Bhauma Pradosh Vrat.
Pradosh of December 8 falls in Karthika Masam as per Telugu, Kannada, Gujarati & Marathi calendars and it falls in Margashirsha Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars. This Pradosha Vrata is even more significant as it falls on Tuesday.
As this Pradosh vrata falls on Tuesday (Mangalawar), Mangal Graha pradosha puja (Mangal Graha Shanti) is observed. In some places, Mangal graha shanti pujas are also observed along with Pradosha kaala Shiva Puja.
It falls in Karthigai Masam of Tamil calendar, Vrischika Masam of Malayalam calendar and Agrahan Month in Bengali calendar.
Panchang – 8 December 2015
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:59 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:37
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 28:47 Chandrastama (Moonset) 15:39
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dwadashi – 12:34
Nakshatra Swati – 20:56
Yoga Shobhana – 10:59
Karana Garaja – 25:29*
Purnimanta Month Margashirsha
Amavasyanta Month Kaartika
Shaka Samvatsara: Manmadha
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Kilaka
Rahu Kalam: 14:58 – 16:17
Gulika Kalam: 12:18 – 13:38
Yama Gandam: 09:39 – 10:58
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Vrischika
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Tula
Amrita Kalam 11:13 – 12:59
Abhijit: 11:57 – 12:39
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 27:00* – 28:44*
Durmuhurthams: 22:58 – 23:52