Do’s and don’ts during Solar and Lunar eclipse

Do's and don'ts during eclipse

Do’s and don’ts during Solar and Lunar eclipse

What is Lunar Eclipse: Lunar eclipse is formed when earth comes in between Sun and Moon and the shadow of the earth falls on the moon. Important thing to note is that a Lunar eclipse will occur only on a full moon night, which is referred as “Poornima” in Hindi. Unlike Solar eclipse which can be viewed from small location of the world, a Lunar eclipse can be viewed from anywhere on the night side of earth. A lunar eclipse last much longer then a Solar eclipse. Unlike Solar eclipse, a Lunar eclipse is much safer to view with a naked eye.

Below are Dates for Lunar and Solar Eclipse in the Year 2024


March 25 – Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

This eclipse will be a Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, visible in Europe, Australia, Africa, North/East Asia, North America, South America, and the Pacific and Antarctica.

September 18 – Partial Lunar Eclipse:

The second lunar eclipse of the year will be a partial lunar eclipse, visible in Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North/West North America, North/East South America, the Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, and Antarctica.


What is Solar eclipse: A solar eclipse takes place on a new moon day when Moon comes in between earth and Sun. The Moon covers Sun partially or fully. A solar eclipse takes place only when Sun and Moon are conjunct and are within close proximity of one of the nodes.



April 8 – Total Solar Eclipse:

This total solar eclipse will commence over the South Pacific Ocean and extend across North America, passing through the United States, Mexico, and Canada.

Partial Solar Eclipse will be visible in island nations of the Caribbean Sea, such as Cuba, Costa Rica, Cayman Islands, Dominica, French Polynesia, Jamaica, and others.

 October 2 – Annular Solar Eclipse:

This annular solar eclipse, also known as a “ring of fire” eclipse, will be visible in South America (Argentina and Chile), with a partial solar eclipse visible in South America, the Pacific Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, and North America.

changing and susceptible part of human psychology. The nodes also represent past karmas letting us know where we have been focusing in our life and where we need to focus for future. The nodes are very powerful, as they have the supremacy to cast shadow over the luminaries that is Sun and Moon, bringing darkness and negativity in our thoughts, intelligence, and emotions. The eclipses effect everyone nature, behavior besides casting shadow on Sun and Moon.


Some do’s and don’ts during Solar and Lunar eclipse 

 Given below are certain things that you should do on the Day of Eclipse

  1. The eclipses are great period for Mantra Siddhi – What that means is that if you desire something and you want to do mantra remedy for achieving your goals. The eclipse period is very good period for mastering the mantra. Below are some of the mantra for your reference

                         Mantra for Financial Gains –  Om Namo Dev Bhagwate Trilochanam Tripuram

                                                                                        Anjali Me Kalyanam Kuru Kuru Swaha

                        Mantra for improving education – Om Aim Hrim Kleem Maha Saraswati Devaya Namaha

                          Mantra for conceiving – Om Namo Bhagavate Jagatprasutaye Namah ?

  1. Facing Health issues – if you are facing health issues then you should donate mixed items which can include weight, rice, sugar, oil, Jaggery, (Basically items of all planets) equal to your weight and donate to a organization which is doing social work. Can be an orphanage etc.

Given below are certain things that you should Not do on the Day of Eclipse

  1. Special care is needed for pregnant ladies. So you should take sufficient rest during the period of eclipse.
  2. Do not do out and see the eclipse, especially the Solar eclipse as it can severely damage the eyesight.
  3. Avoid sexual Intercourse / Sex during the period of eclipse. As it is not good for the lady to conceive during this period.
  4. Some people also believe that you should avoid eating during this period. However if you are one of those who needs to take medicine after eating then you should not be avoiding your medicine at any cost.

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