Purnima April 2016 Date and Time – Full moon day in Hindu Calendar in April 2016

Purnima is the full moon day in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar. In South India, the full moon day is known as Pournami. Purnima April 2016 date is April 22. Time is from 8:20 AM on April 21 to 10:53 AM on April 22. The Purnima Vrat (fasting) is on April 21. The Purnima in April 2016 is the Chaitra Poornima.

Some Hindu communities observe a fast on the Poornima day from morning to evening on the day.

April 22 is observed as Hanuman Jayanti. Vaishakh Snan also begins on the day.

April 22, 2016 is also the last day in Chaitra Month in North India.