The Purnima in May 2010 is the Vaisakha Purnima in most regions. Purnima May 2010 date is May 27. The Poornima or full moon day begins at 05:18 AM on May 27 and ends at morning 8:35 AM on May 28 (IST). The day is observed as Buddha Purnima. The month long Vaisakh Snan ends on the day.
The day is also observed as Kurma Jayanti by some Hindu communities.
Some Hindu communities observe fast on the day. Special pujas and rituals are performed in many temples.
The day is observed as Radha Raman Jayanti in Vrindavan.
The day is also the last day in the Vaishaka month in the traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India.