Mauni Amavasya, also known as Mauna Amavasya, is observed on the No Moon day in Magha month (January – February). In 2023, Mauni Amavasya date is January 21.
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 Allahabad.
Mauni or Mauna or Muni means a spiritual performer who practices silence as a part of his daily rituals and pujas. It is believed on Mauni Amavasya day conjunction of the sun and the moon takes place.
Mauni Amavasya is known as Chollangi Amavasya in Andhra Pradesh. It is also celebrated as Darsh Amavasya in some other places of India. Mauna Amavasya coincides with Paush Amavasya in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat and Maharashtra.
Magh Amavasya day is the most important day of Kumbh Mela. In 2019, Kumbh Mela was celebrated as Ardh Kumbhmela in Allahabad Prayagraj Sangam.
Panchang, 21 January 2023
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 06:53 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 05:50 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : No Moonrise
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 05:15 PM
Tithi : Amavasya upto 02:22 AM, Jan 22Pratipada
Nakshatra : Purva Ashadha upto 09:40 AMUttara Ashadha upto 06:30 AM, Jan 22Shravana
Yoga : Chatushpada upto 04:20 PM Nagava upto 02:22 AM, Jan 22 Kinstughna
Karana : Harshana upto 02:35 PM Vajra
Weekday : Shaniwara
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1944 Shubhakruth
Chandramasa : Magha – Purnimanta Pausha – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2079 Aananda
Abhijit Muhurat : 12:00 PM to 12:43 PM
Amrit Kalam : 12:56 AM, Jan 22 to 02:20 AM, Jan 22
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 09:37 AM to 10:59 AM
Yamaganda : 01:44 PM to 03:06 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 06:53 AM to 08:15 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 06:53 AM to 07:37 AM 07:37 AM to 08:21 AM
Varjyam : 04:37 PM to 06:00 PM