Mauni Amavasya (Mauna Amavasya), Magh Amavasya Vrat

Mauni Amavasya or Mauna Amavasya is the auspicious day to observe Mauna Vrata or the vow of silence on Magh Amavasya or No Moon day in Magh month. In 2014, Mauni Amavasya date is January 30. Mauna is a word derived from ‘Muni, who is the tremendous human with silent… Read More

Pinda daan on Mauni Amavasya 2014

Pinda daan during Mauni Amavasya or Magh Amavasya (as North Indian calendars) and Pushya Amavasya (as per Hindu calendars except North Indian calendars) is considered auspicious for rituals for Pitru Tharpan and rites of Shraddha. Mauni Amavasya is also known as ‘Mini Pitru Paksha. In 2014, Mauni Amavasya date is… Read More

Magh Mela Special Trains during auspicious Magh Snan dates

The Railways will run special trains for Magh Mela in January & February 2014 during auspicious Magh snan dates like Makar Sankranti, Mauni Amavasya, Basant Panchami, Maghi Purnima & Maha Shivaratri. In view of the forthcoming Magh Mela, which is scheduled to start from January 14, North Central Railway has… Read More