Purnima in January 2016 is Poush Purnima (Full Moon in Poush month) in Hindu calendar. Purnima January 2016 date is January 23 / 24.
It is also known as Shakambari Purnima or Shakambari Jayanti. Magh Snan begins on Poush Pournima day in North India. Pushyabhishek Yatra is one of the popular rituals performed on this Purnima in Sri Krishna temples all around the world (ISKCON temples).
Purnima January 2016 Timings
Purnima begins at 7.30 AM on 23 January and ends on 7.15 AM on 24 January.
Purnima in January 2016 is also celebrated as Margazhi Pournami in Tamil Nadu.
On this day, Poush Navratri or Shakambari Navratri culminates in Shakambari temples all around India. Banashankari Navratri festival is held at Badami Banashankari Temple in Karnataka from Banadashtami to Pousha Purnima.
Poush Purnima marks the end of Poush month in North India and on the next day Magh month starts.
It also marks the beginning of Magh Mela in Allahabad Prayag Sangam. Magh Mela ends on Mahashivaratri festival.
Panchang, Purnima – 24 January 2016
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:13 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:04
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 18:32 Chandrastama (Moonset) 00:00
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Purnima – 07:15
Nakshatra Pushya – 20:44
Yoga Priti – 20:47
Karana Balava – 19:19
Purnimanta Month Paush
Amavasyanta Month Paush
Shaka Samvatsara: Manmadha
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Kilaka
Rahu Kalam: 16:43 – 18:04
Gulika Kalam: 15:21 – 16:43
Yama Gandam: 12:39 – 14:00
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Makara
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Karka
Amrita Kalam 14:10 – 15:49
Abhijit: 12:17 – 13:00
Time to Avoid
Durmuhurthams: 16:37 – 17:21