Mauni Amavasya, also known as Mauna Amavasya, is observed on the No Moon day in Magha month (January – February). In 2020, Mauni Amavasya date is January 24.
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, 24 January 2020
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:13 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:04
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)00:00 Chandrastama (Moonset)17:41
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Amavasya – 27:11*
Nakshatra Uttara Ashadha – 26:46*
Yoga Vajra – 26:25*
Karana Nagava – 27:11*
Purnimanta Month Maagha
Amavasyanta Month Paush
Shaka Samvatsara: Vikari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Paridhavi
Rahu Kalam: 11:17 – 12:39
Gulika Kalam: 08:34 – 09:56
Yama Gandam: 15:21 – 16:43
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Makara
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Dhanu – 07:39:52
Amrita Kalam 19:59 – 21:41
Abhijit: 12:17 – 13:00
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 31:04* – 32:47*
Durmuhurthams: 13:00 – 13:44
Mauni Amavasya in Previous Years
In 2019, Mauni Amavasya date is February 4.
In 2018, Mauni Amavasya date is January 16.
In 2017, Mauni Amavasya date was January 27.
In 2016, Mauni Amavasya date was February 8.
In 2015, Mauni Amavasya date was January 20.
In 2014, Mauni Amavasya date was January 30.
In 2013, Mauni Amavasya date was February 10.
Mauni Amavasya 2012 date is January 23.
Mauni Amavasya 2011 date was February 2nd.