Today, 1 October 2020 is Purnima – Adhik Maas Purnima, Purushottam Maas Purnima (Poonam in Adhik Asoj Maas).
Time of Purnima – 1 October 2020
Purnima begins at 00.25 AM on 1 October and ends at 02.34 AM on 2 October.
It is to be noted that as per the traditional calendar of North India, the Adhik Maas Purnima happens on the last day in the Adhik month. It is to be highly observed that Adhik Month in Karnataka, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh is much similar to the Calendar followed by the Marathi people.
In Purnimant and Amavasyant Hindu lunar calendars, it mostly happens once in 2.5 years and the unique feature is this particular month is treated as extra month. This particular extra month is known as Purushottam Maas and dedicated to Lord Krishna. Locally people call it as Adhik Mahina Sud Padavo (Waxing phase of moon) and Vad Padavo (Waning phase of moon).
The Hindu devotees treat this purnima day as an auspicious day in Hinduism. Many important religious festival and rituals takes place on the full moon day in different regions of the country. Most of the people observe fasting on this particular day and dedicate their prayers to Devi and Mother Goddess. They take food only after the evening prayers and seeing the moon in the sky.
This Purnima falls in Purattasi Masam in Tamil calendar (Vaigasi Pournami), Kanni Month in Malayalam calendar and Aashin Month in Bengali Panjika and Ashoj Month in Nepali Calendar.
Adhik Ashwin Purnima marks the end of Pratham Ashwin Month in North Indian Hindu calendars. It marks the end of Adhika Ashwin Shukla Paksha in Amavasyant calendars followed in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, Karnataka and Gujarat.
Panchang, Adhik Maas Purnima – 1 October 2020
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:22 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:10
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)18:14 Chandrastama (Moonset)00:00
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Purnima – 26:34*
Nakshatra Uttara Bhadrapada – 29:57*
Yoga Vriddhi – 20:26
Karana Bava – 26:34*
Purnimanta Month Ashwin(Adhik)
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin(Adhik)
Shaka Samvatsara: Sharvari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Pramadicha
Rahu Kalam: 13:44 – 15:13
Gulika Kalam: 09:19 – 10:47
Yama Gandam: 06:22 – 07:50
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kanya
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Meena
Amrita Kalam 24:36* – 26:23*
Abhijit: 11:52 – 12:39
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 13:55 – 15:42
Durmuhurthams: 15:01 – 15:48