Solar Eclipse on October 25: Last Surya Grahan of 2022 on Diwali, check India timing


SURYA GRAHAN 2022 DATE: The last partial eclipse of this year will be on October 25, coinciding with Diwali (24-25th). The partial eclipse will be visible from Europe, the Urals and Western Siberia, Central Asia and Western Asia, and northeast Africa.

A partial eclipse occurs in Earth’s polar regions when the center of the moon’s shadow misses Earth. According to Wikipedia information, the maximum phase of the partial eclipse will be recorded on the West Siberian Plain in Russia near Nizhnevartovsk.

According to the website timeanddate.com, this partial eclipse will be visible in New Delhi. The first location to see the partial eclipse starts at 2:28:21 PM with the maximum eclipse at 4:16 PM. The last location to see the partial eclipse end at 6:32:11 PM respectively.


WHAT IS A PARTIAL ECLIPSE?

A partial eclipse is also known as Aanshik Surya Grahan. In a total eclipse, the disk of the sun is completely eclipsed by the moon, but in partial and annular eclipses only part of the sun is eclipsed.

SOLAR Eclipse DO’S and DON’TS:

In India, people usually prefer to stay indoors and not consume anything food products during the time of the Grahan or solar eclipse. Also, Darbha grass or Tulsi leaves are put in edibles and water to avoid the ill effects of the Grahan. Many believe in taking a bath after the eclipse is over and putting on new clothes.

The chanting of mantras dedicated to the sun god is another practice followed by many households in the country.

Pregnant women in particular are asked to stay indoors and sing the Santana Gopala Mantra.

Many abstain from drinking water during the solar eclipse period.

Also, preparing food or eating during the Grahan is prohibited. Starting a beneficial task is also avoided by many.

(Caution: The eclipsed sun should not be viewed with the naked eye, even for a very short time. It will cause permanent damage to the eyes and lead to blindness, even when the moon covers most of the sun.)





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