Enjoy watching Red Moon on this Lunar Eclipse

According to earth sciences of India, Lunar Eclipse will start at 2:40 PM IST and last till 06:19PM. Only Eastern parts like Assam will be able to see complete Lunar Eclipse while Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad will be able to witness a partial lunar eclipse.

What to eat and what not to eat on Lunar Eclipse
What to eat and what not to eat on Lunar Eclipse

Lunar eclipse is an astronomical event in which earth comes in between the Sun and Moon. When the Earth moves between the Moon and the Sun, it obstructs the sunlight reflected by the lunar surface. In other words, Earth will be in-between the Sun and Moon, creating Red Moon Lunar Eclipse.  The Lunar Eclipse will be fully visible only at eastern parts of India.

According to earth sciences of India, Lunar Eclipse will start at 2:40 PM IST and last till 06:19PM. Only Eastern parts like Assam will be able to see complete Lunar Eclipse while Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad will be able to witness a partial lunar eclipse. The Total Eclipse will start from 3:46 PM. In Hyderabad, Lunar Eclipse, partially visible will last for 1 hour and 58 minutes which begins at 05:28 PM and ending at 07:26 PM.

Well, according to Indian household beliefs, on the day of Lunar Eclipse, Indians follow certain customs to avoid harmful effects of Chandra Grahan Sutakam. If you want to follow those customs, make sure you finish eating before the eclipse begins. Eat homemade healthy food prepared with less oil. This includes light and simple home cooked roti, dal. It is suggested to add tulsi and haldi to all the meals you eat on the day of the Lunar Eclipse.

During the eclipse time it is believed to be harmful to consume any pre-cooked foods while the eclipse lasts. After the Lunar Eclipse is over, they bath and then consume food. It is suggested to eat fresh prepared food on the day of the eclipse. Eating raw food is not advised. Indians avoid eating non-vegetarian foods like chicken, Pork, Fish etc. Consumption of alcohol and cigarettes is also strictly prohibited during the eclipse.

If you believe in above mentioned customs or not, it is never prohibited to Watch the Lunar Eclipse. Go ahead and enjoy the rare celestial event of this year as it is the last Lunar Eclipse.

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