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The last day of sukla paksha of the telugu month is called purnima. The fifteenth day of the waxing phase of the moon is called as purnima. Purnima is one of the most auspicious days of the month. Many vrats are performed on this day. Many festivals also fall on this day and are observed with lot of devotion.
This month purnima date is 20th August, 2013. Since this falls on hindu month of Shravana, it is called as Shravana Purnima. Depending on the nakshatra on the full moon day the name of the month is decided. Moon is one among the nine grahas that are called as Navagrahas. On purnima Moon is powerful and worshiping moon on this day would reduce the bad affects of moon.