Purnima is the full moon day in a Hindu month. It is a highly auspicious day for Hindu communities. Purnima March 2018 time and date is March 12. The Purnima begins at 8:59 AM on March 1 to 6:21 AM on March 2. This is the Phalgun Purnima in most calendars. March 1 is observed as Holika Dahan – Bonfire is lit on the day. Holi – playing with colors – is observed on the the next day on March 2, 2018
Purnima Vrat is also observed on March 1.
In calendars followed in Tamil Nadu, this is the Pournami day in Maasi Month.
Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti is also observed on the Phalgun Purnima day.