Solar Eclipse – 21st June 2020 (From 09:15 AM to 3:34 PM)
The phenomenon of the Eclipse is known as Grahan in the Sanskrit Language, and it is not only an astronomical occurrence but something beyond the realm of astronomy. The solar eclipse or surya grahan that will take place on June 21 will be the first solar eclipse of 2020. What’s interesting is that June 21 will also mark the longest day and shortest night of the year. The solar eclipse will begin at 9.15 am in the morning.
In India, The full eclipse( Surya Grahan) will start near Gharsana in Rajasthan around 10:14 am with the maximum eclipse occurring at 12:10 pm. The full eclipse will be visible until 2:02 pm and end at around 3:34pm in the afternoon in India.
During the eclipse, the Moon will move directly in front of the Sun to form a powerful annular solar eclipse beginning in East Africa and end after crossing China, in the Pacific. This kind of solar eclipse is called a Ring of Fire due to the outer edge of the Sun’s circumference flaming around the edge of the Moon. According to NASA, the Moon will block 99.4 per cent of the Sun at its peak and will be visible very well from Northern India. The “ring of fire” can best be seen, just for a minute, from Suratgarh and Anupgarh in Rajasthan, Sirsa, Ratia and Kurukshetra in Haryana, and Dehradun, Chamba, Chamoli and Joshimath in Uttarakhand.
Effects of Solar eclipse on zodiac signs
Astrologers believe eclipse such as this will leave an impact on some positive effect or negative effect on different Zodiac signs. At this time, Sun and Rahu will conjoin in the sign of Gemini. Also, the Jupiter and Saturn will be in Capricorn sign. This time can bring financial emergency in world due to debilitation of natural karaka for wealth Jupiter and its retrograde position too. Moreover, Jupiter is hemmed between malefic from both sides with Saturn on one and Ketu on other. We can get relief when Ketu will leave Sagittarius and Jupiter will be all alone. Also, this will be the time when the world will get real benefits of Jupiter’s transit in Sagittarius. Sun & Rahu will conjoin in the sign of Gemini and Mrigashira Nakshatra. This nakshatra is ruled by planet Mars which is the planet of action. The effect of Solar eclipse is felt a month before the occurrence of the eclipse and effect remain the throughout 6-7month after from the date of the eclipse
Aries (Mesh) – Solar eclipse effecting the 3rd house of Aries, this may make them more attentive to domestic affairs. Professionals who are employed may receive good news as they struggle hard to maintain their positions at work.You might find yourself facing unexpectedly difficult conversations with family members or friends — so long as you’re authentic, you’ll be able to come to an agreeable conclusion.
Taurus (Vrishabh) – This solar eclipse will takes place in the second house for Taurus. As second house is mainly about finance and family, you remain concern about Family related expenses or may suffer a loss in their business.There are a lot of pressing issues calling for your attention right now, but before you get too distracted by all the information that’s flying around, make sure you’re in a financially stable place. This eclipse could bring up some issues involving your money flow, so keep tabs on anything that could affect your income or savings. You need to take due care about your eyes.
Gemini (Mithuna) – Solar eclipse takes place in your Gemini Zodiac Sign. Health could also be a major cause of concern. So, you need to take good care about health. Be careful about finances. Health of some family member must be issue more careful to them.Between this eclipse and Mercury retrograde being in your sign, the cosmos are not letting you off easy this time. You might be feeling a lot of confusion , which could make you a bit unsure about how to interact with others. Take time to just sit with your feelings and practice some much-needed self-care. Embrace your emotions and softer sentiments, Let your mind and body rest as you weather this storm.
Cancer (Karka Rashi) – Solar eclipse effecting twelfth house for Cancer. This may lead to loss of money or sudden major expense. Do not take unnecessary risk to regarding financial front and need to remain careful about health. You always put your heart and soul into your passions but this eclipse might drain your energy and put you in a much more introspective and slower-paced mood. Take time off and rest after all, you work hard and deserve a break. Spend some time meditating or otherwise giving your spiritual side a chance to come through.
Leo (Simha Rashi) – Solar eclipse effecting the eleventh house for Leo. This shall bring good opportunity to benefit financially. Those who are employed shall make growth in their careers. Take time off and rest,After all, you work hard and deserve a break. With the eclipse rocking your house of friends and community, don’t be surprised if relationships and dynamics within your social group start shifting or redefining themselves. Eclipses bring about inevitable changes, so your friends are showing their true colours.
Virgo (Kanya Rashi) – Solar eclipse takes place in the tenth house for Virgo. This may effect time on occupational front making it more challenging. Those who are employed will be under stress due to constant hammering by immediate boss to hurry up things and give more output. Get ready for some shifts in the way you approach things in your career. You’re examining the role you play through your job and reevaluating whether you’re comfortable with where things are headed.
Libra (Tula Rashi) – Solar eclipse takes place in the ninth house for Libra. No major health issue concerns in due course of time other than Issue related to respiratory system which needs to be attended quickly. The only good this is that if they are in business, they will gain profits. This eclipse is bringing an opportunity to learn something new, travel to an exotic locale, or acquire a new skill. Say yes to any opportunity that feeds your need for expansion.
Scorpio (Vrishchik Rashi) – Solar eclipse takes place in the eighth house for Scorpio. This may be not well for your health. Take proper precautionary measures to prevent any viral infection. Handle family and finance related matter tactfully and with due delicacy.
For most people, change can be difficult. It’s often easier to embrace the inevitable evolution that each day brings. That said, the revolutionary energy of this eclipse might actually be a welcome change of pace. Enjoy the transformative ride toward growth, you’re having revelations about your personal boundaries and realizing how much freedom there knows your own limits.
Sagittarius (Dhanu Rashi) – Solar eclipse takes place in the seventh house for Sagittarius. This shall bring profit to business. However, you need to remain careful about health issues. You’re likely experiencing some shifts in the way you relate to your partner. Love may create issues, so boundaries are important. If needed, spend some time alone with your thoughts and feelings in order to get in touch with your own needs and limits within your partnerships. If you can identify the problems clearly, then you have a much better chance of fixing them.
Capricorn (Makar Rashi) – Solar eclipse takes place in the sixth house for Capricorn. Things will be in your favour in due course of time. However, you need to have patience and look at ground reality and make move accordingly. And right now, you are feeling the need for change in a super personal way, as the way you function in day-to-day life is feeling stale and in need of a full-blown revamp. Thankfully, the eclipse’s winds of change are blowing through to give you a whole bunch of fresh energy to work with.
Aquarius (Kumbh Rashi) – Solar eclipse takes place in the fifth house for Aquarius. This may be able to cause issue in the concern relationship. You need to handle this much sensitively and with due delicacy. Things in the world are tough right now, and for a sensitive and empathic sign like you, it can really do a number on the soul. But remember: We can find love and beauty in just about anything, if we’re in the right mind-sets try to keep your heart open, as the eclipse might blow something sweet in your direction.Listen to your heart right now. Without major financial gain, you will be able to meet routine and incidental expenses comfortably.
Pisces (Meen Rashi) – Solar eclipse takes place in the fourth house for Pisces . You can remain in uncomfortable position on work front. No major financial gain for you is envisaged. Major health issues can concern you as an after effect of solar eclipse.
This eclipse is hitting you right in the feelings department you may find yourself lost in memories this time, trying to weigh the person you used to be against who you are now. It’s time to change your foundation and ignite new beliefs. Stay grounded while embracing evolution.
Do’s and Don’ts during Surya Grahan (Sutak)
1. You must not eat anything during Surya Grahan (Sutak). But this is not for pregnant ladies, children, old and sick people.
2. Drinking water, going to the washroom, sexual encounters, brushing teeth, combing hair and oil massage are the activities that are considered to be strictly prohibited during the Surya Grahan (Sutak).
3. It is advised that you do not witness the Surya Grahan with naked eyes because the ultraviolet radiation of the sun can permanently damage your retina and can even make you blind.
4. To spread positivity and neutralize the effects of Surya Grahan (Sutak), Chant holy mantras like the Gayatri Mantra and the Mahamrityunjaya Mantra and perform meditations during this time.
What to do after the Grahan subsides?
1. Food cooked during eclipse must be discarded immediately.
2. Take bath and wear clean clothes after eclipse has ended.
3. Cook fresh food and make offerings to your ancestors.
4. In order to pacify the planets as this would enhance your welfare, do some charity to Brahmins.