Sharad Purnima is observed on the night of full moon of
Ashvina. The night of full moon of Ashvin is also known as
the Moon of Ashvin is also known as the Moon-god and the
lord of herbs, seeds, the Brahmins, water and Nakshatras
or constellations. It is believed that on the Sharad
Purnima day, the Moon through his beams is showering
Amrit or elixir on the earth.