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Two days before Mauni Amawasya, the new moon day when both the sun and moon are in Capricorn.According to south indian amavasyant calenders it falls in the month of Paush. In the 2013 it's on 10th February 2013..Fasting on Mauni Amavasya day is considered highly auspicious. This is the year of Kumbh mela. Bathing on Mauni Amavasya during Kumbh mela is considered highly auspicious..Mauni Amavasya is one of the most auspicious days to perform ritual bath at Triveni Sangam / Prayag at Allahabad. Thousands of Hindu pilgrims from all around the world arrive at prayag to take bath on this day. Every year Magh mela is held during this time. During the years of Kumbh mela and Ardh Kumbh mela, Magh mela will not be organized..Mauna means silence. Mauni menas spiritual performer. Amvavasya is the new moon day. On this day, the Sun and the Moon enters into the Capricorn sign. Mauni Amavasya is celebrated as Chollangi Amavasya and Darsh Amavasya in other parts of India.