December 17, 2013 Today is Purnima Vrat. Purnima is the Full Moon as per Hindu Calendar. This Purnima is Margashirsha Purnima (Margashira Pournami), Margazhi Pournami, Dhanurmasa Pournami, Poush Purnima.
This is the last Full Moon in 2013 year.
Time of Purnima December 2013:
Purnima begins on 12.51 PM on December 16 and ends at 2.58 PM on 17 December 2013.
Purnima December 2013 is celebrated as Dattatreya Jayanti, First appearance day of Lord Dattatreya.
It marks the end of Margashirsha Month in North Indian Hindi calendars. Following day to this Full Moon marks the beginning of Poush Month as per Pournimant Lunar Calendars.
Margashirsha Purnima is also observed as Annapurna Jayanti. The first appearance day of Goddess Annapurna, an aspect of Maa Parvati (Shakti).
Manik Prabhu Jayanti is also celebrated on Margashirsha Purnima in Humnabad Maniknagar Temple.
Daily Panchangam, Purnima, 17 December 2013
Tithi – Purnima ends at 2.58 PM
Mrigashira Nakshatram ends at night 1.14
varjyam – till 6.34 AM
Durmuhurthams – 8.45 AM to 9.29 AM & 10.46 PM to 11.38 PM
Amrita Kaalam – 3.27 PM to 5.14 PM
Shubha Yogam – 9.34 PM
Bavakaranam – 2.58 PM
Balava Karanam – 28.07