Purnima or Poornima or Full Moon in April 2017 is known as Chaitra Purnima in Hindu Calendar. Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated on Chaitra Purnima day in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, and some other states in India. In April 2017, Purnima date is 11 April.
This Full Moon is the first Poornima in Hemalambi nama samvatsara (Hindu Year 2017-2018).
In 2017, Chaitra Purnima falls in Panguni Masam in Tamil Calendar and Meena Masam in Malayalam Calendar.
Purnima begins on 10 April at 10.22 AM and ends on 11 April at 11.37 AM.
Chithirai Pournami marks the huge celebrations in Meenakshi Temple of Madurai and all Goddess Devi temples in Tamil Nadu.
Chaitra Purnima marks the end of Chaitra Mahina in North Indian Hindi calendar. It is the last day of Shukla Paksha in Chaitra month as per Telugu, Gujarati, Kannada, and Marathi calendars.
Chitragupta Puja is also celebrated on Chaitra Purnima in some North Indian castes. The next Purnima in Hindu Panchangam is Vaishakh Purnima.
Panchang, Chaitra Purnima – 11 April 2017
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:13 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:42
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 18:57 Chandrastama (Moonset) 06:17
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Purnima – 11:37
Nakshatra Chitra – 29:42*
Yoga Vyaghata – 08:50
Karana Balava – 24:23*
Purnimanta Month Chaitra
Amavasyanta Month Chaitra
Shaka Samvatsara: Hevilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Sadharana
Rahu Kalam: 15:35 – 17:08
Gulika Kalam: 12:28 – 14:01
Yama Gandam: 09:20 – 10:54
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Meena
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Kanya – 16:37:39
Amrita Kalam 22:45 – 24:29*
Abhijit: 12:03 – 12:53
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 12:19 – 14:03
Durmuhurthams: 23:18 – 24:04*