Kartik Purnima 2020 date and time
Kartik Purnima Date– Monday, November 30, 2020
- Purnima Tithi Begins – 12:47 PM on Nov 29, 2020
- Purnima Tithi Ends – 02:59 AM on Nov 30, 2020
Kartik Purnima 2020 significance
Kartik Purnima is a five-days festival and its celebration begin on the day of Prabodhini Ekadashi, followed by the Tulasi-Vivah Utsav. As per Hindu religion, Tulasi Vivah can be performed on any suitable day between Ekadashi to Purnima in the month of Kartik. Bhishma Panchaka or Vishnu Panchaka fasting which begins on Ekadashi day ends on the day of Kartik Purnima. Vaikuntha Chaturdashi fasting and Puja is performed a day before Kartik Purnima. As per legends, Lord Shiva killed demon Tripurasura on the day of Kartik Purnima, hence the day is also known as Tripuri Purnima and Tripurari Purnima. When the demon Tripurasura was killed, Gods were overjoyed and celebrated the day of Kartik Purnima as the day of illuminations. Hence, the day is also known as Dev-Diwali.