|When is Phalguna Purnima in 2024
|24 March, 2024 (Phalguna)
|Panchang for Phalguna Purnima
|Choghadiya Muhurat on Phalguna Purnima
As per the Hindu beliefs, Full Moon Day or Purnima is regarded as a highly auspicious and fortunate day. It is celebrated across the country in different names such as Poonam, Pournima and Purnima. The devotees usually keep a fast on this particular day and worship Moon God and Lord Vishnu.
As per the Hindu calendar, when the full moon day or the Purnima is observed in the specific month of Phalguna during the Shukla Paksha, then that particular Purnima is called Phalguna Purnima. The day falls in the month of February or March as per the Gregorian calendar. There are various other festivals which are also celebrated in the month of Phalguna such as Holi, Maha Shivratri, and Vasant Panchami.
As per the Hindu calendar, Phalgun Purnima is regarded as the last Purnima on which the festival of Holi is celebrated. On this particular day, at various places, people also observe Lakshmi Jayanti, which is the birth anniversary of Goddess Lakshmi, the deity of abundance and wealth. As per the Hindu beliefs, the people who keep a fast of Phalguna Purnima and worship Lord Vishnu and God Moon on this day are bestowed with the divine blessings of the deity and also get relieved from their present and past sins.
The days of Purnima are regarded as highly auspicious and fortunate.
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According to the Hindu calendar which starts from Chaitra month (March-April), the full moon that falls throughout the year is as follows: -
|Purnima Vrat Name
|Purnima Other Names or Same Day Festivals
|Buddha Purnima, Kurma Jayanti
|Vat Purnima Vrat
|Guru Purnima, Vyasa Puja
|Raksha Bandhan, Gayatri Jayanti
|Purnima Shraddha, Pitrupaksha Begin
|Sharad Purnima, Kojagara Puja
|Guru Ravidas Jayanti
|Holika Dahan, Vasanta Purnima