What to do & What not to do on day of Grahan: DOs & DONTs during Surya or Chandra Grahanam

What to do and what not to do on the day of Surya or Chandra Grahan? Which things one has to perform and which things have to be avoided during Surya Grahan or Chandra Grahan? Here is the list and description of both the questions. Surya Grahan and Chandra Grahan are the most significant days as per Hinduism. During Surya Grahan, Sun losses all his energy after Grahan and regains his lost energy and gathers the whole cosmic energy after the next Surya Grahan.

We can witness many Chandra Grahans (Lunar Eclipses), but Surya Grahans (Solar Eclipses) are very rare. As per the science also, Lunar Eclipse has very less effects on living beings but Solar Eclipse significantly affects the living world.

Avoidable and recommendable works during Surya Grahan and Chandra Grahan:

  1. It is advisable to avoid performing any important work or deal.
  2. After Grahan, many Hindus perform ritual bath. Take meal only after the ritual bath. Taking a holy dip in rivers or lakes is highly auspicious.
  3. Many Hindus observe fasting on the day of Surya or Chandra Grahanam.
  4. Avoid outside food during grahanam and as well as the whole day.
  5. Perform ritual bath, Puja, Japam, havan and all other rituals only after Grahan Moksh Kaal (the time when grahan is released).
  6. Avoid eating at the time of Grahanam.
  7. Avoid eating the food which is cooked before Grahan. Take the food which is cooked after Grahan. People can eat the food that is prevented from ‘Soothak (Ashouch). To prevent food from Soothak, just spill some til seeds or keep grass blades (Durva grass) on the food before grahan.
  8. During Surya Grahan, reciting Surya Stotras such as Aditya Hridayam; Maha Mritunjaya Mantram and Vishnu Stotras is highly auspicious.

The stotra given below states the above things:

Sarveshameva varnaanaam soothakam raahu darshane !

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  1. Sudhanvan says:

    does a work started during surya grahan have negative impact

  2. Ritesh says:

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  3. Apala says:

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  4. Vagishwari says:

    should one offer water to surya on suyagrahan

  5. Raji says:

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  6. Chandrakali says:

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  7. Makarand says:

    things that should not be done during pregnancy as per vedas

  8. Shilendra says:

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  9. Advay says:

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  10. Nikash says:

    according to indian mythology what does kashish mean

  11. Jagadbandu says:

    why in amabasaya and purnima we should not eat meat or such other thing according to hindu mythology

  12. Keertan says:

    how does surya grahan and chandra gran happens hindi language

  13. Vinita says:

    what are rituals to be done during solar eclipse hindu

  14. Chandrakishore says:

    what is the meaning of chandra grahan? in hindi

  15. Shravani says:

    amavasya par kya kare aur kya na kare?

  16. Hiranmayi says:

    what do hindus not eat during shravan mano

  17. Shanti says:

    pregnency time garahan me kya na kare in hindi

  18. Pallav says:

    definition of chand grahan and surya grahan in urdu

  19. Lajwanti says:

    surya grahan ke samay kya karna chaahiye ?

  20. Mudit says:

    suraj garhan or chand garhan b ad quaction

  21. Shreemayi says:

    pregnant lady ka shagun before pregnancy confirmation as per hindu methodology

  22. Suranjan says:

    garbhwati mahila kya kare aur kya na kare

  23. Alankar says:

    pregnant lady ko kya khana chahiye in hindi

  24. Shashank says:

    we have pregnant women in home do we do Ganpati Visarjan? or not tell me

  25. lohit says:

    can one eat meat on chandra grahan day.

  26. sadiya ruman says:

    Pregnant lady ko kya karna chahiye air kya nahi surya Graham ke waqt

  27. Raji Srinivasan says:

    V.informative