Lunar eclipse tomorrow; May I go out? Can I have something to eat? Do's and Don'ts
Tomorrow the world will witness the second and final lunar eclipse of this year.
Friday's lunar eclipse is the longest partial lunar eclipse in 580 years.
At the same time, many beliefs regarding lunar eclipses still exist in India.
Delhi: Tomorrow the world will witness the second and final lunar eclipse of this year. Friday's lunar eclipse is the longest partial lunar eclipse in 580 years.
At the same time, many beliefs regarding lunar eclipses still exist in India. It is said that there are many do's and don'ts at this time. Isn't that what it is? Let's check
According to Indian mythology, lunar eclipses are considered unlucky. Therefore, it is believed that one should not eat or cook at this time. At that time, digestive problems are caused by the harmful rays emitted by the earth. Avoid milk and stale foods. It is believed that you should eat mint even after eating it.
Another belief is that pregnant women should not go out during a lunar eclipse. Moon movements are believed to be harmful to the unborn baby, and pregnant women are advised not to use sharp weapons during this time.
Unlike a solar eclipse, scientists suggest that a lunar eclipse is safe to see with the naked eye.
According to Hindu mythology, people are said to chant holy mantras during a lunar eclipse.
Myths say that people should include mint leaves in their diet and contribute to charitable activities.
Avoid wearing metal objects during the eclipse.
Another belief is that people should not go out during a lunar eclipse. This is said to be due to the radiation of harmful rays on the body.
Another is that people should not cut their nails or hair during a lunar eclipse. It is said that if the body is cut at this time, the wound will not heal quickly and there will be a lot of bleeding. And these wounds are said to last a lifetime. Another belief is that one should not bathe during a lunar eclipse. It also says to take a bath after the eclipse.
It is also said that no sharp weapons should be used at this time.
Another belief is that one should not have sex during this time.
Yet another thing is that there is no scientific basis for any of these things.
A partial lunar eclipse happens whilst the earth movements among the solar and the moon. All three planets are not in a straight line at this time. The shadow of the earth falls only partially on the moon.
According to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Friday's lunar eclipse will last 3 hours and 28 minutes, during which time 97% of the moon will appear red.
Lunar eclipses can be seen in the US, Northern Europe, East Asia, Australia, and the Pacific Ocean. It is found in the northeastern states of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam.
The last such lunar eclipse was on February 19, 1440. Scientists predict that this rare phenomenon will occur tomorrow, February 8, 2669.
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