Today, 1 & 2 August 2012 is Purnima Vrat. It is Shravan Purnima (Nariyali Purnima). This Paurnima begins at 10.58 AM on 1st August and ends at 8.57 AM on 2nd August. It is also celebrated as Rakshabandhan, Rakhi Purnima, Shukla Yajur Shravani, Yajur Upakarma, Shukla Taittariya Shravani & Amarnath Yatra Samapti Divas.
Purnima on 2nd August marks the end of Shravan Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars.
Sri Venkateshwara Swamy Jayanti (August 2nd), Santoshi Mata Jayanti (August 2nd), Hayagriva Jayanti (August 2nd) and Gayatri Jayanti (August 2nd) are also observed on this Purnima.