The Solar eclipse, called in Hindi as Surya Grahan, of the month of October is on the 25th of this month. This is going to be the last partial Solar Eclipse this year, as per some reports. Surya Grahan or Solar Eclipse will occur a day after the festival of Diwali in India. In most of the places in the nation, Solar Eclipse will start before sunset in the afternoon and will be available to witness from many places. This partial solar eclipse is also called Aanshik Surya Grahan.
As per various websites, the partial solar eclipse will start at 14:28:21 pm with the Maximum Eclipse at 16:30:16 pm. The solar eclipse will be observed in the country by people staying back in their homes and not eating any food items during the time of the eclipse or Grahan. Also, people will put Darbha grass or Tulsi leaves in their eatables and water so that they don’t get any ill effects from the Grahan. Some people also believe in taking a bath after the eclipse gets finished and then they wear new clothes.
Some people also chant sacred Mantras to please the Sun God so that their minds are in control. Pregnant women are also asked to stay at home and chant the Santana Gopala Mantra. Some people also don’t drink water during the eclipse period. Also, some people don’t eat or prepare food during the Grahan period. They don’t undertake any good or auspicious tasks during this time.
It is always said that people should not watch the solar eclipse with their naked eyes. Even if the eclipse is watched for a short period, some people can suffer from eye problems leading to blindness as well. Thus, it is advised to wear solar viewing filters or eclipse glasses while one watches the solar eclipse naturally. Eye protection is a must if one is looking at the sky during a solar eclipse.
Experts also suggest that one must not take pictures of the solar eclipse on the camera as it may turn out to be dangerous and the Sun’s powerful rays can affect your eyes if done without protection. As per a few reports, the sun signs that will be affected this year due to the Solar Eclipse of October 2022 include:
Sagittarius, Pisces, Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Aquarius, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Capricorn, and Scorpio.
Thus, in order to avoid getting stressed or facing the wrong effects of the solar eclipse in your life, it is better you keep chanting mantras or doing meditation during the solar eclipse period. You can also think about the good times that you spent with your family and friends and keep checking photos or videos of your favorite friends. This will keep your mind distracted and you will avoid feeling negative during the eclipse period.
One needs to know how to practice self-control and keep their mind relaxed during the eclipse period. Avoid communicating with any friends or family members that can lead to disagreements or conflicts and know that this phase shall too pass.