Bhadrapada Purnima Date 2017 to 2022 & timing- Pooja Vidhi-Significance-Celebration in Gujarat-Pictures

The Bhadra month is considered to be special for Lord Vishnu. That is why, Lord Vishnu is worshipped on the full moon night of this month.Every single month of the Hindu calendar has one purnima (full moon) and one amavasya (no moon).The full moon night has a lot of significance in Hindu mythology. And the Bhadrapad purnima being a full moon night has a lot of importance. This is seen as a month of the retreating monsoons in India. The full moon day of the Bhadra month according to the Hindu calendar is celebrated as Bhadrapad Purnima.Bhadrapada month is the sixth month in the Hindu calendar and it corresponds to the month of ‘Purattaasi’ in the Tamil calendar and the months of September-October in the Gregorian calendar.

On Bhadrapada Purnima, devotees observe fasting from dawn to dusk. While fasting, consumption of salt, grains and pulses are avoided and, milk and fruits are accepted. Some devotees observe a strict fasting without even drinking water. They break the fast in the evening by having the Prasada prepared from a mixture of sugar and wheat. Before eating Prasada, they watch the full moon and narrate the story of Lord Satyanarayan. Goddess Laxmi, Lord Siva and Lord Brahma are also worshiped in the evening. In an ideal fast, only light food is had in the evening under the light of the full moon.

Bhadrapada Purnima Date 2017 to 2022 & timing

Bhadrapada Purnima Date 2017 : 6th September 2017 (Wednesday)
Sunrise :  06-Sep-2017 06:14 AM
Sunset : 06-Sep-2017 18:35 PM
Purnima Tithi Begins : 05-Sep-2017 12:41 PM
Purnima Tithi Ends : 06-Sep-2017 12:32 PM
Place : Ujjain ( India ) Time Zone : IST (+05:30) 

Bhadrapada Purnima Date 2018 : Tuesday, 25th of September  2018
Bhadrapada Purnima Date 2019 : Saturday, 14th of September 2019
Bhadrapada Purnima Date 2020 : Wednesday, 2nd of September 2020
Bhadrapada Purnima Date 2021 : Monday, 20th of September 2021
Bhadrapada Purnima Date 2022 : Saturday, 10th of September 2022

Bhadrapada Purnima Pooja Vidhi

As the Full Moon day or Poornima is considered extremely auspicious, we will tell you the benefits of performing Purnima Puja.
Purnima Vrat and Shree Satyanarayan Puja brings prosperity, health and happiness to one’s life and the entire family.    

Purnima Puja is also done on special occasions and before any religious ceremonies. Purnima Katha (Puja) is usually done before or after marriage on the purchase of property or on any big achievement. It is a way of thanking god and praying for the sustenance.Purnima Puja also helps in bringing mental peace and physical wellness.

On this Full Moon day or Purnima, pray selflessly without thinking of the benefits and you will surely receive the blessings of Lord Vishnu.Poornima or Full Moon day holds great importance for Hindus across the country.

Bhadrapada Purnima Significance

In the Tamil Solar calendar, the Bhadrapada month is known as Purattaasi. In astronomical calculations, the month is known as Bhadrapada as northern or eastern Bhadrapad Nakshatra is formed during this month. Bhadrapada Purnima is the best day to perform Maha Mrityunjaya Havan. One gets freedom from every kind of negative vibes in case the havan is performed with utmost religious devotion on Bhadrapada Purnima.

It is considered auspicious to perform Pitru Paksha Sraddha on next day of Bhadrapada Purnima celebrations. Bhadrapada Purnima is a special festival for the devotees of Lord Vishnu. They ensure to make the day special by worshiping Lord Satyanarayana and seek his blessings to make their life better.

Bhadrapada Purnima Celebration in Gujarat


In Gujarat, Bhadrapada Purnima is dedicated to Goddess Ambaji. It is one of the popular festivals of Gujarat in which farmers from every corner of the state attend the grand fair organized at Ambaji temple. The devotees conduct various performances including folk dances at the fair. The Ambaji temple is one of the fifty one Shaktipeeths of India and is believed to be located at the place where the heart of Goddess Sati fell when her body was dismembered. The deity of the temple is not an idol but is a symbolic representation of Goddess Ambaji. The temple has a sign of Shree inside a triangle which is a form of the Goddess known by the name Viswa Yantra

Bhadrapada Purnima Celebration Pictures

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