Poornima or Purnima or Full Moon in March 2016 is known as Falgun Purnima in Hindu calendar. In 2016, Purnima March date is March 23, Wednesday.
This Purnima is also popular as Holi festival. Gaura Purnima (Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti) is also celebrated on this day. This Full Moon is the last Purnima in Sri Manmadha Hindu Year (2015-2016).
Falgun Purnima begins at 3.12 PM on 22 March and ends at 5.30 PM on the March 23.
Falgun Purnima marks the end of Falgun month in North Indian Hindi calendar. It is the last day of Shukla Paksha in Falguna month as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, and Kannada calendars.
In 2016, it falls in Maasi Masam of Tamil calendar, Kumbha Masam of Malayalam calendar and Chaitra Month as per Bengali Panjika.
Falgun Purnima is also known as Lakshmi Jayanti in some places. Goddess Lakshmi and the Moon God are worshipped on this day. It is also known as Phagu Purnima in Nepal and Dol Purnima in Orissa.
Panchang, Purnima – 23 March 2016
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:31 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:35
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 18:37 Chandrastama (Moonset) 00:00
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Purnima – 17:30
Nakshatra Uttara Phalguni – 19:07
Yoga Ganda – 08:05
Karana Balava – Full Night
Purnimanta Month Phaalguna
Amavasyanta Month Phaalguna
Shaka Samvatsara: Manmadha
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Kilaka
Rahu Kalam: 12:33 – 14:04
Gulika Kalam: 11:03 – 12:33
Yama Gandam: 08:02 – 09:32
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Meena
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Kanya
Amrita Kalam 11:05 – 12:52
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 28:34* – 30:22*
Durmuhurthams: 12:09 – 12:57
Purnima March 2015 date was March 5, Thursday.
Purnima March 2014 date was March 16, Sunday.
Purnima March 2013 date was March 27, Wednesday.