Purnima 2012 dates, Poornima in 2012 or List of Full Moon day dates in 2012

Here is the Purnima 2012 dates or Purnima calendar 2012. Purnima or Pournami or Poornima, is the Full Moon day in Hindu calendar. Purnima day is known for its spiritual importance and significance. Click here to read on Purnima 2013 dates.

In 2012, there are 13 Purnima, 2 full moon days in August. There is Adhik maas of Bhadrapad month in 2012. Hence it has two Pournimas – Adhik Bhadrapad Purnima and Nija Bhadrapad Pournami.

Many special pujas are performed in various temples on Poornima day and many important festivals are celebrated on Poornima. The list of Full Moon day dates or Purnima dates in 2012 are given below:

  1. Purnima in January 2012 – 9 January 2012, Poush Purnima
  2. Poornima in February 2012 – 7 February 2012, Magh Purnima.. Read more about timings, importance of Magh Purnima..
  3. Purnima in March 2012 – 8 March 2012, Falgun Purnima. Time of Purnima in March 2012
  4. Purnima in April 2012 – 6 April 2012, Chaitra Purnima. Time of Purnima in April 2012
  5. Purnima in May 2012 – 6 May 2012, Vaishakh Purnima
  6. Full Moon in June 2012 – 4 June 2012, Jyeshta Purnima. Time of Purnima in June 2012
  7. Pournami in July 2012 – 3 July 2012, Ashada Purnima, Guru Purnima, Vyasa Purnima
  8. Pournami in August 2012 – 1 August 2012, Shravan Purnima, Rakhi Purnima, Raksha bandhan Festival
  9. Pournami in August 2012 – 31 August 2012, Adhik Bhadrapad Purnima (Full Moon in Adhik Bhadrapad month)
  10. Purnima in September 2012 – 30 September 2012, Nija Bhadrapad Purnima (Pournami in Nija Bhadrapada month)
  11. Purnima in October 2012 – 29 October 2012, Ashwin Purnima, Sharad Purnima, Kojagari Purnima… Time of Purnima in October 2012
  12. Purnima in November 2012 – 28 November 2012, Kartik Purnima, Tripuri Purnima
  13. Purnima in December 2012 – 28 December 2012, Margashirsh Purnima, Datta Purnima or Datta Jayanti… Time of Purnima in December 2012

Many major festivals are celebrated on Purnima or Full Moon day in Hinduism. Chaitra Purnima is celebrated as Hanuman Jayanti, Jyeshta Purnima is celebrated as Vat Poornima, Ashad Purnima is known as Guru Purnima or Vyasa Purnima, and Shravan Purnima is popular as Rakhi Pournami or Narali Purnima or Jandhyala Pournami.

Ashwin Purnima is much popular as Kojagari Purnima in North India, Kojagiri Lakshmi Puja in West Bengal and Kumar Purnima or Gajalakshmi Puja in Orissa. Kartik Purnima is known as Tripuri Purnima or Tripurari Pournami. Margashirsh Purnima is celebrated as Sri Datta Jayanti or Dattatreya Jayanthi.

Magh Purnima is considered as very auspicious during which Ganga Snan are observed at Prayag Sangam in Allahabad. Falgun Purnima or Phalguna Poornima day is much popular as Holi Festival or Madan Purnima or Lakshmi Purnima or Sri Mahalakshmi Jayanthi.

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  1. varsha madvi says:

    please send timing of purnima for the in March 2012, start to end of purnima
    please send timing immediately.

    best regards

    • naveen.sanagala says:

      Vaishakh Purnima ends at 4:37 am on 28th May 2010. Nakshatram is Visakha (up to 12:02 noon).

  2. ashwani says:

    sir as you know well guru purnima is falling on 25 th july 2010. in this day bhadra also going on from start of the day. what will be the effect of it on guru puja. when it will start please comment on it. reply soon. thanks

    • naveen.sanagala says:

      Here is the daily panchangam of Guru Purnima 2010. There is no Bhadra nakshatra or Bhadrapad maasa. But Bhadra karanam will be up to 6:10 pm. The whole day is recommended for Guru Puja.

      25 July 2010, Sunday – Ashada Purnima – Purnima (whole day), Purvashada nakshatram (up to 6:38 am), Uttara Ashada comes afterwards. Varjam – 3:29 pm to 5:15 pm, Durmuhurat – 5:02 pm to 5:59 pm, Amrutha yogam – night 2:06 to 3:52, Vishkamba yogam – night 10:02, Bhadrakaranam – 6:10 pm. Guru Purnima / Vyasa Purnima / Shiva Shayanotsavam / Kokila Vrat / Maha Ashadhi.

  3. Bharati says:

    Is it good to perform wedding on the 6th may 2012?

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  5. Dr.G.Gangadharan Nair says:

    Is Shravan Purnima 1st or 2nd August in 2012 ?

    • Naveen Sanagala says:

      In Tamil Nadu and Kerala Shravan Purnima (Avani / Karkidakam months) is on 1 August 2012… and in other places it is on 2 August 2012.. In fact Purnima begins on 1 August morning and ends in the morning on 2nd..

  6. aditi says:

    purnima fast in 31st aug & my q. is can i wash the head in fast day.

  7. Ranjeeta gill says:

    What time will purnima starts on September 2012 and what time will it ends. Please reply soon.

  8. Sridhar says:

    How many days moon will appear as full moon, after pournami in november 2012 Plz let me know.. Becoz I want to visit taj on 2nd Dec.

  9. rsdeng@intnet.mu says:

    can you send me dates of all purnima for year 2013 to 2014

  10. Lakshana says:

    what is the significance of puranmashi on the day of birth

  11. Nimai says:

    puranmashi in march 2013 as per hindu calendar

  12. Jithvar says:

    what was the english date at sambat 1938 kartik maas puranmashi

  13. Saheli says:

    Date of puranmashi in the month of march

  14. Mridul says:

    What time purnima will start 2013 in west bengal

  15. Shailaja says:

    purnima moon in chennai in march 2013 time

  16. Shat-manyu says:

    when was the guru purnima dates in 2012?

  17. Harshini says:

    which date start saleshwaram temple open date in 2013

  18. Ujvala says:

    festival in sri saleshwaram during chaitra poornima near

  19. Hemdev says:

    if a hindu girl born on pournimi how her future

  20. Bahula says:

    say me in this month in which day puranmashi

  21. Prapti says:

    what is the date of puranmashi november of 2012

  22. Vashnie says:

    want to know about all the purnimas that falls in the year 2013

  23. Jayan says:

    is pooranmashi fast can be done in lunar eclipse

  24. Santoshi says:

    puran mashi inthe month of Jan feb2013 as per Indian calendar

  25. Kaksi says:

    today i m fasting for puranmashi at what time i caneat

  26. Dakshinayan says:

    calendar to see whether 1 sept 2012 fall on purnima or amavasya

  27. Puran says:

    does 3rd october 2012 fall in poornima or amavasya

  28. Maharanth says:

    what was on 27 november 2012 poornima or amavas

  29. Som says:

    when was amavaysa and puranmasi in oct 2012

  30. Chandrashekar says:

    when was purnima in October and november 2012

  31. Nartana says:

    how many days purnima in october & november 2012

  32. Varisha says:

    what is purnima or amavasya 5th november 2012

  33. Durvish says:

    calendar of 1973 in hindi month vaisakha shukla paksha ravivar varth

  34. Bahuleya says:

    amavasya to purnima dates november to december 2012

  35. Dwijaraj says:

    what are the dates and time of masik purnima for yr 2013

  36. Nitika says:

    i conceived on sep month2012 is amavsya or purnima

  37. Shrividya says:

    what is the meaning of the pooranmashi and amabas

  38. Dakshesh says:

    1992 Date of aashaad shukal paksh pradosh varta

  39. Bhagwant says:

    pournami start and end time by Hindu calendar

  40. Ratish says:

    In a month 2nd pournami which is called us?

  41. Amrapali says:

    in november 2012 what date have puranmashi and masiya

  42. Sudhish says:

    when was narali poornima in 2012 as per hindu calendar

  43. Pransu says:

    vishnu puja on purnima at tirupathi in september 2012

  44. Maalolan says:

    t time of purnima in month of august

  45. Naveen says:

    why is marriages and house warming not done in badrapadha masam

  46. Mahadev says:

    when was purnima in the month of december 2012