When is Chandra Grahan 2024: The first lunar eclipse of the year is going to occur on Monday, March 25. This lunar eclipse is also going to coincide with Holi. A lunar eclipse is going to occur in Virgo. In astrology, the eclipse is seen as an astronomical event. When the Earth comes between the Moon and the Sun during its revolution around the Sun, a lunar eclipse occurs. Let us know whether this lunar eclipse will be visible in India or not and whether its Sutak period will be valid or not.

Chandra Grahan 2024 Timings

The first lunar eclipse of the year will begin on Monday, March 25, at 10:30 am and will end at 3:02 pm. However, this lunar eclipse will not be visible in India. The total duration of the lunar eclipse will be 4 hours 36 minutes . There will be a penumbral lunar eclipse that is going to happen on March 25 . 

What is a penumbral lunar eclipse? (What is a penumbral lunar eclipse)

A penumbral lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes through the penumbra, the lighter, outer part of Earth's shadow. 

Where will the lunar eclipse be seen? (Chandra Grahan 2024 when and where) 

This lunar eclipse will be visible in India. This year, the lunar eclipse on Holi can be seen in countries like America, Japan, some parts of Russia, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Ireland, and their cities.

Will Sutak Kaal Timing of the Lunar Eclipse be valid or not (Chandra Grahan 2024 Sutak Kaal Timing)

The sutak period starts about 9 hours before the start of the lunar eclipse. Since this lunar eclipse will not be visible in India, its Sutak period is also not valid. Auspicious works like the worship of Gods and Goddesses or rituals are not done during the Sutak period.  

Which zodiac signs will be affected by the lunar eclipse 2024 (Chandra Grahan 2024 effct)

The lunar eclipse which is going to occur on March 25 will have an impact on all the zodiac signs. This first lunar eclipse of the year is considered very auspicious for the people of Gemini, Capricorn, Leo, and Sagittarius and there is a possibility of getting benefits. Apart from this, this Moon is considered inauspicious for the people of Aries, Cancer, Virgo, and Aquarius. 

What to do and what not to do during lunar eclipse (Chandra Grahan 2024 dos and donts) 

What not to do during lunar eclipse 

1. Do not get angry during the lunar eclipse, getting angry can be dangerous for you in the next 15 days. 
2. Do not consume food during lunar eclipse. Besides, reciting puja is also considered prohibited. 
3. During the lunar eclipse, one should not go to any deserted place or cremation ground. During this period, negative forces are very dominant. 
4. A person should not start any new work during the lunar eclipse. It is believed that there is more negative energy during an eclipse. 
5 . Husband and wife should not have physical relations during the eclipse period. Doing this can spoil the happiness and peace of your home. 

What to do during lunar eclipse (Precaution during Chandra Grahan) 

1. During the lunar eclipse, only God's mantras should be chanted, which are considered ten times fruitful. 
2. After the lunar eclipse, one should take a bath with pure water and donate to the poor. 
3. After the lunar eclipse, the entire house should be purified. By doing this all the negative powers of the house go away. 
4. At the time of the eclipse, donating grass to cows, food to birds, and clothes to the needy brings manifold virtues.