Purnima November 2018 is known as Kartik Purnima, Tripurari Purnima, Tripuri Purnima. Purnima November 2018 date is November 23. It is the Full Moon in Kartik Month.
Kartik Purnima marks the end of Kartik Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars. It also marks the end of Kartik Snana.
Dev Diwali, Deepotsavam, Ganga Mahotsav, Akasha Deepam and Jwala Thoranam are observed on this day in North Indian and South Indian states.
Purnima November 2018 Timings
Purnima begins at 12.53 in the afternoon on 22 November and ends at 11.09 in the morning on 23 November 2018.
Tulsi Vivah (Tulsi Shaligram Vivah) is the most observed ritual of Kartik Purnima. Devotees perform the celestial marriage of Tulsi plant (Goddess Lakshmi) with Amla Tree (Lord Vishnu). Kartik Purnima also marks the end of Bhishma Panchak Vrat which has begun on Prabhodini Ekadasi (Dev Utthana Ekadasi).
As per a legend, Lord Vishnu incarnated as Matsya Avatara on Kartik Purnima to protect Manu, the first man, from Maha Pralay (deluge).
Bhakteshwara Vratham is observed in Andhra Pradesh on Kartika Pournami. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Panchang, Purnima November 2018 – 23 November
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:49 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:36
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)18:01 Chandrastama (Moonset)00:00
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Purnima – 11:09
Nakshatra Krittika – 16:41
Yoga Parigha – 10:54
Karana Balava – 22:07
Purnimanta Month Kaartika
Amavasyanta Month Kaartika
Shaka Samvatsara: Vilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Virodhikruthi
Rahu Kalam: 10:52 – 12:13
Gulika Kalam: 08:10 – 09:31
Yama Gandam: 14:54 – 16:15
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Vrischika
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Vrishabha
Amrita Kalam 14:24 – 15:55
Abhijit: 11:51 – 12:34
Time to Avoid
Durmuhurthams: 12:34 – 13:17
Today’s – Festivals / Vratam / Pooja / Jayanthi – Kartik Purnima, Tripurari Purnima, Tripuri Purnima, Dev Diwali, Deepotsavam, Ganga Mahotsav, Akasha Deepam, Jwala Thoranam, Bhakteshwara Vratham, Tulsi Vivah Samapti.