Chandra Grahan Sutak Timings, 27 July 2018

Chandra Grahan Sutak Timings, 27 July 2018 – Sutak Timings on 27 July 2018 during Chandra Grahanam, Lunar Eclipse Suthakam on 27 July 2018.

Generally, for Chandra Grahan 9 hours before the Grahan is referred to as Chandra Grahan Sutak (Inauspicious Time during Lunar Eclipse). This Chandra Grahan is a Sampurna Chandra Grahan (Total Lunar Eclipse), and in India it will be visible with naked eye. In India, the entire eclipse will be visible.

This Chandra Grahan is – ‘Ketu Grastha Sampurna Chandra Grahanam’. It will take place in Uttarashada Nakshatra & Shravana Nakshatra and Makara Rashi. It occurs during Mesha Lagna, Vrishabha Lagna and Mithuna Lagna.

This Purna Chandra Grahan will be visible in Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South in North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica. Since this Sampurna Chandra Grahanam will be visible in India all the rituals associated with Chandra Grahan can be followed.

Chandra Grahan Sutak, 27 July 2018

Since the Chandra Grahanam is visible, we need to perform Chandra Grahana Sutak. Usually, after the Shuddha Moksha Kaala, one should see the Chandra Bimba and perform Mokshakala Snana. After that, Nitya Bhojana Shraddhi Karma should be performed. And this time, we need to follow any ritual related to Chandra Grahan as it is Sampurna Chandra Grahan (Total Lunar Eclipse) which we can see with naked eye.

Since, in India this grahan is visible with full clarity, we need to perform ‘Pattu’ & ‘Vidupu’ Grahana Shanti Snana i.e. take bath before and after the eclipse.

Performing Japa, Shanti pooja, etc during Chandra Grahanam is the highly meritorious deed. Temples will be closed during the Chandra Grahan, after Grahana moksha kalam, grahana shanti poojas and Samprokshana are performed to open the temples. For 31 January 2018, Grahan, temples will remain closed as this Grahan is followed.

On 27 July 2018, Sutak begins at 2.54 PM in the afternoon. For children, old people and Pregnant women, Sutak begins at 8.54 PM and ends with Chandra Grahan Mokshakaal (4.59 AM on 28 July 2018).

Timings of Chandra Grahan, 27|28 July 2018

Penumbral Lunar Eclipse begins at – 10.44 PM, 27 July 2018 – Visible – Grahan Sparsha Kaal (Prachchaya Chandra Grahan starts)

Partial Lunar Eclipse begins at – 11.54 PM, 27 July 2018 – Visible – Pakshika Chandra Grahan starts

Total Lunar Eclipse begins at – 1.00 AM, 28 July 2018 – Visible – Sampurna Chandra Grahan starts

Mid Eclipse at – 1.51 AM, 28 July 2018 – Visible – Grahan Madhya Kaal (Madhya Chandra Grahan)

Total Lunar Eclipse ends at – 2.43 AM, 28 July 2018 – Visible – Sampurna Chandra Grahan starts

Partial Lunar Eclipse ends at – 3.49 AM, 28 July 2018– Visible – Pakshika Chandra Grahan Moksha Kaala

Penumbral Lunar Eclipse ends at – 4.59 AM, 28 July 2018 – Visible – Grahan Antya Kaal (Prachchaya Chandra Grahan ends)

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