Purnima 2016 - 2017 dates and time – Poornima – the full moon days in 2016 in Hindu calendar



Purnima dates and time in 2016 - 2017 based on Hindu calendar and Indian Standard Time. In 2016, there are 12 Purnimas. Purnima, or Poornima, is the full moon day in traditional Hindu calendar. The day is considered highly auspicious by Hindus and some communities fast or keep Vrat (Purnima fasting) from sunrise to sunset on the day. Here are the Purnima dates in 2016. (Please note that in some regions Purnima might start a day early and overlap into the next day). Poornima is known as Pournami in South India.

Purnima days in 2016 - 2017 based on Indian Standard Time (IST)

Purnima 2016 Dates


October 16, 2016, Sunday – Time is from 12:22 PM on October 15 to 10:15 AM on October 16. Ashwin Purnima – (Sharad Poornima - Kojagari Purnima are marked on October 15). Fasting is on October 15.

November 14, 2016, Monday – Time is from 10:16 PM on November 13 to 7:54 PM on November 14. Kartik Poornima – Dev Diwali – Tripurai Purnima - Tulsi Vivah ends. Fasting is on November 14.

December 13, 2016, Tuesday – Time is from 8:09 AM on December 13 to 5:56 AM on December 14. Margashirsh Purnima - Datta Jayanti. Fasting is on December 13.

Purnima 2017 Dates

January 12, 2017, ThursdayPaush Poornima.
– Time is from 7:23 PM on January 11 to 5:30 PM on January 12. Fasting is on January 11.

February 10, 2017, Friday. Magh Poornima.
Time is from 7:08 AM on Feb 10 to 6:00 AM on Feb 11. Fasting is on February 10.

March 12, 2017, Sunday.  Falgun or Phalgun Purnima - Holika Dahan - Holi Festival. Time is from PM on March 11 to  PM on March 12. Purnima Fasting is on March .

April 11, 2017, Tuesday. Chaitra Purnima (Hanuman Jayanti). Time is from AM on April 11 to AM on April 12. Purnima fasting is on April .

May 10, 2017, Wednesday. Vaishakh Poornima - Budha Purnima. Time is from PM on May 9 to  AM on May 10. Purnima fasting is on May

June 9, 2017, Friday. Jyeshta Purnima - Vat Savitri Poornima. Time is from  PM on June 9 to  June . Purnima fasting is on June

July 9, 2017, Sunday. Ashada Purnima - Vyasa Purnima – Guru Poornima. Time is from AM on July 9 to  AM on July . Purnima fasting is on July

August 7, 2017, Monday. Shravan Purnima - Narali Poornima. Raksha Bandhan. Avani Avittam. Upakarma. Time is from  PM on August 7 to on August 8. Purnima fasting is on August

September 6, 2017, Wednesday – Bhadrapad Purnima. Time is from on September 6 to  AM on September . Purnima fasting is on September