Poornima or Purnima or Full Moon in March 2018 is known as Falgun Purnima in Hindu calendar. In 2018, Purnima March date is March 1, Thursday. There is also one more Purnima in March – 31 March.
This Purnima is also popular as Holi festival. Gaura Purnima (Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti) is also celebrated on this day. This Full Moon is the last Purnima in Sri Hevilambi Hindu Year (2018-2019).
Falgun Purnima begins at 8.57 AM on 1 March and ends at 6.21 AM on the March 2.
Falgun Purnima marks the end of Falgun month in North Indian Hindi calendar. It is the last day of Shukla Paksha in Falguna month as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, and Kannada calendars.
In 20168, it falls in Maasi Masam of Tamil calendar, Kumbha Masam of Malayalam calendar and Chaitra Month as per Bengali Panjika.
Falgun Purnima is also known as Lakshmi Jayanti in some places. Goddess Lakshmi and the Moon God are worshipped on this day. It is also known as Phagu Purnima in Nepal and Dol Purnima in Orissa.
Panchang, Purnima – 1 March 2018
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:52 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:26
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)17:55 Chandrastama (Moonset)00:00
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Chaturdashi – 08:57
Skipped Tithi (Lunar Day) Purnima – 30:21*
Nakshatra Magha – 23:48
Yoga Atiganda – 07:48
Skipped Yoga : Sukarman – 28:29*
Karana Vishti – 19:37
Skipped Karana : Bava – 30:21*
Purnimanta Month Phaalguna
Amavasyanta Month Phaalguna
Shaka Samvatsara: Hevilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Sadharana
Rahu Kalam: 14:06 – 15:32
Gulika Kalam: 09:45 – 11:12
Yama Gandam: 06:52 – 08:19
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kumbha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Simha
Amrita Kalam 21:35 – 23:03
Abhijit: 12:16 – 13:02
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 12:46 – 14:14
Durmuhurthams: 15:21 – 16:07