Chaitra Purnima or Maha Chaitri, the Full Moon day in Chaitra month, is a very auspicious day with its spiritual significance and importance for various pujas. In 2023, Chaitra Poornima date is April 6.
Hanuman Jayanti is the popular festival celebrated on Chaitra Pournami. This festival is mainly observed in Maharashtra, Goa, and some parts of Andhra Pradesh. Hanuman Vijayotsavam is also celebrated on Maha Chaitri.
Chitragupta Vratam or Chitragupt Puja is another important vow celebrated on Chait Purnima day. This puja is dedicated to Chaitragupta, accountant in Lord Yamas asthana. Chitragupt Puja is also observed as Dawat Puja on Bhai Dhuj.
Pathala Vratam is another vrata observed on Chait Poornima day especially in Andhra Pradesh and some parts of Karnataka.
Chaitra Parva is a tribal festival celebrated mainly on Chait Purnima in Koraput region of Orissa and some parts of Bihar.
Panchang, 6 April 2023
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 05:58 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 06:27 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 06:42 PM
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 06:02 AM
Tithi : Purnima upto 10:04 AMPratipada
Nakshatra : Hasta upto 12:42 PMChitra
Yoga : Bava upto 10:04 AM Balava upto 10:15 PM Kaulava
Karana : Vyaghata upto 02:32 AM, Apr 07 Harshana
Weekday : Guruwara
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1945 Shobhakrit
Chandramasa : Chaitra – Purnimanta Chaitra – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2080 Nala
Gujarati Samvat : 2079 Aananda
Abhijit Muhurat : 11:48 AM to 12:38 PM
Amrit Kalam : 06:22 AM to 08:03 AM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 01:46 PM to 03:20 PM
Yamaganda : 05:58 AM to 07:32 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 09:06 AM to 10:39 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 10:08 AM to 10:58 AM 03:08 PM to 03:58 PM
Varjyam : 08:59 PM to 10:38 PM
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