Purnima October 2013 date and time – Full Moon Day in Hindu Calendar in October 2013

Purnima, also known as Pournami or Poornima, is the full moon day in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar. In October 2013, the date and time of Purnima is October 18.  The Purnima fasting is marked on October 18. The time of Poornima tithi is from 5:05 AM on October 18 to 4:29 AM on October 19. The Purnima in October 2013 is the Ashwin Purnima in most regions. 

October 18, 2013 is observed as Kojagari Lakshmi Purnima and Sharad Purnima.

Kartik Snan begins in North India on October 18, 2013.

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.