Purnima June 2016 Date and Time – Full Moon Day in June Month in 2016

Purnima, or Poornima, is the full moon day in a traditional Hindu calendar. In 2016, the date of Purnima in June month is June 20. The time is from 2:56 PM on June 19 to 4:01 PM on June 20. The Purnima in June 2016 is the Jyeshta Purnima in most regions. Vat Savitri Purnima Vrat (June 19) is observed on the day in western parts of India. Purnima Vrat is marked on June 19.

Sant Kabir Jayanti is observed on the day. The day is also observed as Snana Purnima at the Jagannath Temple in Puri and in other places in Orissa.

Some Hindu communities observe fast on Purnima day. Special pujas and rituals are performed in many temples.

Snana Purnima or Snan Yatra is held on the day at the Puri Jagannath Temple.

The day is also the last day in the Jyeshta month in the traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India.