Chandra Grahan


Chandra Grahan to take place on 26 June 2010 in Kolkata, and other towns of West Bengal. In India, the Pakshik Chandra Grahan starts at 3:47 in the evening and ends at 6:30. Grahan Madhykal will be 5:08 pm. It may visible for less than a minute in Kolkata and surrounding towns of Bengal.
Moonrise will occur at 6:29 pm on June 26, 2010. The ending stage of Chandra Grahan will be visible in Kolkata for less than 60 seconds.

Chandra Grahan of 26 June 2010 will take place in Moola Nakshatra, Dhanur Rashi (Dhanus Rasi). So it is recommended for Moola nakshatra and other Dhanu Rasi natives to not see Chandra Grahan. It is also advised to perform ‘Rahu Puja’ after the eclipse.

Things To Do During Grahan

Usually during a Chandra Grahan, a fast (Upvaas) is observed by certain communities in Hindu religion. The fast begins about 9 hours before the beginning of Chandra Grahan.

People also take a bath in cold water and chant mantras dedicated to Lord Vishnu or Shiva like the Ashtakshara Mantra or Mrityunjaya Mantra. This is done whenever Surya and Chandra are under the influence of Rahu. Pregnant women chant the Santana Gopala Mantra.

Effect of Chandra Grahan June 2010 on various Rashis:

Mesha Rasi (Aries zodiac) – bad results (negative impact)

Vrishabha Rasi (Taurus zodiac) – mixed results (neutral impact)

Mithun Rashi (Gemini zodiac) – Bad results (negative effects)

Karka Rasi (Karkataka Rashi – Cancer zodiac) – Good results (positive impact)

Simha Rasi (Leo zodiac) – Average results (neutral impact)

Kanya Rasi (Virgo zodiac) – Bad results (negative effect)

Tula Rasi (Libra zodiac) – Good or beneficial results (positive effect)

Vrischika Rasi (Scorpio zodiac) – Average results (medium effects)

Dhanu Rasi (Sagittarius zodiac) – Bad results (negative impact)

Makar Rashi (Capricorn zodiac) – Average effects (medium results)

Kumbh Rasi (Aquarius zodiac) – Good results (beneficial effects)

Meena Rashi (Pisces zodiac) – Good results (fortunate or beneficial)







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