Today, 17 September 2013 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 Shukla Paksha in Bhadrapada Month in Hindu calendars followed in North Indian states & in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat, Goa and Andhra Pradesh calendars.
It falls in Purattasi 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.
Daily Panchangam, 17 September 2013
Tithi Sukla Triodasi Ends at 20:56
Nakshatram Dhanista Ends at 20:37
Kaulava Karana Ends at 10:10, Taitila (Taitula) Karana Ends at20:56
Sukarma Yogam Ends at 14:05
Amrita Kalam 13:12 – 14:41 Duration: 01:28
Abhijit: 11:57:00 – 12:45:00
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 27.24 – 28.54
Rahu Kalam: 15:24:30 – 16:56:15
Gulika Kalam: 12:21:00 – 13:52:45
Yama Gandam: 09:17:30 – 10:49:15
Durmuhurthams: 08:40:48 – 09:29:44
Durmuhurthams: 23:10:32 – 23:59:28