Purnima in December 2016 Date and Time – Full moon day or Poornima in Hindu Calendar in December 2016



Purnima, or Poornima, is the full moon day in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar. Purnima December 2016 date is December 13. The time is from 8:09 AM on December 13 to 5:56 AM on December 14. Purnima Vrat is marked on December 13. It is the last day in a month in the calendar followed in North India. The Purnima in December is the Margshirsh Poornima.

The full moon day is known as Pournami in South India.

Fasting from sunrise to sunset is observed by some Hindus on the day.

Sri Datta Jayanti is observed on December 13. Annapurna Jayanti is also observed during the period.

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