Paush Purnima is the Full Moon day in Paush Month as per Hindu calendar. In 2017, Paush Purnima date is January 12.
Paush Purnima is also known as Shakambari Purnima. It marks the end of Shakambari Navratri. It is also celebrated as Shakambari Jayanti.
Paush Purnima is also celebrated as Pushyabhishek Yatra in Sri Krishna Temples. ISKCON Temples all around the world & Madhura and Vrindavan Temples in Brajbhumi celebrate this festival with utmost fervor.
Magh Snan also begins on Paush purnima day.
Paush Purnima marks the end of Paush Month in North Indian Hindi calendar.
In 2016, Paush Purnima was of great significance as it has fallen during Ardh Kumbh Mela of Haridwar. Paush Purnima Punya Snan is an importance event in Kumbh Mela.