Surya Grahan 2018: Things To Do & Avoid During Surya Grahan

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Solar Eclipse Do’s & Don’ts
Solar Eclipse Do’s & Don’ts

On February 15, the first solar eclipse of this year will take place. Recently there was a moon eclipse on the full moon day.  This eclipse will not be seen everywhere. This solar eclipse will be partial solar eclipse. It can be seen only in South America, Uruguay and Brazil. It is being said that this eclipse will not be visible in India.

What is partial solar eclipse? In a partial solar eclipse, the moon, Earth and Sun are not exactly lined up, but some parts of the moon cast a shadow on the surface of sun.

Solar Eclipse Do’s & Don’ts
Solar Eclipse Do’s & Don’ts

Although eclipse will not be visible in India. But even then its bad effects can be seen. There are different opinions of the astrologers on effects of Solar eclipse in India.

During the 12 hours before sun eclipse some activities are forbidden. In India, the eclipse will start at 12.25 am on the night of February 15, and 4:00 am. But the solar eclipse (Surya Grahan) will not be visible in India.

Keep these things in mind during this time

Solar Eclipse Do’s & Don’ts
Solar Eclipse Do’s & Don’ts

* According to Hindu traditions, bathing is very important after the eclipse. According to Hindu beliefs, bathing should be done after the eclipse is over and the whole house should be cleaned with gangaajal. By doing so negative energy is destroyed.

* Donation of black sesame seeds to save financial hardship.

* Nobody should do any auspicious work during the solar eclipse.

* After the eclipse, the poor should donate according to food or their own amount.

Solar Eclipse Do’s & Don’ts
Solar Eclipse Do’s & Don’ts

* Pregnant women and elderly people should not get out of the house during the eclipse and should perform pooja. Apart from this, sewing should not be done at all.

* Keep the doors of the temples closed during the solar eclipse. During this time, the door of the temple should not be left open, otherwise the happiness and prosperity of the house will disappear.

The information given in this article is based on religious beliefs that have been presented by keeping general public interest in mind.

Also Read: Lunar Eclipse: Things To Do & Avoid During Chandra Grahan

How to witness the phenomenon without damaging the eyes?

Solar Eclipse Do’s & Don’ts
Solar Eclipse Do’s & Don’ts

According to safety warnings issued by The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Do not look directly at the sun without proper protection. Doing so can cause serious harm to the eyes.

With the help of various sorts of pinhole cameras, filtering device or indirect viewing, one can safely view the solar eclipse.­­­­­­­­­

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