Purnima October 2017 date and time – Full Moon Day in Hindu Calendar in October 2017



Purnima, also known as Pournami or Poornima, is the full moon day in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar. In October 2017, the date and time of Purnima is October 5. The Purnima fasting is marked on October 5. The time of Poornima tithi is from 1:47 AM on October 5 and ends at 12:09 AM on October 6. The Purnima in October 2017 is the Ashwin Purnima in most regions. 

October 5, 2017 is observed as Kojagari Lakshmi Purnima and Sharad Purnima.

Kartik Snan begins in North India on October 5, 2017.

Fasting and taking a dip in holy are the main religious practice for Hindus on the day.

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

The Purnima marks the end of Ashwin month in Traditional Hindu Calendars followed in North India.