Purnima 2012 dates, Poornima in 2012 or List of Full Moon day dates in 2012

Here is the Purnima 2012 dates or Purnima calendar 2012. Purnima or Pournami or Poornima, is the Full Moon day in Hindu calendar. Purnima day is known for its spiritual importance and significance. Click here to read on Purnima 2013 dates.

In 2012, there are 13 Purnima, 2 full moon days in August. There is Adhik maas of Bhadrapad month in 2012. Hence it has two Pournimas – Adhik Bhadrapad Purnima and Nija Bhadrapad Pournami.

Many special pujas are performed in various temples on Poornima day and many important festivals are celebrated on Poornima. The list of Full Moon day dates or Purnima dates in 2012 are given below:

  1. Purnima in January 2012 – 9 January 2012, Poush Purnima
  2. Poornima in February 2012 – 7 February 2012, Magh Purnima.. Read more about timings, importance of Magh Purnima..
  3. Purnima in March 2012 – 8 March 2012, Falgun Purnima. Time of Purnima in March 2012
  4. Purnima in April 2012 – 6 April 2012, Chaitra Purnima. Time of Purnima in April 2012
  5. Purnima in May 2012 – 6 May 2012, Vaishakh Purnima
  6. Full Moon in June 2012 – 4 June 2012, Jyeshta Purnima. Time of Purnima in June 2012
  7. Pournami in July 2012 – 3 July 2012, Ashada Purnima, Guru Purnima, Vyasa Purnima
  8. Pournami in August 2012 – 1 August 2012, Shravan Purnima, Rakhi Purnima, Raksha bandhan Festival
  9. Pournami in August 2012 – 31 August 2012, Adhik Bhadrapad Purnima (Full Moon in Adhik Bhadrapad month)
  10. Purnima in September 2012 – 30 September 2012, Nija Bhadrapad Purnima (Pournami in Nija Bhadrapada month)
  11. Purnima in October 2012 – 29 October 2012, Ashwin Purnima, Sharad Purnima, Kojagari Purnima… Time of Purnima in October 2012
  12. Purnima in November 2012 – 28 November 2012, Kartik Purnima, Tripuri Purnima
  13. Purnima in December 2012 – 28 December 2012, Margashirsh Purnima, Datta Purnima or Datta Jayanti… Time of Purnima in December 2012

Many major festivals are celebrated on Purnima or Full Moon day in Hinduism. Chaitra Purnima is celebrated as Hanuman Jayanti, Jyeshta Purnima is celebrated as Vat Poornima, Ashad Purnima is known as Guru Purnima or Vyasa Purnima, and Shravan Purnima is popular as Rakhi Pournami or Narali Purnima or Jandhyala Pournami.

Ashwin Purnima is much popular as Kojagari Purnima in North India, Kojagiri Lakshmi Puja in West Bengal and Kumar Purnima or Gajalakshmi Puja in Orissa. Kartik Purnima is known as Tripuri Purnima or Tripurari Pournami. Margashirsh Purnima is celebrated as Sri Datta Jayanti or Dattatreya Jayanthi.

Magh Purnima is considered as very auspicious during which Ganga Snan are observed at Prayag Sangam in Allahabad. Falgun Purnima or Phalguna Poornima day is much popular as Holi Festival or Madan Purnima or Lakshmi Purnima or Sri Mahalakshmi Jayanthi.

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    can you send me dates of all purnima for year 2013 to 2014

  2. How many days moon will appear as full moon, after pournami in november 2012 Plz let me know.. Becoz I want to visit taj on 2nd Dec.

  3. In Tamil Nadu and Kerala Shravan Purnima (Avani / Karkidakam months) is on 1 August 2012… and in other places it is on 2 August 2012.. In fact Purnima begins on 1 August morning and ends in the morning on 2nd..

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  5. Here is the daily panchangam of Guru Purnima 2010. There is no Bhadra nakshatra or Bhadrapad maasa. But Bhadra karanam will be up to 6:10 pm. The whole day is recommended for Guru Puja.

    25 July 2010, Sunday – Ashada Purnima – Purnima (whole day), Purvashada nakshatram (up to 6:38 am), Uttara Ashada comes afterwards. Varjam – 3:29 pm to 5:15 pm, Durmuhurat – 5:02 pm to 5:59 pm, Amrutha yogam – night 2:06 to 3:52, Vishkamba yogam – night 10:02, Bhadrakaranam – 6:10 pm. Guru Purnima / Vyasa Purnima / Shiva Shayanotsavam / Kokila Vrat / Maha Ashadhi.

  6. sir as you know well guru purnima is falling on 25 th july 2010. in this day bhadra also going on from start of the day. what will be the effect of it on guru puja. when it will start please comment on it. reply soon. thanks

  7. Vaishakh Purnima ends at 4:37 am on 28th May 2010. Nakshatram is Visakha (up to 12:02 noon).

  8. please send timing of purnima for the in March 2012, start to end of purnima
    please send timing immediately.

    Thanks,
    best regards