List of upcoming full moon (purnima) in 2019. Image Source: Photo by Mustafa Kaya/Xinhua/IANS

October 09 : Navratri - one of the most glorious festivals celebrated in India has concluded. However, this doesn't mean that curtains have fallen for the 2019 festive season. The upcoming months of 2019 are preparing to host some of the most important festivals and people are gearing up to celebrate Sharad purnima, Diwali, Chhath Puja, Gurpurab, Kartik Purnima, Christmas etc... to name a few.

Purnima is a day of special reverence in India. Puja performed and vrats observed on the day of Purnima is believed to bestow abundant blessings upon all those who perform such acts. Purnima is also associated with several festivals.

Just like the 9 purnima tithis of 2019 that has already gone by, the three upcoming full moons in 2019 also has its own significance. Give below are the upcoming Purnima dates in 2019 along with details of festivals that are celebrated on each of these days. Start and end time of Purnima tithi is also given.

Purnima in October: Sharad Purnima, full moon in the Hindu calendar month of Aswin will be celebrated on October 13. Kojagara Puja and Kojagiri Purnima Vrat dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi is observed on this day. Pargat Diwas or Valmiki Jayanti, the birth anniversary of Maharishi Valmiki, the author of Hindu epic Ramayana is also celebrated on this day.

Purnima tithi timing: Oct 13, 12:36 AM - Oct 14, 2:37 AM

Purnima in November: The most revered purnima of the year - Kartik Purnima will be observed on November 12, 2019. This day is considered highly auspicious, as it marks the day when Lord Shiva defeats the demon Tripurasara who had been tormenting all the three loka. Dev diwali is celebrated on this day. Sikhs celebrate Guru Nanak Gurpurab, the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak on this day. The state of Tamil Nadu celebrate this day as Aippasi Purnima.

Purnima tithi timing: Nov 11, 6:01 PM - Nov 12, 7:04 PM

Purnima Date in December: Margashirsha Purnima will be observed on December 11, 2019, It is also known as Dattatreya Jayanti. Lord Vishnu is given prime importance in the month of Margashirsha.

Purnima tithi timing: Dec 11, 10:59 AM - Dec 12, 10:42 AM

In Hinduism, purnima or full moon symbolizes the presence of wisdom, goodness and the exit of evil from people’s lives. In vedic astrolgy, Moon is considered as the ruler of human minds.

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