Today, 18 October 2013 is Purnima – Ashwin Purnima, Sharad Purnima, Kojagari Purnima, Maha Raas Purnima, Kaumudi Purnima, Kumar Purnima and Indra Purnima.
Time of Purnima in October 2013
Purnima begins on 18 October at 5.34 AM and ends at 5.07 AM on 19th October.
This Purnima is celebrated as Sharad Poonam in Gujarat,Rajasthan and many other Western parts of India.
In Maharashtra, it is Kojagari Lakshmi Puja. In Bengal also, Lakshmi Puja is observed on this day.
Kumar Purnima is the name of this full moon in Orissa. Gajalakshmi Vrat is observed on this day in Orissa.
This Purnima marks the end of Ashwin month in North Indian Hindi calendars and the following day is the Krishna Paksha Pratipada in Kartik Month.