Ashwin Purnima 2016, Ashwayuja Pournami

Purnima, the full moon day in October 2016 falls in the Hindu month of Ashwin or Ashwayuja. In 2016, Ashwin Purnima date is October 16.

Ashwin Purnima is also called as Sharad Purnima as it marks the beginning of Sharad ritu.

On Ashwin Purnima, Kojagari Lakshmi Puja is celebrated in North Indian states. Kaumudi Puja and Indra Puja are also observed on the day.

In Orissa, Sharad Purnima is also observed as Kumar Purnima. It is a big festival in Puri Jagannath Temple. Gajalakshmi Puja is the main ritual on Sharad Purnima in Orissa.

In West Bengal, Lakshmi Puja is observed on Sharad Purnima. It is one of the biggest festivals in Bengal.

Panchang, Ashwin Purnima – 16 October 2016

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:27 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:56
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)18:23 Chandrastama (Moonset)00:00

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Purnima – 09:53
Skipped Tithi (Lunar Day) Pratipada – 30:08*
Nakshatra Revati – 11:14
Yoga Harshana – 22:19
Karana Balava – 20:01
Skipped Karana : Kaulava – 30:08*

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Ashwin
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Durmukhi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Saumya
Rahu Kalam: 16:30 – 17:56
Gulika Kalam: 15:04 – 16:30
Yama Gandam: 12:12 – 13:38

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kanya
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Meena – 11:14:51

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 25:58* – 27:22*
Abhijit: 11:49 – 12:35

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 28:46* – 30:10*
Durmuhurthams: 16:24 – 17:10

In 2014, Ashwin Purnima date was October 8.

Ashwin Purnima 2013 date was October 18.

Ashwin Purnima 2013 date was October 29.

Leave a Reply

8 Comments

  1. Vishakha says:

    when poornima in this month October 2015 timings

  2. Sharath Chandra says:

    Hi,
    Please let us know the venues of Sharad Purnima Lakshmi Puja celebrations in London, Birmingham, Leicester, Lutin and other cities of United Kingdom