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Friday, February 20, 2015

(10.1.32) Peepal Purnima / Pipal Purnima 2016

Pipal Purnima / Peepal Poonam 2016

When is Peepal Purima
In the year 2016 Peepal Purnima is on Saturday, 21.May, 2016.
Important Things about Peepal Purnima -
(1) Vaisakh Shukla Purnima is known as Peepal Purnima.
(2) Sometimes Peepal Purnima is spelled as Pipal Purnima or Pipal Poornima or Pipal Poonam
(3) According to the Hindus Vaisakh Purnima is considered to be very holy Tithi. People keep fast and perform religious activities. 
(4) Donating different things is also considered fruitful on this day. 
(5)  In north India and particularly in Rajasthan this Tithi (Vaisakh Shukla Purnima)  is taken as  the Aboojh muhurat for marriage. Marriages are performed on this day if proper Muhurat for marriage is not avaikable.
(6)  It is the birth day of Lord Buddha.
(7) It is also the day when Lord Buddha got  enlightenment and also Nirvan or Salvation .
(8) The Buddhists consider this day to be very auspicious than any other day of the year. They gather in the Viharas for worship and give alms to the monks.
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