Today, 2 September 2013 is Som Pradosha Puja, Pradosham Shiva Pooja. As it falls on Monday (Somavara), it is also referred to as Som Pradosha Vrata.
It falls on Trayodashi in Krishna Paksha in Bhadrapada Month in Hindu calendars followed in North Indian states and in Shravan Month as per Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat, Goa and Andhra Pradesh calendars.
It falls in Avani Masam in Tamil calendar, Chinga Masam in Malayalam Panchangam and Bhadra Month in Bengali Panjika.
Som Graha Shanti / Chandra Dosha Nivarana Homam are performed by some devotees on Som 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.
Daily Panchangam, 2 September 2013
Tithi Krishna Dwadasi Ends at 13:23
Nakshatram Pushyami (Pushya) Ends at 26:39
Gara (Garaja) Karana Ends at 26:17, Taitila (Taitula) Karana Ends at 13:23
Variyana Yogam Ends at 20:50
Amrita Kalam 17:50 – 19:35 Duration: 01:45
Abhijit: 12:02:00 – 12:50:00
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 41:18 – 43:03 Duration: 01:44
Rahu Kalam: 07:43:15 – 09:17:30
Gulika Kalam: 14:00:15 – 15:34:30
Yama Gandam: 10:51:45 – 12:26:00
Durmuhurthams: 12:51:08 – 13:41:24
Durmuhurthams: 15:21:56 – 16:12:12