Purnima, also known as Pournami or Poornima, is the full moon day in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar. In February 2014, the date of Purnima is February 14. The Purnima fasting is also marked on February 14. The time of Poornima tithi is from 2:53 AM on February 14 to 4:53 AM on February 15. The Purnima in February 2014 is the Magh Purnima in most regions. In Tamil Calendar, it is the Maasi Masam Pournami.
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.