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Mauni Amavasya 2024: A Way To Get Happy and Long Life

By January 18, 2024No Comments
Mauni Amavasya 2024

What if taking a bath in the holy Ganga leads you to salvation and a happy and prosperous life? Meet one of the most special and auspicious days, Mauni Amavasya. As per the Hindu rituals and customs, taking a bath in holy Ganga is considered a purifying and spiritual act. Associated with the Sage Manu, why is Mauni Amavasya considered the most important and special of all? 

But the journey to achieve salvation is not easy. One has to perform several rituals to get the blessings of Lord Hari aka Lord Vishnu. Join us on this special journey called Mauni Amavasya 2024 and learn about the ways to get joy and prosperity. 

  • Mauni Amavasya Tithi Starts on: February 9, 2024 (8:01 AM) 
  • Mauni Amavasya Tithi Ends on: February 10, 2024 (4:29 AM) 

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Mauni Amavasya 2024 Meaning and Significance 

Of all the 13 Amavasyas in Hindu mythology, here comes the Mauni Amavasya, which falls in the middle of the Magha month (as per the Hindu lunar calendar). However, the reason why Mauni Amavasya is more special than the others lies in its name. The word Mauni is derived from the Sanskrit language, which means silence or absolute silence. So, on the day of Mauni Amavasya, the devotees observe a Maun Vrat (a vow of silence). Along with this, the reason why people Mauni Amavasya is to honour the birth of Rishi Manu. 

The significance of Mauni Amavasya is more spiritual because of the holy bath. On this day, the devotees take a bath in the holy Ganga. It is believed that the person taking a bath in the holy Ganga on the day of Mauni Amavasya leads to salvation. In some parts of northern India, such as Uttar Pradesh, people take baths in Triveni Sangam(where Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati meet). Not only will the devotee live a happy and peaceful life, but also get the blessings of Lord Vishnu on this day. 

Essential Steps to Celebrate Mauni Amavasya 2024 

For the people observing the fast of Mauni Amavasya 2024 or Maun Vrat for the first time, the following mentioned rituals and rules would work wonders. Follow the simple rituals and steps to complete the Mauni Amavasya vrat successfully. 

  • Just like every festive ritual, the Mauni Amavasya 2024 rituals start with the purification of the mind, body and soul. Devotees must take a bath on the day of Mauni Amavasya 2024 in the Brahma Muhurat (03:30 AM-6:00 AM). However, don’t forget to add some drops of Ganagajal while bathing. 
  • After the purification, it is time to offer water to Surya Dev(Lord Sun). While offering the water, you can chant some Lord Surya Mantra. 
  • Here comes the most important ritual of Mauni Amavasya: taking the vow of silence. But before that, the devotee must meditate by remembering Lord Hari, aka Lord Vishnu. 
  • After this, the devotee has to keep silent and meditate to seek the blessings of Lord Vishnu. The devotee has to keep silent after taking the bath and until the completion of the fast. 
  • However, the decision to take the vow of silence totally depends on the devotee. If he or she does not want to take the Maun Vrat, then he or she can perform some other rituals.
  • Donating food, clothes and other essential items to the poor and needy also comes under the Mauni Amavasya rituals. 

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Discover the Effective Remedies for Mauni Amavasya 2024 

Are you someone dealing with a lack of peace and harmony in your personal life? Or do money problems make you concerned? Don’t worry, as we have got hands on some simple yet effective remedies to perform on Mauni Amavasys 2024. As per popular beliefs, performing these remedies eliminates unnecessary problems in your life and brings happiness and peace instead. 

  • One of the most effective remedies for Mauni Amavasya 2024 is to worship Lord Shiva. On the day of Mauni Amavasya, you can worship Shivlings and offer cloves( laung), preferably 5, to Lord Shiva. Don’t forget to offer black sesame seeds (Kaale Til) with cloves. 
  • Those who offer water to Lord Sun on the day of Mauni Amavasya get the blessings of Lord Sun and stay away from unnecessary problems. So, this remedy includes offering water to Surya Deva by mixing some black sesame seeds and red flowers in the water. 
  • Last but not least, the remedy is to offer water to the Peepal tree. However, this remedy includes some important steps. Don’t forget to offer milk and 5 white sweets to Peepal Tree. After offering the sweets and water, this remedy talks about taking 108 parikramas(rounds) around the Peepal tree. 


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 

1. How many Amavasya are there in 2024?

As per the Hindu lunar calendar, there will be a total of 13 Amavasyas celebrated in the year 2024. Some of the most important popular Amavasyas are Mauni Amavasya, Hariyali Amavasya and Bhaumvati Amavasya.

2. Which day is Mauni Amavasya?

As per the Hindu lunar calendar, the day of Mauni Amavasya falls in the middle of the Magha month (Feb-March). This year, the day of Mauni Amavasya will be observed on February 9, 2024.

3. Why do we celebrate Mauni Amavasya?

The people celebrate the day of Mauni Amavasya to get salvation by taking a holy bath in Ganga. Along with this, they observe Maun Vrat (a vow of silence) on that day to seek the blessings of Lord Vishnu and to have a long and happy life.

4. Which God is worshipped on Mauni Amavasya?

The preserver and the protector of the universe, Lord Vishnu, is worshipped on the day of Mauni Amavasya tithi. This is why people offer water to Peepal Tree (associated with Lord Vishnu as per Hindu mythology).

5. Are there any remedies to perform on Mauni Amavasya?

To live a happy, prosperous life, people perform several effective remedies on the day of Mauni Amavasya. This includes offering water to Surya Deva and cloves to Lord Shiva.

6. What is the astrological significance of Mauni Amavasya?

The day of Mauni Amavasya holds astrological significance along with spiritual significance. It aligns with the New Moon in the month of Magha (as per the Hindu calendar). The astrological significance of the New Moon revolves around introspection and guides a person to be confident and take risks in life.

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