Mauna Panchami or Maun Panjami vrat is observed during Shravani Mela on Krishna Panchami in Shravan Maas in North India especially in Deoghar Baidyanath temple, Jharkhand. In 2022, Mauna Panchami date is July 18.
Lord Shiva is worshipped on Mauna Panchami day and devotees observe fasting and Maun vrat.
Maun means quietness or silence. Mauna has great importance in Hinduism. Lord Dakshinamurthy, an aspect of Lord Shiva, is also worshipped on Maun Panchami. Dakshinamurthi teaches his disciples (Rishis and Maharshis) with the divine wisdom of silence.
Devotees consider Moun Panchami as a special day in Shravani Mela to offer holy water of Ganga to Lord Shiva of Baidyanath Dham. Several lakhs of devotees visit the temple and offer Gangajal to Baba Baidyanathji.
Panchang, 18 July 2022
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 05:35 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 06:58 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 10:46 PM
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 10:10 AM
Tithi : Panchami upto 08:54 AMShashthi
Nakshatra : Purva Bhadrapada upto 12:24 PMUttara Bhadrapada
Karana : Taitila upto 08:54 AMGaraja upto 08:15 PMVanija
Yoga : Shobhana upto 03:26 PMAtiganda
Weekday : Somawara
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Shaka Samvatsaram : 1944 Shubhakrutha
Chandramasa : Shravana – Purnimanta; Ashada Maas – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi
Abhijit Muhurat : 11:50 AM to 12:43 PM
Amrita Kalam : 12:24 PM to 05:35 AM, Jul 19
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 07:15 AM to 08:55 AM
Yamaganda : 10:36 AM to 12:16 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 01:57 PM to 03:37 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 12:43 PM to 01:37 PM 03:24 PM to 04:17 PM
Varjyam : 09:55 PM to 11:30 PM
Mauna Panchami in Previous Years
In 2021, Mauna Panchami date is August 13.
In 2020, Mauna Panchami date is July 25.
In 2019, Mauna Panchami date is July 22.
In 2018, Mauna Panchami date was August 2.