Today, 5 May 2012 is Purnima vrat, Full Moon day in Hindu calendar. Purnima begins at 12.54 noon on 5 May and ends at 9.05 AM on 6 May 2012. It is Vaishakh Purnima and marks the end of Vaishakh Month in North Indian Hindi Panchangams. Vaishakh Purnima is also celebrated as Kurma Jayanti, Pushtipati Vinayak Jayanti, Annamayya Jayanti (Annamacharya Jayanti), Sampada Gauri Vratham, Ardhanarishwara Vratham, Madhurakavi Alwar Thirunakshatram, Chithirai Paurnami in Tamil Nadu, Satyavrat Purnima, Chitragupta Puja, etc.
Supermoon (largest moon in 2012) will be visible in India on May 6, 2012.
6 May 2012 is celebrated as Narad Jayanti, Chithirai Thiruvizha in Tamil Nadu, Maha Vaishakhi, Vaishakh Snana Samapati, Peepal Pujan, Buddha Purnima, Shirdi Saibaba Utsav, Periyanambi Thirunakshatram, etc.