Vaishakh Mahina 2016 in Hindi Calendar – Vaisakh Month in North Indian Calendars in 2016
Purnima Tithi Begins = 00:41 on 21/May/2016
Purnima Tithi Ends = 02:44 on 22/May/2016
Vaishakh Mahina, or Vaishakha or Vaisakha Masa, is the second month in a traditional Hindu Lunar calendar followed in North India. This Hindu calendar is followed in many states in north India like; Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Haryana, Bihar, Punjab, and Chhattisgarh. The current year in North India Hindu Calendar is Vikram Samvant 2073.
All Purnima Tithis are considered auspicious among Hindus religions. Vaishakha Purnima is the second Purnima in the year according to traditional Hindu calendar and it comes just after Narasimha Jayanti.
Many communities observe one day fast on Purnima Tithi according to their family tradition that is passed from generation to generation.