Mauni Amavasya Vrat 2017 is being celebrated on January 27. This is the occasion where people observe Maun Vrat, in which people dedicate and try connecting to one's inner self and soul. It also away when people try to connect to God.
According to Hindu calendar, Mauni Amavasya falls in the month of Magh. While observing Maun Vrat one is able to check his/ her patients and try controlling rough and tough words aginst others.
Why Is Mauni Amavasya Celebrated?
As per the mythology, during the churning of an ocean in ancient times, a pot filled with Amrit came out. Some drops of the Amrit fell down in the river due to which it became extremely valuable. This is the reason that Mauni Amavasya is considered as sacred and People take a holy dip in river Ganges and observe Maun Vrat.
People gather for Mauni Amavasya puja in Allahabad pic.twitter.com/iO2YNo1Hjz— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) January 27, 2017
What does Maun Vrat mean?
There is meaning behind this Mauni Amavasya where people fast and is not allowed to utter even a single word.
Uttar Pradesh: Devotees take holy dip in Varanasi on Mauni Amavasya. pic.twitter.com/sybUQiJgPL— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) January 27, 2017
Importance of Mauni Amavasya
Maun Vrat is a way of to make people realise about how and what they speak and the effects it create on others. You can hurt your enemy in any way, but you friend may be hurt by the way or in a manner you speak or your silence may speak out louder. Word have the ultimate power of making and breaking a relationship. Your words can motivate as well as demotivate others. Mauni Amavasya is a chance to dedicate at least a day of your life to yourself.