When is Mauni Amavasya

Water turns to Nectar on a special day

According to Hinduism there are various calendars in different cultures. As per the calendar of north Indians, Mauni Amavasya falls in the month of Magha and therefore it is also called as Magha Amavasya. This Amavasya is sometimes also called as Mouna amavasya or Mauni Amavasya. The significance of this special day is, devotees keep a whole day silence without speaking and stay calm which leads to pleasantness of mind and body as well. This Amavasya day also has a relation with Kumbha Mela which is a part of its snan days. There are a lot of health and spiritual benefits of this day snan and observing silence as per the Hindu Mythology books.

In Hindu mythology it is believed by people that staying calm and keeping silence is one of the spiritual practice followed by people of various communities. The name is derived after the word Muni which means Saint. Devotees keep fast on this auspicious day and offers prayers to the lord staying calm for the whole day without uttering a single word, which relieves the mind from stress and also prevents from the mental distractions.

There is another important piece of information which says that the water of Ganga turns to nectar on this auspicious day and people who take holy dip in this river on the particular Amavasya day gain spirituality and punyam. Hence it is said as the important day on Hindu calendar. Scientifically it is important to keep silence on the day that can help one to preserve energy of the body. There are huge benefits of this day on human body. 

Next Mauni Amavasya is on 4 February 2019 (Monday)

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