Today, 2 June 2012 is Shani Pradosh & Shani Trayodasi. Shani Pradosh Shiva Puja is a meritorious vrata dedicated to Lord Shiva. It falls on Shukla Paksha Trayodasi in Jyeshta Month as per all Hindu lunar calendars. It falls in Vaigasi Masam of Tamil calendar and Edavam month of Malayalam calendar. It coincides with Jyeshto month of Bengali calendar.
It is the first Shani Trayodasi vrata in 2012 year as well as the Hindu year 2012-2013 (Sri Nandana nama samvatsara).
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..