2014 Purnima fasting, Pournami Fasting dates for Ashburn, Virginia, United States
2014 Purnima Vrat
2014 Purnima Fasting Dates for Ashburn, United States
2014 Purnima Fasting Days
Purnima fasting on Chaturdashi occurs only when Purnima starts during Madhyana period on previous day. It is believed that if Chaturdashi prevails beyond Madhyana then it pollutes Purnima Tithi and this Chaturdashi day should not be considered for Purnima fasting even if Purnima prevails during evening. There are no two opinions on this rule and DrikPanchang.com lists Purnima fasting days according to this rule.
|15||January||(Wednesday)||Paush Purnima Vrat|
|14||February||(Friday)||Magha Purnima Vrat|
|15||March||(Saturday)||Phalguna Purnima Vrat|
|14||April||(Monday)||Chaitra Purnima Vrat|
|14||May||(Wednesday)||Vaishakha Purnima Vrat|
|12||June||(Thursday)||Jyaishta Purnima Vrat|
|11||July||(Friday)||Ashadha Purnima Vrat|
|10||August||(Sunday)||Shravana Purnima Vrat|
|08||September||(Monday)||Bhadrapada Purnima Vrat|
|07||October||(Tuesday)||Ashwin Purnima Vrat|
|06||November||(Thursday)||Kartik Purnima Vrat|
|05||December||(Friday)||Margashirsha Purnima Vrat|
In North India full moon day is known as Purnima or Poornima. However in South India full moon day is known as Pournami or Pournima and fasting on this day is known as Pournami Vratam. Pournami Vratam is observed from sunrise to till sighting of the moon.
Pournami Fasting days might not be same for two locations. Hence one should set the location before noting down Pournami Vratam dates.