Legislation to worship both Lord Vishnu and Shiva….
The Amavasya of Magh month is called Mauni Amavasya according to the Hindu calendar. Mauni Amavasya has special significance in Hinduism, on this day, a fast is observed by keeping silence and there is a law of bathing and doing charity. Of the total 12 Amavasya dates coming in the whole year in Indian religion, the Amavasya of Savan month and Amavasya Tithi of Magha month are of special importance. Magha Amavasya is known as Mauni Amavasya. This time Mouni Amavasya is falling on 11 February 2021.
It is believed that if you remain silent on this Amavasya, it leads to good health and knowledge. According to Vedic astrology, the moon is the cause of the mind, and because of the absence of the moon on this day, the mind remains distressed, so a silent fast is done to keep the mind calm. This Amavasya has also been considered special to remove planetary defects.
According to the belief, keeping silent like sages on the occasion of Mauni Amavasya gives the best fruit. Saying harsh words through your mouth should also be avoided on this day. There is a law to worship both Lord Vishnu and Shiva on this Amavasya day, this opens the way to attain wealth and salvation.
Auspicious time of Mouni Amavasya 2021 …
Mouni Amavasya will be from 01:10 on 10 February 2021 to 12:27 on the night of 11 February 2021. In such a situation, Mauni Amavasya will be on 11 February. On February 11, a bath, donation, fast, prayers, etc. will be done on Mauni Amavasya.
Importance of Mauni Amavasya
Mauni Amavasya has special religious significance. If possible, take a bath in the Ganges River on this day. Then keep fast and remain silent throughout the day. This will strengthen your confidence.
Do this after bathing the Ganges…
Donating sesame, sesame oil laddus, sesame oil, amla, blanket, clothes, anjan, mirrors, full and milk cows will be more fruitful after bathing the Ganges on Mauni Amavasya.
On any Amavasya, there is a law to perform tarpan, pindadan etc. for the fulfillment of the ancestors. By doing this the ancestors are happy and they bless happiness, prosperity and family growth.
According to religious beliefs, on this day, offering of ancestors on this day gives freedom from Pitra dosha. On the occasion of Mauni Amavasya, the fruits of charity and virtue are given a hundred times more. It is said that on this day the water of the Ganges is similar to that of nectar. The Ganga bath performed on Mauni Amavasya provides amazing virtue.
According to religious beliefs, worshiping the Peepal tree on the day of Mauni Amavasya enhances good luck. It is said that in the stem of Peepal is the abode of Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu in the root and Brahma ji in the front. In such a situation, by worshiping the Peepal tree, the person remains blessed by Brahma, Vishnu and Lord Shiva.
Rules of Mauni Amavasya…
– Take a pledge before bathing in the morning or evening.
– First salute by applying water on the head and then take a bath.
Wear clean clothes and offer black sesame seeds in water and offer it to Sun God.
– Then chant the mantra and donate the items according to the strength.
– Avoid getting angry on this day.
– Do not say profanity to anyone.
– Meditate on the day of Mauni Amavasya.
Mauni Amavasya in mythological scriptures
According to the legend, on this day Manu Rishi was born and the word Mauni originated from his name. Hence it is called Mauni Amavasya. Clean clothes are worn after bathing. Arghya was offered to the Sun God by adding black sesame to the water. Then chanting the mantra of the Sun God is donated to the needy. Devotees express their reverence for God by remaining silent on this day. Ganga is an auspicious day for bathing. Mauni Amavasya, the tradition of donating baths silently started with silence.
Do this on this day to get God’s grace …
1. Take a bath: On the day of Mauni Amavasya according to the scriptures, bathing in all the holy rivers including Ganges, Narmada, Indus, Kaveri and doing charity chanting rituals is very auspicious. By doing this, the person’s defects are eliminated. But if it is not possible to bathe the Ganges on Mauni Amavasya, then take a bath by adding Ganga water to the bath water.
2. Wear silence: There is a practice of wearing silence on the day of Mauni Amavasya since time immemorial. This period can be one day, one year or lifelong, according to the scriptures, by wearing silence on the day of Mauni Amavasya, a person gets special energy. But if a person cannot take a silent fast throughout the day, then definitely keep a silent fast before taking bath. And talk as much as necessary throughout the day. While talking to the person on this day, keep in mind that they should not talk to anyone in bitter words, and speak sweetly.
3. Donate: In Hinduism, performing charity on the day of Mauni Amavasya is considered extremely auspicious. Donating oil, sesame, dry wood, blankets, warm clothes, dark clothes, shoes etc. is extremely important on this day. On the day of Mauni Amavasya, cow donation, gold donation and land donation also have special significance. If the person donates all these things according to his ability, he gets merit.
4. Tartan ancestors: Bathing the Ganges on the day of Mauni Amavasya and offering the ancestors to the ancestors gives their soul satisfaction. Therefore, bathing at the holy pilgrimage site on this day has special significance to offer the ancestors of the ancestors, by doing so, one gets freedom from Pitradosh. After taking bath first, take water in a lotus, put red flowers and black sesame in it and meditate on your ancestors, offer that water to the Sun God and pray for the liberation of Pitra Dosh. It is said that by doing this, the souls of the fathers get peace, and they attain salvation.
5. Orbit the People: There is a belief in Hinduism that by worshiping Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva on the day of Mauni Amavasya, they get special grace. In the scriptures, it is considered extremely auspicious to orbit the peepal tree 108 times on the day of Mauni Amavasya, and if possible, encircle the peepal tree 108 times and tie raw yarn. Offer raw milk on peepal tree.