Magh Purnima or Maghi Poornima or Magha Pournami, also known as Maha Maghi, is the Full Moon day in Magh month (February). In 2011, Magh Purnima date is February 18, 2011. Magh Purnima marks the end of Magh Mela and Magh Snan. This auspicious day is celebrated as Masi Magam or Maasi Maham in Tamil Nadu. Magj Purnima 2011 starts on 17 February at 5.35 pm and ends on 18 February at 2.06 pm.
Observance of Pithru Tharpan and punya snan in holy places like Triveni Sangam at Allahabad, Varanasi, Gaya, Haridwar, Rameswaram, Kumbakonam, are highly meritorious. Magha Purnima is highly auspicious day to worship Goddess Parvati Devi and Bruhaspati (Guru Graham).
Magh Purnima marks the end of Magh month in North Indian Hindi calendar. It also marks the end of Shukla paksha in Magha month in Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, and Kannada calendars.