12 September 2023 is Bhauma Pradosha Puja, Pradosham Shiva Pooja. As it falls on Tuesday (Mangalavara), it is also referred to as Bhauma Pradosha Vrata.
It falls on Trayodashi in Krishna Paksha in Bhadrapada Month in Hindu calendars followed in North Indian states and in Shravan Month in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat, Goa and Andhra Pradesh calendars.
It falls in Aavani Masam in Tamil calendar, Kanni Masam in Malayalam Panchangam and Bhadra Month in Bengali Panjika.
Mangal Graha Shanti / Kuja Dosha Nivarana Homam are performed by some devotees on Bhauma Pradosh Vrat.
Pradosh Puja time is 4.30 to 6’0 clock in the evening. Pradosha Ashtakam is an auspicious prayer chanted during Pradosh Shiv Pujan.