Vaishakh Purnima 2017

Vaishakh Purnima is the Full Moon day in Vaishakha Month generally comes in May as per Gregorian Calendar. In 2017, Vaishakh Purnima date is May 10.

It is celebrated as Kurma Jayanti, birthday of Lord Kurmadev (tortoise incarnation of Lord Vishnu). This day also marks the end of Vaishakh Month and Vaishakh Snan in North Indian Hindi calendars.

Several Temple festivals are also celebrated during Vaishakh Purnima. Kurma Jayanti is celebrated with utmost fervor in Srikurmam Sri Kurmanatha Swamy Temple in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh.

Sri Rama  Satyanarayana Swamy Kalyanotsavam is performed in Annavaram temple on Ekadashi in Shukla Paksha of Vaishakha Masam. These celebrations continue till Vaishakh Purnima.

As Narasimha Jayanti or Narasimha Chaturdashi is celebrated a day prior to Vaishakh Purnima, the celebrations also continue on the Full Moon day.

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  1. Raakaa says:

    vaishakh purnima may 25 2013 baby girl born

  2. Darshit says:

    what prayers should i speak on the day of buddha purnima