Purnima, the full moon day in October 2021 falls in the Hindu month of Ashwin or Ashwayuja. In 2021, Ashwin Purnima date is October 20.
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 – 20 October 2021
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:09 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 05:40 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 05:42 PM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : No Moonset
Tithi : Purnima upto 08:26 PM Pratipada
Nakshatra : Revati upto 02:02 PM Ashwini
Yoga : Harshana upto 08:40 PM Vajra
Karana : Vishti upto 07:41 AM Bava upto 08:26 PM Balava
Weekday : Budhawara
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Ashwina – Purnimanta Ashwina – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
Abhijit : None
Amrit Kalam : 11:27 AM to 01:10 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 11:55 AM to 01:21 PM
Yamaganda : 07:36 AM to 09:02 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 10:28 AM to 11:55 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 11:32 AM to 12:18 PM