Lunar Eclipse 2023: Lunar eclipse is on this day, what should be done and what should not be done in it?Image Credit source: Freepik
There are many beliefs in Hinduism regarding lunar eclipse and solar eclipse. In which it is advised to follow all kinds of rules ranging from food. According to the scriptures, negativity spreads in the environment during the eclipse and if some work is done during this time, then many problems have to be faced in life. Pregnant women should take care of many things especially during eclipse.
They are advised to take many precautions from food to lifestyle. In this article, we are going to tell you about the date of the first lunar eclipse of the year and some myths related to it.
When is the lunar eclipse happening? Chandra Grahan 2023 date and timing
The first lunar eclipse of the year 2023 is going to happen on the night of May 5 and it will end at midnight. However, it is being called a penumbral lunar eclipse and it will not be visible in India. This year lunar eclipse is happening on Vaisakh Purnima. According to reports, according to Indian time, the lunar eclipse will start at 8.44 pm and it will end at around 1.20 pm. It is being said that the duration of the lunar eclipse will be around 4 hours 15 minutes. It is being said that this is a penumbral lunar eclipse on full moon, which is not considered Graham.
What to do and what not to do on lunar eclipse. Do’s and Don’ts on Chandra Grahan
Even if the effect of this eclipse is not visible in India, it must be known what things should be kept in mind during this time. During this, food is prohibited and it is believed that if this mistake is made, then the digestive system may have to suffer. During this, pregnant women are instructed to take special care not only of food but also of many other things.
It is believed that one should not drink water during an eclipse, because this mistake can cause harm to the body. Although, there is no scientific proof of this, but still people follow these rules.
Sleeping is prohibited during lunar eclipse and especially pregnant women should take special care of it. It is said that both the mother and the child may have to bear its loss.
This myth has also spread among the people that what happens when a child is born during a lunar eclipse. It is said that there are many disadvantages when a child is born during an eclipse. However, there is no scientific evidence for this either.
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