Surya Grahan 2017 or Solar eclipse in India will be marked on 21st August 2017, Monday. The solar eclipse is popularly or in Hindi known as Surya Grahan in India. Tomorrow will mark the occurrence of one of the biggest astronomical events the great American solar eclipse that will blackout the entire country after 99 years. Solar eclipse appears when the moon moves between the Earth and the Sun. In India, the eclipse is estimated to last between the 9.15pm to 2.34 am timings. The factors of formation remain the same whether it is a Solar Eclipse or a lunar Eclipse that is Sun, Moon, and Earth. As per the Hindu mythology, the effects of Eclipse falls on all living organism that includes human beings, animals, birds and other insects. So keeping in mind the Sutak kaal Hindu astrologers shares do’s and don’ts while Solar eclipse in India 2017.
So keeping in mind the Sutak Kaal, Hindu astrologers shares do’s and don’ts during Solar eclipse in India 2017
Meditation: Hindu astrologers say that it is beneficial to meditate, chanting mantras, hawan and prayers from the starting to the end time of the eclipse. Whether it is the lunar eclipse or the solar eclipse.
Idols of God: As per the Hindu mythology, the doors of the temples should be closed at the time of Eclipse. And people don’t have to touch the idols of God during Solar Eclipse. And except for the idols of god the Tulsi and Shami trees are should be avoided to be touched while Solar eclipse.
Bath: Hindu astrologers say that after eclipse taking bath is beneficial for the person. Especially after the Sutak period everyone should have to take bath and wears news clothes. Also, the god sculptures should be washed with Ganga Jal.
Chanting Mantras: Hindu astrologers say that chanting mantras during solar eclipse this year is fruitful. You can chant the guru mantra, Mahamritunjay mantra, the mantra of favourite God and the Surya mantra during the Solar eclipse. Also, the Gayatri mantra should be chanted. You can chant these mantras:-
ओम् त्र्यम्बकं यजामहे, सुगन्धिं पुष्टिवर्द्धनं, उर्वारुक्मिव बंधनात्, मृत्योर्मुक्षीय मामृतात्”
” ॐ भूर्भुव: स्व: तत्सवितुर्वरेण्यं भर्गो देवस्य धीमहि धियो यो न: प्रचोदयात्”
” ऊँ घृणि सूर्याय नम:”