Purnima is the full moon day in a traditional Hindu calendar and fast is observed on the day. In July 2014, the date of Purnima is July 12. The Purnima fasting is marked on July 11 in most regions. The Poornima time is from 7:22 PM on July 11 to 5:11 PM on July 12. The Purnima in July 2014 is the Ashada Purnima in most regions.
Some Hindu communities observe fast on Purnima day. Special pujas and rituals are performed in many temples.
The day is also the last day in the Ashada month in the traditional Hindu calendar followed in