This Lunar Eclipse will take place on October 28, Saturday at 1:25 PM and 1:44 AM and Moksha will happen at 02:24 AM, Sutak will start at 4 PM on October 28 and will end after the Eclipse ends. On the night of October 28 and 29, the Earth’s shadow will cover part of the Moon. The maximum partial eclipse will occur at 1:44 am.
6% of Moon will be affected. This lunar eclipse will take place in the Ashwini Nakshatra of Aries. This lunar eclipse will be visible in many countries of the world including India, including India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Australia, North America, South Africa and most parts of the Indian Ocean. In India too, it will appear in many states and cities like Delhi, Patna, Mumbai, Kolkata, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar etc. It is also important from a religious and astrological point of view as the timing of the eclipse is the same across India and is clearly visible on Indian soil. This eclipse will give good results for Cancer, Gemini, Scorpio, Sagittarius and Aquarius. This eclipse will give moderate results for Leo, Libra and Pisces and inauspicious results for Aries, Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn.
Lunar Eclipse 2023: Date and Time
Lunar eclipse touch time – October 29 at 01:05 PM
Lunar Eclipse Mokshakal – October 29 at 02:05 PM
Sutak Kaal will start from 4 PM on October 28 and will end only after the eclipse ends.
Sharad Purnima and Lunar Eclipse: Kheer rule on Sharad Purnima
This time people will not be able to offer kheer on Sharad Purnima day. On the day of Sharad Purnima, nectar rains from the moon. So, kheer is kept in moonshine but this time due to lunar eclipse we will not be able to do that. Sutak will start from 4 pm on 28th. Temples remain closed during Sutak and worship is considered prohibited. Due to lunar eclipse this time no kheer will be kept during Amrut Varsha on the day of Sharad Purnima. After the lunar eclipse is over, the pudding can be prepared and kept. Accept it as Prasad in the morning.
Sharad Purnima Tithi
Sharad Poornima Tithi will start on 28th October at 4.17 am and will last till 1.53 am on 28th October. On October 28, the eclipse will begin at 1.05 am in India and last till 2.24 pm. The sutak of a lunar eclipse begins nine hours before the eclipse begins and ends with the end of the eclipse. Sutak will start at 4.05 pm.
Position of planets on lunar eclipse
The position of the planets during lunar eclipse is excellent. Moon will be in Aries, with Rahu and Jupiter and Sun, Mercury, Mars will be with Ketu. So, people who are influenced by Moon and Sun, have to take special care. The eclipse will be a bit difficult for Aries, Taurus, Cancer, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Capricorn and Pisces. Apart from this, the eclipse will strengthen the financial position and bring benefits for the people of Leo, Gemini, Sagittarius and Aquarius.
What not to do from 4 o’clock in the sleep period
Touching the idol of God is prohibited during Sutak and Grahana
Eating, drinking, sleeping, cutting nails, cooking, applying oil etc. are also prohibited at this time. Kusha grass should be added to pickles, jam, milk, curd or other foods before the start of Sutak so that these foods are not contaminated due to absorption. If you don’t have kusha you can also add basil leaves.
If viewed from an astronomical point of view, the Earth is between the Moon and the Sun. And because of that sunlight is blocked. Does not fall on the moon. As a result, the Earth’s shadow falls on the Moon. This is the state of lunar eclipse. Seen this way, the Earth comes between the Moon and the Sun and due to this both the planets affect the Earth.
What to do during and after an eclipse
Donations and japa etc. are considered important during the sutak period of moon grass lunar eclipse. Bathing is done in holy rivers or lakes. Chanting of mantras gives quick benefits and at this time mantra siddhi is also achieved. During this time, if auspicious activities like pilgrimage, bathing, havan and meditation etc. are done, it proves to be auspicious and beneficial.
Note: All the information given in this article has been compiled from various sources of various astrologers/ almanacs/ teachings/ religious beliefs/ scriptures and transmitted to you. Our purpose is to provide information only. We does not confirm this. Take the guidance of an expert for that.