Purnima in January 2015 is Poush Purnima (Full Moon in Poush month) in Hindu calendar. Purnima January 2015 date is January 5, Monday.
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 2015 Timings
Purnima begins at 9.23 AM on 4th January and ends on 10.23 AM on 5th January.
Purnima in January 2015 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 – 5 January 2015
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:13 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:51
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)18:14 Chandrastama (Moonset)00:00
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Purnima – 10:23
Nakshatra Ardra – 09:32
Yoga Indra – 20:43
Karana Balava – 23:02
Purnimanta Month Paush
Amavasyanta Month Paush
Shaka Samvatsara: Jaya
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Plavanga
Rahu Kalam: 08:33 – 09:52
Gulika Kalam: 13:51 – 15:11
Yama Gandam: 11:12 – 12:32
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Dhanu
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Mithuna – 28:56:04*
Abhijit: 12:10 – 12:53
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 22:29 – 24:13*
Durmuhurthams: 15:01 – 15:43
In 2013, Maha Kumbh Mela was started with Poush Purnima Snan (January 27, Sunday). It was celebrated in Allahabad Prayaga Sangam.