20 December 2014 is Shani Trayodashi. Shani Trayodashi is considered very auspicious for Shanishwara Pooja.
It falls on Krishna Paksha Trayodashi in Margashirsha Month as per Marathi, Telugu, Kannada & Gujarati calendars and in Poush Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars.
It falls in Margazhi Masam of Tamil calendar and Dhanu 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..
Panchang, Shani Trayodashi – 20 December 2014
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:07 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:41
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 29:59 Chandrastama (Moonset) 16:24
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Trayodashi – 10:52
Nakshatra Anuradha – 22:11
Yoga Dhriti – 14:41
Karana Vishti – 22:08
Purnimanta Month Paush
Amavasyanta Month Margashirsha
Shaka Samvatsara: Jaya
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Plavanga
Rahu Kalam: 09:45 – 11:05
Gulika Kalam: 07:07 – 08:26
Yama Gandam: 13:43 – 15:03
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Dhanu
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Vrischika
Amrita Kalam 12:03 – 13:37
Abhijit: 12:03 – 12:45
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 27:30* – 29:01*
Durmuhurthams: 07:49 – 08:31