Mouna - a Fast For the Mind
Miscellaneous talking is a very bad habit. It distracts the mind. It keeps the mind in an outgoing state and makes a man non-functional. A lot of energy is wasted in talking.
The benefits of taking a vow of silence, or mouna, are incalculable. This practice develops will power, helps check in with your tendency towards impulsive speech, encourages the practitioner to observe truth, control anger, and channel emotions.
Irritability vanishes. You become a better listener. Your speech can now become carefully constructed and well-articulated. Instead of uncomfortable silence, you'll find peace and mindfulness inside and out.
Hence to inculcate the same in the budding minds of Rank Children we are following a no words day on every last Friday of the month.