Purnima is the full moon day in a Hindu month. It is a highly auspicious day for Hindu communities. Purnima March 2013 time and date is March 27. The Purnima begins at 3:54 PM on March 26, 2013 and ends at 3:11 PM on March 27. This is the Phalgun Purnima in most calendars. The previous day (March 26) is observed as Holika Dahan – Bonfire is lit on the day. Holi – playing with colors – is observed on the Purnima day.
Purnima Vrat is also observed on March 26.
In calendars followed in Tamil Nadu, this is the Pournami day in Maasi Month.
Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti is also observed on the Phalgun Purnima day.