25 December 2015 is Purnima Vrat (Margashira Pournami, Margashirsha Purnima, Margazhi Pournami, Pous Purnima, Dhanu Veluthu Vavu).
Time of Purnima December 2015
Purnima begins on 6.27 PM on December 24 and ends at 4.41 PM on 25 December 2015.
Purnima December 2015 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.
This Purnima marks the ‘Margazhi Pournami’ (Pournami in Margazhi Masam) in Tamil calendars, ‘Dhanu Veluthu Vavu’ (Purnima in Dhanu Masam) in Malayalam calendar & ‘Pous Purnima’ (Full Moon in Pous Month) in Bengali calendar.
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.
Panchang, 25 December 2015
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:09 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:44
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)17:56 Chandrastama (Moonset)00:00
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Purnima – 16:41
Nakshatra Mrigashirsha – 12:14
Yoga Shukla – 19:08
Karana Balava – 27:58*
Purnimanta Month Margashirsha
Amavasyanta Month Margashirsha
Shaka Samvatsara: Manmadha
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Kilaka
Rahu Kalam: 11:07 – 12:26
Gulika Kalam: 08:28 – 09:48
Yama Gandam: 15:05 – 16:24
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Dhanu
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Mithuna
Amrita Kalam 25:48* – 27:21*
Abhijit: 12:05 – 12:48
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 20:22 – 21:55
Durmuhurthams: 12:48 – 13:30