From the nature point of view its arrival indicates the end of MONSOON and ushers in the season of AUTUMN. We all of us wait eagerly for this period as this brings the end of humid weather and feel of some chillness in the air in the morning hours. Morning walkers are found of such a lovely and pleasant weather.
The Moon is the central figure of all the festivities surrounding Sharad Purnima. Of all the Purnimas of Hindu calendar Sharad Purnima is the most popular of all as it has immense spiritual and religious significance . It is said that Moon posses 16 Kalas (Qualities or traits ).You may be recall that Lord Krishna was the only one who possesed all the 16 qualities and he was complete in all sense .
Sharad Purnima is an important Hindu Festival. It is also known as Kajagri Purnima as it is believed that Goddess Lakshmi moves around in the sky asking KO JAAGARTI, searching for people who are vigilant and awake .and she gives wealth to who are awake.