Purnima August 2017 Time and Date – Full Moon Day in August 2017



Purnima is the full moon day in a traditional Hindu calendar and fast and holy bath is performed on the day. In August 2017, the date of Purnima is August 7. The Purnima fasting is marked on August 7. The time of Purnima tithi is from 10:28 PM on August 6 to 11:40 PM on August 7. The Purnima in August 2017 is the Shravan 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 Shravan month in the traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India.

Auspicious days include
Raksha Bandhan is observed on August 7.
Amarnath Yatra ends on August 7.
Nariyali Purnima in Maharashtra on August 7.
Upakarma - August 7