Gangasagar Mela 2017: Ganga Sagar Mela, Ganga Snan during Makar Sankranti

Gangasagar Mela or Ganga Sagar Fair is the largest mela in West Bengal. Gangasagar Mela is observed during Makar Sankranthi. In 2017, Ganga Sagar Mela starts on January 13 and ends on January 15. The major Snan of Gangasagar Mela is on 14 January 2017 (Makara Sankranti). The mela is celebrated at Sagar Island where […]

Amavasya January 2017 date, Timings of Amavasai

Amavasya January 2017 date, Timings of Amavasai.. Amavasya is the No Moon or New Moon day in Hindu calendar. It also marks the end of a Month in Amavasyant calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. In January 2017, Amavasya date is January 27, Friday. It is Magha Amavasya in North Indian Hindi […]

Chollangi Amavasya 2017, Pushya Masa Amavasya

Chollangi Amavasya is observed on Pushya Masa Amavasya, the No Moon day in Pushya masam, in Andhra Pradesh. In 2017, Chollangi Amavasya date is January 27. Chollangi is a holy place where the River Godavari flows into the sea, the Bay of Bengal (Bangala Khatham in Telugu). It lies on one of the seven mouths […]

Mauni Amavasya 2017 | Mauna Amavasya

Mauni Amavasya, also known as Mauna Amavasya, is observed on the No Moon day in Magha month (January – February). In 2017, Mauni Amavasya date is January 27. Magh Mela is celebrated during the Magh month and it is one of the most auspicious days to perform ritual bath at Triveni Sangam or Prayag at […]

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 2017, Mauni Amavasya date is January 27. Mauna is a word derived from ‘Muni, who is the tremendous human with silent spiritual excellence. Mauna vrat is […]

Amavasya, 30 January 2014

Today, 30 January 2014 is Amavasya (Mauni Amavasya, Magha Amavasya, Pausha Amavasya). This Amavasya is also observed as Mauna Vrat in North Indian places. This Amavasya is referred to as Magh Amavasya in North Indian Hindi calendars. Mauna Amavasya coincides with Paush Amavasya in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat and Maharashtra. This Amavasya is considered a […]

Pinda daan on Mauni Amavasya 2017

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 2017, Mauni Amavasya date is January 27. Thousands of people […]

10 February 2013: Amavasya

Today, 10 February 2013 is Amavasya. It is Mauni Amavasya. It falls on Poush Amavasya (Pushya Amavasya) in Amavasyant calendars and Magh Amavasya as per North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant calendars). It is observed as Chollangi Amavasya in coastal regions of Andhra Pradesh. It is Mauni Amavasya in North India. It is even more meritorious […]

Mauni Amavasya, 10 February 2013

Today, 10 February 2013 is Mauni Amavasya. It falls on Magh Amavasya, the No Moon day in Magh Month as per the traditional North Indian Hindi calendars. It coincides with Paush Amavasya, the No Moon in Paush Month, as per the Amavasyant calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. For 2013, Mauni […]

Mauni Amavasya Snan at Kumbh Mela

Ganga Aarti at Kumbh Mela 2013

Mauni Amavasya Snan is an auspicious bathing at Kumbha Mela. In 2013, Mauni Amavasya date is February 10. This time it is even more auspicious as Kumbha Mela is being celebrated at Allahabad Prayaga Sangam. This Kumbh Mela is a Mahakumbh Mela which is celebrated for once in 12 years. Mauni Amavasya is Magha Amavasya […]