🌕 Full Moon (Kartik Purnima 2024)

November 15, 2024 @ 3:29 pm – November 16, 2024 @ 12:59 am America/Chicago Timezone

Kartik Purnima, a revered festival in Hinduism, is celebrated on the full moon day of the Hindu month of Kartik. This festival holds great significance as it commemorates Lord Shiva’s triumph over the demon Tripurasura, and is also associated with Lord Krishna’s defeat of the demon Narakasura.

The festival is not only important for its religious connotations but also for its astronomical aspects. On Kartik Purnima, the moon is exceptionally bright and nearest to the Earth (SUPERMOON!) creating an ideal setting for worship and meditation. This auspicious day symbolizes the victory of good over evil and provides an opportunity to admire the moon’s splendor and ponder its spiritual importance.