The new moon of Magh month is called ‘Mauni Amavasya’ . One should take bath in the Ganges on this day. One should observe silent fast for the whole day. If it is on the day of Mauni Amavas, then its importance increases even more. Many religious lovers stay in Prayag for the whole month of Magh and earn virtuous benefits by bathing in the Ganges daily. The most important bath of Magh month is the bath of Mauni Amavas.
By observing the fast of silence on this day, one attains the position of a sage. Or they become eligible to be called a sage in the next birth. A person who observes a fast in silence attains Brahmaloka. This day is also the birthday of ‘Manu’ , the creator of the universe . On this day, by observing silence and fasting, the sins and sins of speaking too much are removed.