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Purnima September 2017 Time and Date – Full Moon Day in Hindu Calendar in September 2017

Purnima is the full moon day in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar. In September 2017, the date of Purnima is September 6.  The Purnima fasting is marked on September 5. The time of Poornima tithi is from 12:40 PM on September 5 to 12:32 PM on September 6. The Purnima in September 2017 is the Bhadrapad Purnima in most regions. In Tamil Calendar, it is the Puratassi Purnima. Fasting and taking a dip in holy are the main religious practice for Hindus on the day.

Shradh Rituals – Pitru Paksha Shradh – begins from September 6. Those observing Purnima Shradh must perform it on September 6. Pratipada Shradh or first day of the Shradh is also observed on the day in some regions.

Some Hindu communities observe fast on Purnima day. Special pujas and rituals are performed in many temples.

The day is also the last day in the Bhadrapad month in the traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India.

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