2022 Mauni Amavasya Date and Time In India – Astroswamig

Maun is a Hindi word and its meaning is silence. So, Mauni Amavasya signifies silence, peace, and spirituality. The festival of Mauni Amavasya is celebrated in the month of Magha. So, Mauni Amavasya is called Maghi Amavasya also. Devotees start an inward journey to become silent. In our ancient tradition, silence plays a vital role to control the mind. You cannot achieve any aim without proper attention, concentration, and control of your mind. Silence and controlling of the mind have great significance in Sadhna and Tapasya.

Devotees take holy baths on Mauni Amavasya. They bathe in the river Ganga on the special day of Mauni Amavasya is considered holy and auspicious. It destroys every sin and the devotee gets liberated from the result of evil deeds. Mauni Amavasya is celebrated in Magha month so devotees have a bath on the occasion of Magha Mela. In North India, people celebrate this Amavasya with enthusiasm and zest. India is a big country and there is cultural diversity. Mauni Amavasya is named differently in another part of the country.

Prayagraj is a famous pilgrimage and millions of devotees get assembled over there to have a holy bath on Mauni Amavasya. It is known as Amrit Yoga. Even foreign visitors come for the holy dip in the scarce river Ganga. Chollangi Amavasya is just another name of Mauni Amavasya. Do not forget to celebrate Mauni Amavasya because it makes you stronger from the inside. You will get happiness and wealth by following the rituals of Mauni Amavasya.

Rituals and Puja-Vidhi on Mauni Amavasya 2022

If you take a holy bath in the river Ganga it is auspicious from the religious point of view. Devotees get up early in the morning and try to reach the bank of the river Ganga before sunrise. Here they take holy dip on Mauni Amavasya. Everyone maintains silence while having a holy dip. If you keep quiet yourself during the bath you will feel immense peace and tranquillity of mind. The time of start inward journey. The god dwells inside of every living creature. You search your soul and your inner existence by meditation after the holy dip. You become a witness of your beingness by following the Puja-Vrat-Vidhi of Mauni Amavasya. You become observant of every situation and your Karma by doing meditation and maintaining silence on Maghi Amavasya. Silence is part of our existence. Sages and hermits do the Mauna Vrat on till entire day. They do not speak even a single word. These practices elevate their energy level and keep them in control gestures. If you find it difficult to maintain silence for the whole day, do it only till Vrat-Puja on Mauni Amavasya. Devotees observe the Vrat-Puja purify their soul so you are expected not to indulge any wrong deed that day.


Many believers also worship Lord Brahma who is the creator of this universe. They do the special worship and adulation of the Lord Brahma. The chanting of the ‘Gayatri mantra’ on the occasion of Mauni Amavasya adds virtuousness in life. Millions of visitors take a holy dip in ‘Sangam’ and do the Mauna Vrat on the day of Mauni Amavasya. If you find the river Ganga is not in your proximity you may add Ganga Jal into the water before bathing. Devotees do many philanthropic works and charity on Mauni Amavasya. If you feed the cow, crow and other animals on Mauni Amavasya your dead ancestors' soul gets Tarpan. You will get liberated from the sin of Pitra-Dosh.

The religious importance of Mauni Amavasya:

According to the ancient Hindu culture, silence is another form of communication. If you maintain silence, you become more introverted. Your focus and attention increase many folds. It helps to increase self-awareness. Self-awareness leads to self-realization. According to our Vedic scriptures, the journey of life starts from silence. Silence is our inner-being. We become proximate to our existence and soul if you do the Maun Vrat. Mauni Amavasya encompasses the same silence and our inner engineering.

Silence is another kind of prayer. It accentuates your spiritual accessibility.  When you will visit outer space, you will find an immense silence. It is the base of our universe and existence. We get ourselves by doing meditation and maintaining silence. Our energy comes up. Our ancient Maharishi and Muni remained silent for years of years to get their spiritual achievement and salvation. So, our current Hindu generation follows our ancient tradition and culture. Holy dip in the river Ganga is considered very auspicious on Mauni Amavasya. Some enthusiastic and ardent believers of the Hindu religion take holy baths till the whole month of Magha. Mauni Amavasya is the best way to create coordination between your mind and soul.


Date and auspicious time of Mauni Amavasya 2022

Mauni Amavasya is normally celebrated in January or February every year. The auspicious time of Mauni Amavasya will start from 02:18 PM on 31 January 2022 and end at 11:15 AM on 1 February 2022. The timing of sunrise is 7:10 AM on 1 February and sunset is 6:09 PM on 1 February,2022.

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