Mauni Amavasya Snan at Kumbh Mela 2019 – 4 February

Ganga Aarti at Kumbh Mela 2013

Mauni Amavasya Snan is an auspicious bathing at Kumbha Mela. In 2019, Mauni Amavasya date is February 4. 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 […]

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 […]

Pinda daan on Mauni Amavasya 2018

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 2018, Mauni Amavasya date is January 16. Thousands of people […]

Kumbh Mela 2010 – Important Kumbh Mela Snan dates and Festivals days

Kumbh Mela, the largest religious congregation in the world, takes place when the planet Jupiter or Guru enters into Kumbha Rashi (Aquarius) and the Sun enters into Mesha Rashi (Aries). The first important and auspicious Kumbh Mela snan is performed on Makara Sankranti (January 14, 2010). Mauni Amavasya, Basant Panchami, Magh Purnima, Maha Shivaratri, Somvati […]