Today, 1 November 2013 is Bhrigu or Shukra Pradosha Puja, Pradosham Shiva Pooja. As it falls on Friday (Shukravara), it is also referred to as Shukra Pradosha Vrata.
It falls on Trayodashi in Shukla Paksha in Kartik Month in Hindu calendars followed in North Indian states & in Ashwin Month as per Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat, Goa and Andhra Pradesh calendars.
It falls in Aippasi Masam in Tamil calendar, Thulam Masam in Malayalam Panchangam and Kartik Month in Bengali Panjika.
Shukra Graha Shanti / Shukra 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 Astakam is an auspicious prayer chanted during Pradosh Shiv Pujan.
Today’s Panchangam – 1 November 2013
Tithi Krishna Triodasi Ends at 21:25
Nakshatram Hasta Ends at 24:58
Gara (Garaja) Karana Ends at 09:53, Vanija Karana Ends at21:25
Vaidhruthi Yogam Ends at 10:21
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Tula Rashi (Libra)
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Kanya Rashi (Virgo)
Amrita Kalam 20:12 – 21:47 Duration: 01:35
Abhijit Muhurtham 11:46:00 – 12:34:00
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 23:05 – 24:39 Duration: 01:34
Rahu Kalam: 10:45:30 – 12:10:00
Gulika Kalam: 07:56:30 – 09:21:00
Yama Gandam: 14:59:00 – 16:23:30
Durmuhurthams: 08:47:12 – 09:32:16
Durmuhurthams: 12:32:32 – 13:17:36