Lunar eclipse 2023 taking place on Sharad Purnima. Check out what needs to be done!

Know the time of Lunar eclipse and Sutak period during Sharad Purnima which is also a time for spiritual renewal and purification.

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Sharad Purnima

Sharad Purnima is a festival that celebrates the full moon in the Hindu month of Ashwin. It is a time for harvest and thanksgiving, and it is also considered to be a night of spiritual significance.

It is believed that the combination of a lunar eclipse and Sharad Purnima is a powerful time for meditation and spiritual practice. It is also said that the moonlight on Sharad Purnima has special healing properties.

If you are able to see the lunar eclipse on October 28, be sure to take some time to enjoy this amazing celestial event. It is a truly unique and unforgettable experience.

Sharad Purnima is also a time for spiritual renewal and purification. Many people fast and pray Lord Vishnu Narayana on this day, and some also bathe in the holy River, Ganges.

On Sharad Purnima, it is customary to eat kheer, a sweet rice pudding that is said to bring good luck. Kheer is also believed to have medicinal properties, and it is often eaten to improve digestion and boost the immune system.

In addition to eating kheer, people on Sharad Purnima also enjoy spending time with family and friends. They may go for walks in the moonlight, sing songs, or simply relax and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the evening.

Lunar Eclipse on October 28, 2023

Yes, there will be a partial lunar eclipse on October 28, 2023, which will also be the day of Sharad Purnima, a Hindu festival. This is a rare coincidence, as lunar eclipses typically occur only once or twice a year.

According to the sources, the eclipse will be visible from parts of North America, South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. In India, the eclipse will begin at 11:32 PM on October 28 and end at 2:30 AM on October 29.

During a partial lunar eclipse, the Earth casts a shadow on a portion of the Moon. The Moon will appear to turn a reddish-brown colour, but it will not be completely obscured.

Sutak period on Sharad Purnima

Sharad Purnima is a special day for Hindus all over the world. It is a time to celebrate the harvest, to connect with nature, and to renew our spiritual selves.

The Sutak period of the lunar eclipse occurring on October 28, 2023, will begin at 4:05 PM in India and will end 9 hours after the end of the eclipse. That means Sutak period will end on October 29, 2023 at 3:05 am.

Many types of auspicious activities are prohibited during Sutak period, such as:

  • Auspicious functions, such as marriage, house warming, etc.
  • Start of new works
  • Travel
  • Wearing new clothes
  • Cleaning the house
  • Hair cutting
  • Buying metal utensils

During the Sutak period people engage in more religious activities, such as:

  • Worship of God, chanting spiritual mantras, do charity, bhajan-kirtan
  • It is believed that all above mentioned prohibited activities during Sutak period protects a person from inauspicious consequences.

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