Today, 16 June 2012 is Shani Pradosh. Shani Pradosh Pujan is highly meritorious vrata dedicated to Lord Shiva. It falls on Krishna Paksha in Ashada Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars and in Jyeshta Month as per Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada and Telugu calendars.
This Shani Pradosh falls in Aani Masam in Tamil calendar and in Midhuna Masam of Malayalam 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.