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Purnima May 2017 date and time – Full moon day in May 2017

Full moon day in a Hindu lunar month is referred as Purnima. Vrat (fasting) and special pujas are held on the day. Purnima May 2017 date is May 10. The Purnima time is from 1:07 AM on May 10, 2017 and ends at 3:12 AM on May 11. Purnima Vrat is on May 10 – fasting is observed on this day.

May 10 is the Vaishakh Purnima in most Hindu calendars.
Some Hindu communities also observe the day as Kurma Jayanti day. The day is observed as Radha Raman Jayanti in Vrindavan. Certain Shiva sects observe Gorakhnath Jayanti on the day.
Vaishak Snan ends on the day.
The day is also the last day in the Vaishak month in the traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India.

Kokila Sashti

Kokila Sashti is observed in Vaisakh month and is dedicated to Goddess Sati. Kokila Sashti 2018 date is April 6. Shashti or Shasti is the sixth day during a lunar fortnight.

There is a legend that Goddess Sati spent 1000 celestial years as a cuckoo before she got back her shape and merged with Shiva. This happened after the incident mentioned in the Puranas in which Sati immolated herself
Kokila Sashti is observed during the Vaishakh Krishna Paksha or waning phase of moon.

Focusing on what really excites us provides inner satisfaction and peace

Discovering our passion in life and being honest to the discovery fills our life with meaning and joy. We have to identify our passion correctly. It should not be based on current trend or copying someone who is successful.

Focusing on what really excites us provides inner satisfaction and peace.

To follow our passion we need to be patient. We need to get our priorities right. We also need to make time for our passion.

Our passion might not give us financial freedom in the beginning, but if we are determined and resolve to work hard despite failures then our passion will buy us financial freedom.
Make realistic decisions and then put complete focus and energy in it.