Purnima April 2017 Date and Time – Full moon day in Hindu Calendar in April 2017
Purnima Tithi Begins = 10:22 on 10/Apr/2017
Purnima Tithi Ends = 11:37 on 11/Apr/2017
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 11, 2017, is celebrated as Hanuman Jayanti. Vaishakh Snan also begins on the day.
April 11, 2017, is also the last day in Chaitra Month in North India.