6 December 2014 is Purnima (Margashirsha Purnima, Margashira Pournami, Datta Purnima, Karthigai Pournami, Vrischikam Veluthu Vavu)..
Time of Purnima December 2014
Purnima begins on 6.18 PM on December 5 and ends at 5.56 PM on 6 December 2014.
Purnima December 2014 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 ‘Karthigai Pournami’ (Pournami in Karthigai Masam) in Tamil calendars, ‘Vrischika Veluthu Vavu’ (Purnima in Vrischika Masam) in Malayalam calendar & ‘Agrahan Purnima’ (Full Moon in Agrahan 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.
Datta Jayanti is celebrated with utmost gusto in all Temples dedicated to Sri Dattatreya Avatara and Avadhutas. Akkalkot in Solapur district of Maharashtra, Gangapur in Gulbarga district of Karnataka, Mahur Datta Mandir in Nanded district of Maharashtra, Manik Prabhu Samsthan in Humnabad of Bidar district in Karnataka, Girnar Dattatreya Temple in Sourashtra of Gujarat, Karanja Dattatreya Temple in Maharashtra, Audumbar Datta Mandir in Maharashtra, Narsobawadi Dattatreya Temple in Kolhapur district of Maharashtra, Kuravapur Datta Temple in Raichur district of Karnataka, Varanasi Dattatreya Math in Kashi of Uttar Pradesh, Srisailam Temple of Kurnool district in Andhra Pradesh, Panchateshvar Datta Mandir in Beed district of Maharashtra, Pithapuram Sripada Srivallabha Temple in Andhra Pradesh, Shirdi Saibaba Temple in Maharashtra and Bhadgaon Dattatreya Temple near Kathmandu in Nepal..
Panchang, Purnima – 6 December 2014
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:58 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:37
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 17:47 Chandrastama (Moonset) 00:00
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Purnima – 17:56
Nakshatra Rohini – 23:39
Yoga Sidhha – 17:10
Karana Balava – 29:55*
Purnimanta Month Margashirsha
Amavasyanta Month Margashirsha
Shaka Samvatsara: Jaya
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Plavanga
Rahu Kalam: 09:38 – 10:58
Gulika Kalam: 06:58 – 08:18
Yama Gandam: 13:37 – 14:57
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Vrischika
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Vrishabha
Amrita Kalam 20:24 – 22:01
Abhijit: 11:56 – 12:39
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 29:26* – 31:05*
Durmuhurthams: 07:41 – 08:23