Purnima also known as Full Moon Day is a day (tithi) which marks the division in each month of the Hindu calendar between the two lunar fortnights (Paksha) namely the Shukla Paksha (“bright phase”) and the Krishna Paksha (“dark phase”) .
Purnima day is also known for its spiritual importance and there are many Hindu festivals observed on Purnima days. Many Hindu’s observe a fast on Purnima day.
If you are searching for Purnima Dates in the year 2017 then find below Purnima 2017 Dates Calendar below.
Purnima (Full Moon) 2017 Dates Calendar :
|12th January 2017||(Thursday)||Paush Purnima|
|10th February 2017||(Friday)||Magha Purnima|
|12th March 2017||(Sunday)||Phalguna Purnima|
|11th April 2017||(Tuesday)||Chaitra Purnima|
|10th May 2017||(Wednesday)||Vaishakha Purnima|
|9th June 2017||(Friday)||Jyeshtha Purnima|
|9th July 2017||(Sunday)||Ashadha Purnima|
|7th August 2017||(Monday)||Shravana Purnima|
|6th September 2017||(Wednesday)||Bhadrapada Purnima|
|5th October 2017||(Thursday)||Ashwin Purnima|
|4th November 2017||(Saturday)||Kartik Purnima|
|3rd December 2017||(Sunday)||Margashirsha Purnima|
Amavasya also known as New Moon Day or No Moon Day is the last day of every lunar month in the Hindu calendar.
It is the darkest day in a traditional Hindu month and most of the Amavasya days are considered to be inauspicious, except for the Diwali Amavasya – the only Amavasya which is considered to be auspicious.
Amavasya is the day when the evil spirits are stronger.
There are many Hindus who observe a fast on this day. On this day, people also perform Tarpan and Shradh for dead parents and other relatives.
If you are searching for Amavasya Dates in the year 2017 then find below Amavasya 2017 Dates Calendar below.
Amavasya (New Moon) 2017 Dates Calendar :
|27th January||(Friday)||Magha Amavasya|
|26th February||(Sunday)||Phalguna Amavasya|
|28th March||(Tuesday)||Chaitra Amavasya|
|26th April||(Wednesday)||Vaishakha Amavasya|
|25th May||(Thursday)||Jyeshtha Amavasya|
|24th June||(Saturday)||Ashadha Amavasya|
|23rd July||(Sunday)||Shravana Amavasya|
|21st August||(Monday)||Bhadrapada Amavasya|
|20th September||(Wednesday)||Ashwin Amavasya|
|19th October||(Thursday)||Kartik Amavasya|
|18th November||(Saturday)||Margashirsha Amavasya|
|18th December||(Monday)||Paush Amavasya|