Purnima, the full moon day in October 2019 falls in the Hindu month of Ashwin or Ashwayuja. In 2018, Ashwin Purnima date is October 13.
Ashwin Purnima is also called as Sharad Purnima as it marks the beginning of Sharad ritu.
On Ashwin Purnima, Kojagari Lakshmi Puja is celebrated in North Indian states. Kaumudi Puja and Indra Puja are also observed on the day.
In Orissa, Sharad Purnima is also observed as Kumar Purnima. It is a big festival in Puri Jagannath Temple. Gajalakshmi Puja is the main ritual on Sharad Purnima in Orissa.
In West Bengal, Lakshmi Puja is observed on Sharad Purnima. It is one of the biggest festivals in Bengal.
Panchang, Ashwin Purnima – 13 October 2019
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:26 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:59
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)18:03 Chandrastama (Moonset)00:00
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Purnima – 26:37*
Nakshatra Uttara Bhadrapada – 07:53
Yoga Vyaghata – 28:43*
Karana Bava – 26:37*
Purnimanta Month Ashwin
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Vikari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Paridhavi
Rahu Kalam: 16:33 – 17:59
Gulika Kalam: 15:06 – 16:33
Yama Gandam: 12:13 – 13:39
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kanya
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Meena
Abhijit: 11:49 – 12:36
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 21:07 – 22:53
Durmuhurthams: 16:27 – 17:13