Surya Grahan Puja

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Surya Grahan Puja

At the moment of solar eclipse the Sun is either partially or completely covered or darkened. Usually, solar eclipse occurs on Amavasya day. An eclipse occurs twice or thrice every year but the position of Sun and Moon in the zodiac is different every time. Eclipse is a very interesting event for astronomers and astrologers.

Significant predictions are made, at the time of eclipse, by the placement of the planets in the signs of the zodiac. The duration of the eclipse and the location of the eclipse is also different.

Now let’s perform Surya Grahan Puja.

  1. Let’s listen to Surya Grahan Puja and information about the event.
  2. Then We will conclude with the aarti.

Let’s Do Surya Grahan Puja

Let's Perform The Main Puja

We Will Conclude Surya Grahan Puja With The Aarti.

Puja is considered incomplete without the aarti.
Let's now do the Surya Grahan Puja to successfully conclude the puja.

Puja is considered complete after we offer dakshina


Mantras, Regional Information, Food Restrictions For Surya Grahan Puja.

An eclipse occurs when the orbits of the Sun and the Moon align together in such a way that the shadow of the object falls on the other. Solar eclipse is a stage in the Sun’s solar cycle, where the Moon reaches between the Sun and the Earth.

Devotees should pass time chanting the sacred Mantras and reading spiritual books

Devotees should donate to poor at the time of the grahan.

Do & Don’t during Surya Grahan

Do perform ritual bath and puja after the Garhan and take meal only after the ritual bath

Taking a holy dip in rivers or lakes is highly auspicious

Do recite the Surya Stotra such as Aditya Hridayam, Maha Mritunjaya Mantra and Vishnu Stotra

Do observe fasting on the day of Surya Grahan

Don’t begin any important work or deal during Grahan period

Don’t consume outside food during grahan and as well as the whole day

Don’t eat at the time of Grahan

Don’t eat the food which is cooked before the grahan

Pregnant women should avoid stepping out in Surya Grahan

Don’t see the Grahan with the necked eye. Instead use special lenses available in the market.