Magha Purnima 2013 Date

Magha Purnima 2013 Date

Magh Purnima Date, Magha Pournami 2013, Maha Maghi, Magha Poornima, Maghi Purnima, Full Moon day of Magh Month, 25th February 2013, Kumbh Mela Bathing day

Full moon day of the Hindu lunar month of Magh is observed as the Magha Purnima. Devotees observed fast on this day. Charities and Yagyas are performed on this day. This year, Magha purnima is celebrated on Monday, 25th February 2013.

Magh is the eleventh month in the Hindu lunar calendar. On this day, Moon is in Magh Nakshatra due to which it is known as Magh Purnima.  Every year Magh mela is organized at Sangam in Allahabad during this time. Magh Purnima day is considered sacred for bathing. This year magha purnima is the last auspicous bathing day of the Maha Kumbh mela. God Vishnu is worshiped after the bath. Like all other purnima days, Satyanarayana Vratham is observed on this day. Devotees believe that reciting the Brahmavaivartha Purana is highly auspicious.

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