Purnima October 2016 date and time – Full Moon Day in Hindu Calendar in October 2016

Purnima, also known as Pournami or Poornima, is the full moon day in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar. In October 2016, the date and time of Purnima is October 16. The Purnima fasting is marked on October 15. The time of Poornima tithi is from 12:22 PM on October 15 and ends at 10:15 AM on October 16. The Purnima in October 2016 is the Ashwin Purnima in most regions. 

October 15, 2016 is observed as Kojagari Lakshmi Purnima and Sharad Purnima.

Kartik Snan begins in North India on October 16, 2016.

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.