Purnima September 2015 Time and Date – Full Moon Day in Hindu Calendar in September 2015

Purnima is the full moon day in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar. In September 2015, the date of Purnima is September 28.  The Purnima fasting is marked on September 27. The time of Poornima tithi is from 12:06 PM on September 27 to 8:20 AM on September 28. The Purnima in September 2015 is the Bhadrapad Purnima in most regions. In Tamil Calendar, it is the Puratassi Purnima. Fasting and taking a dip in holy are the main religious practice for Hindus on the day.

Shradh Rituals – Pitru Paksha Shradh – begins from September 28. Those observing Purnima Shradh must perform it on September 28. Pratipada Shradh or first day of the Shradh is also observed on the day in some regions.

There is also a Chandra Grahan or Lunar Eclipse on the day. The eclipse time in India is from 6:37 AM to 9:58 AM. It is a total lunar eclipse. It is not visible in India as it is taking placing during morning hours.

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 Bhadrapad month in the traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India.