December 14, 2013, Today is Shani Pradosh, Shani Trayodashi. Shani Pradosh Shiva Puja is a meritorious vrata dedicated to Lord Shiva.
It falls on Shukla Paksha Trayodashi in Margashirsha Month as per Marathi, Telugu, Kannada & Gujarati calendars and in North Indian Hindi calendars.
It falls in Karthigai Masam of Tamil calendar and Vrischikam month of Malayalam calendar. It coincides with Agrahan month of Bengali calendar.
Pradosh Puja time is 4.30 to 6’0 clock in the evening. Pradosastakam is an auspicious prayer chanted during Pradosh Shiv Pujan.
Shani Thailabhishekam, Shani Graha Shanti Puja, Hanuman Puja, Hanuman Aaku puja, Sindhura Puja to Hanuman are the best pujas to observe today. Click here to Read Shani Gayatri Mantram, Shani Graha Moola Mantram, Adhidevata & Pratyadhidevata Mantrams..
Daily Panchangam, Shani Pradosham on 14 December 2013
Tithi – Dwadashi ends at 9.28 AM, then Trayodashi begins
Bharani Nakshatra – till 6.02 PM
Varjyam – NO
Durmuhurtham – 6.31 AM to 8 AM
Amrita Kalam – 12.53 PM to 2.36 PM
Shiva Yogam – till 8.31 PM
Balava Karanam – till 9.23 AM
Kaulava Karanam – till 10.11 PM.