08 May 2009 -- Friday --- Chithra Pournami
07 June 2009 -- Sunday
07 July 2009 -- Tuesday --- Vyasa Purnima, Guru poornima, Chaturmasya begins
05 August 2009 -- Wednesday --- Yajur upakarma
04 September 2009 -- Friday
03 October 2009 -- Saturday
02 November 2009 -- Monday
02 December 2009 -- Wednesday ---Vishnu deepam, Pancharathira deepam (Kaarthigai Deepam Previous day)
31 December 2009 -- Thursday --- Lunar eclipse (Aaruthra Darshan next day)
29 January 2010 -- Friday --- (Thai Poosam next day)
28 February 2010 -- Sunday --- Holi, Masi Magam
29 March 2010 -- Monday --- Panguni Uthiram
The details and importance of Pournami
Purnima, the Full moon day, is auspicious for Hindus. In temples, special poojas are held on this day. Many devotees observe fast. Many festivals come in Purnima. On Karthik Purnima lakhs throng Ganges river in Varanasi and take holy dip. All temples, hill tops and houses in Tamilnadu will be decorated with Agal Vilakku on Karthigai Deepam. In Thiruvannamalai, many devotees do Giri Valam on Purnima.
In Tirumala Tirupathi, Garuda Seva is held on every Purnima night. In Madurai, on Chithra Pournami, Kalazhagar (Lord Vishnu) crossing Vaigai river to see Sri Meenakshi Sundareshwarar Thirukalyanam, is celeberated with great devotion. Lakh of devotees throng the vaigai river on that day. On Thai Poosam, Masi Magam, Panguni Uthiram special abhishekam and poojas are held for Lord Muruga. Holi, festival of colour, also come in purnima.