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Purnima Dates in May 2014 ( Purnima Dates in 2014 )

 

 

 

Wednesday, May 14, 2014  -  Vaishakha Purnima Vrat (वैशाख पूर्णिमा व्रत)

 

Vaishakh Purnima

 

Purnima is a Full moon day. Full moon day of the Vaishakha month is known as Vaishakh Purnima. Devotees observe purnima vrat on this day. They observe fast from the sunrise and broke it after seeing the moon. Satya narayana vrat is also observed on Purnima or day before purnima day. This year Vaishakh purnima is on Wednesday, 14th May 2014.

Vaishakh Purnima is also celebrated as Buddha purnima and Kurma Jayanti. Worshiping Lord Vishnu is considered auspicious on this day. This day is also ideal month to perform charity, homas. Vaishakh is the second month in the lunar calender and Vaishakh Purnima day marks the end of Vaishakh month in purnimant calenders.