Purnima, also known as Pournami or Poornima, is the full moon day in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar. In February 2016, the date of Purnima is February 22. The Purnima fasting is also marked on February 22. The time of Poornima tithi is from 10:34 PM on February 21 to 11:50 PM on Feb 22. The Purnima in February 2016 is the Magh Purnima in most regions.
Some Hindu communities observe fast on Purnima day. Special pujas and rituals are performed in many temples.
Satyanarayan Vrat is also observed on the day.
Magh Snan ends on the day in Haridwar.