On June 10, this yr’s first solar eclipse (Surya Grahan) will probably be going down in Taurus signal and Mrigashira nakshatra. According to the Hindu calendar, the eclipse will happen throughout Krishna Paksha Amavasya tithi and will begin at 1.42 pm and finish at 6.41 pm. The peak time of the eclipse will probably be at 4.16 pm (IST) when each Sun and Moon will probably be conjunct precisely at 25 levels in Taurus signal.
From an astronomical perspective, the photo voltaic eclipse on June 10 is not going to be a complete eclipse, however an Annular one, whereby solely the center area of the Sun will probably be coated by Moon making a ring-like disc within the course of. Due to this, this phenomenal cosmic occasion will resemble a hoop of hearth when seen from Earth.
In Hindu tradition, eclipses or grahan are thought of to be inauspicious. The solar, which is worshipped as a serious supply of life within the universe, disappears in the course of the photo voltaic eclipse, making it an omen of all issues evil. In Vedic astrology, photo voltaic eclipse has been related to shadowy ‘planets’ corresponding to Rahu and Ketu. Rahu and Ketu are vital lunar nodes. They are massless, but potent mathematical factors in area, and therefore are known as shadow planets. They are all the time reverse one another within the sky or beginning chart, and the principle drive of karma and want may be seen alongside its axis.
Both these nodes have been vested with exemplary powers in Vedic astrology as they’re thought to usurp the ability of planets with whom they’re conjunct in a horoscope, thereby casting an eclipse over their powers to do good. As per Hindu mythology, eclipse happens as a result of enmity shared between Rahu-Ketu and Sun-Moon on the time of Amrit Manthan. It is believed that Rahu and Ketu, as a result of their ongoing enmity, create an eclipse over the Moon and Sun yearly.
In Hindu custom, Sutak Kaal is noticed from 12 hours earlier than the eclipse until the time it’s over. It is believed that the earth’s ambiance is contaminated throughout Sutak and further precautions must be taken to keep away from any dangerous uncomfortable side effects as a result of contamination.
The photo voltaic eclipse will hardly be seen in India (barely in some components of Jammu & Kashmir and North-East), therefore, individuals residing in India is not going to be required to look at Sutak. However, it’s advisable to look at Sutak for these residing in different components of the world the place the eclipse will probably be seen corresponding to north-eastern United States, japanese Canada, northern Europe, together with Spain, Germany, the United Kingdom, France and Scandinavia.
What’s particular in regards to the June 10 photo voltaic eclipse?
The eclipse of June 10 would be the first photo voltaic eclipse of 2021. The subsequent and solely photo voltaic eclipse of this yr will happen on December 4. This will probably be a Total eclipse, and is not going to be seen in India as effectively.
Also, this photo voltaic eclipse coincides with Shani Jayanti – the beginning anniversary of Lord Shani (Saturn). This placing coincidence final occurred 148 years again, on May 26, 1873. In astrological parlance, Saturn is little one of Sun. It guidelines motion and justice. Hence, it’s most advisable to carry out rituals and cures for Saturn, particularly by individuals with Sagittarius, Capricorn and Aquarius Moon indicators since they’re at present beneath the spell of Sadhe-Sati. The perfect treatment for Saturn is to learn Shani Chalisa. Lighting a diya (lamp) crammed with mustard oil in entrance of Peepal (Banyan) tree and providing Til (Sesame seeds will even add to the auspiciousness.
Another factor to notice is that this photo voltaic eclipse will happen in Taurus signal, which at present homes Rahu and Mercury. Hence, this can create a vicious cocktail involving Sun-Moon-Rahu-Mercury (aspected by Ketu) which can improve the maleficence of this eclipse. Interestingly, Taurus is the rising signal of the horoscope of unbiased India, which level in the direction of important politico-economic and army developments within the nation’s panorama. For people, the eclipse corresponds to new beginnings and sudden alternatives.
(Neeraj Dhankher is a vedic astrologer with 24 years of expertise. He is the Founder & CEO of Astro Zindagi)