Purnima April 2016 Date and Time – Full moon day in Hindu Calendar in April 2016
Purnima Tithi Begins = 08:20 am on 21/April/2016
Purnima Tithi Ends = 10:53 am on 22/April/2016
During Chaitra month, people wake up in an early morning and take a bath in the river Ganga or in the Yamuna river throughout the month.
In Hindu community, the day is considered highly auspicious and some communities keep Vrat or Fast (Purnima fasting) on the Poornima day from sunrise to sunset on the day. It is believed that all charity work or dana (giving) is an important part of one’s Hindu dharma done during this time are fructified easily.
April 22 is celebrated as Hanuman Jayanti. Vaishakh Snan also begins on the day.
April 22, 2016, is also the last day in Chaitra Month in North India.