Kojagara Vratam 2012, Kojagari Puja Date, When is Kojagiri Purnima in 2012?, 29th October, 2012
Kojagiri Purnima is an important festival in West Bengal, Orissa and Assam. This festival is dedicated to godess Lakshmi. Moon god is also worshiped on this day. Kojagiri Purnima is celebrated on the full moon day of Hindu Lunar month of Ashwin (also called Ashwayuja). This year Kojagiri Purnima is on Monday, 29th October, 2012.
The brightness of moon on Kojagiri Purnima indicates end of the rainy season. Devotees offer deepa’s (diya’s) to the moon God. People worship the Godess Lakshmi and God Indra. Kojagiri Purnima is also known as Sharad Purnima. However most people in India perform Lakshmi puja on Amavasya Tithi during Diwali.