Today, 23 October 2014 is Surya Grahan, Solar Eclipse. This is Partial Solar Eclipse (Pakshik Surya Grahan) which will be visible in USA, Canada, Mexico and some other American countries.
This Surya Grahan takes place on Diwali Amavasya. It falls on Kartik Amavasya in North Indian Hindi calendars and on Ashwin Amavasya as per the calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.
Will Surya Grahan November 2014 be visible in India?
No, this Surya Grahan will not be visible in India and has no effect on Indians. And no need to follow any rituals regarding Surya Grahan as per the Hinduism.
Timings of Solar Eclipse on 23 October 2014
The Solar eclipse begins at19.37 hrs UTC and ends at23.52 hrs UTC. This is a Partial Solar Eclipse (Pakshik Surya Grahan).