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Chandra Grahan in July 2019 in India – Chandragrahan Time – Partial Lunar Eclipse July 16 - 17, 2019 in India

Chandra Grahan, Partial Lunar Eclipse, will take place from the night on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, in India. It is visible in India. The grahan begins on July 16 midnight as per Hindu calendar and ends during the early hours of July 17, 2019. According to NASA, the Chandra Grahan is a Partial lunar eclipse and is visible along South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. In India, it will be taking place in the late evening to night. The Ardha Chandra Grahan will be taking place in India time between 12:14 AM to 5:48 AM on July 17. This eclipse takes place in Uttara Shada (Uthradam) Nakshatra and in Makar Rashi.

Time Chandra Grahan - Partial Lunar Eclipse - will be visible in India

The eclipse in India begins at midnight on July 16 and ends during the early hours of July 17. The time is same throughout India as per NASA (12:14 AM to 5:48 AM on July 17)

Partial Lunar Eclipse Time: - The moon will be covered entirely from 1:32 AM to 4:30 AM on July 17 (early hours)

Mid Eclipse Time: - 3:01 AM on July 17

Note - Hindu panchangs will put this grahan on July 16 because a day ends just before sunrise.

This grahan is followed by Hindus in India as it is visible to the naked eye in India. There is fasting and temples will be closed. All Panchangs and Temples in India have marked the Grahan.

All Hindu temples will remain closed during the period - 9 hours before grahan and 9 hours after grahan

The following map shows the detail view of the Ardha Chandra Grahan on July 16 - 17, 2019, around the world:

Chandra Grahan and Hindus

Usually during a Chandra Grahan, a fast (Upvaas) is observed by certain communities in Hindu religion. The fast begins about 9 hours before the beginning of Chandra Grahan.

People also take a bath in cold water and chant mantras dedicated to Lord Vishnu or Shiva like the Ashtakshara Mantra or Mrityunjaya Mantra. This is done whenever Surya and Chandra are under the influence of Rahu. Pregnant women chant the Santana Gopala Mantra.

Rashi Astrology Predictions For Chandra Grahan July 2019

Mesha Rashi - Scandals - Loss of Reputation
Vrishabha Rashi - Very bad - trouble equal to death
Mithun Rashi - Trouble from opposite sex
Karka Rashi - Prosperity
Simha Rashi - Thoughts and mental troubles
Kanya Rashi - Troubles
Tula Rashi - Prosperity
Vrischika Rashi - Damage
Dhanu Rashi - Accident
Makar Rashi - Loss
Kumbha Rashi - Profit
Meena Rashi - Happiness

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