Do’s And Don’ts During SuperMoon Lunar Eclipse 2018
Today, the only ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ will be witnessed across the world, for the first time in 150 years. It will take place between 5:15 pm to 7:37 pm and will be the first Lunar Eclipse of 2018. If you are a stargazer, this is the perfect opportunity to catch a glimpse of the Super Blue Blood Moon. It will have a reddish-orange glow and will appear 14 percent brighter than usual. The total time period of the eclipse will be 1 hour and 16 minutes.
For the ‘believers’, here’s a quick recap of the Do’s and Don’ts for Chandra Grahan 2018.
• Consume freshly cooked food after the Grahan
• Take a bath after the eclipse is over. If you want to bath during the period, do it wearing your clothes.
• Recite Mahamrityuanjaya mantra during the eclipse if you have Kaal-Sarp dosh.
• Chant mantras. For wealth- “Om Namo Dev Bhagwate Trilochanam Tripuram Anjali Me Kalyanam Kuru Kuru Swaha”, For Education- “Om Aim Hrim Kleem Maha Saraswati Devaya Namah”, and For baby- “Om Namo Bhagavate Jagatprasutaye Namah”.
• Put Tulsi leaf in each food storage containers. That way the food grains won’t get affected during the eclipse.
• Donate consumable items such as rice, oil, sugar, jaggery equal to your weight to the needy at the time of the eclipse.
• Pregnant ladies must chant “Santana Gopala Mantra” throughout the period of Grahan.
• Do not sleep during the eclipse.
• Do not cook or eat food during the Chandra Grahan.
• Avoid doing any important tasks.
• Avoid urinating.
• Do not store any cooked food.
• Pregnant women must not come out at the time of Grahan.
Team KittyBee suggests you to be careful and enjoy the rare sight of a red moon that you might not see until 2033.