New Delhi, Chandra Grahan 2022: The first lunar eclipse of the year is going to happen this month. Scientific as well as religious significance of this lunar eclipse is very high. The first lunar eclipse of the year is falling on the full moon date of Vaishakh month. This will be the first total lunar eclipse of the year. Buddha Purnima is also falling this time as it is a full moon day. Please tell that lunar eclipse will not be visible in India. Due to which the Sutak period will not even take place. Know the time of lunar eclipse, in which country will this eclipse be visible.

What is total lunar eclipse?

A lunar eclipse is an astronomical event. When the Earth comes right in front of it while revolving around the Sun, the Moon comes in front of it. In such a situation, the Earth completely covers the Sun, due to which the sunlight does not reach the Moon and this is called a total lunar eclipse. Simply put, a lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth comes between the Sun and the Moon.

effect of lunar eclipse on zodiac signs

According to astrologers, the first lunar eclipse of the year is happening on May 15, which will take place in Scorpio. The effect of this lunar eclipse will be auspicious for some zodiac signs. But most of the zodiac signs may have to face some problem.

lunar eclipse time

The first lunar eclipse of the year will start on May 15 at 8:59 am and will end at 10.23 am.

In which countries will the lunar eclipse be visible?

The first total lunar eclipse of the year will not be visible in India. This lunar eclipse will be visible in countries like Africa, South-Western Europe, South-West Asia, South America, Pacific Ocean, Africa, most of North America, Indian Ocean, Atlantic and Antarctica.

sutak period of lunar eclipse

Lunar eclipse will not be visible in India. Due to this the Sutak period will not be valid. According to the beliefs, the Sutak period starts about 12 hours before the eclipse starts. In which it is forbidden to do any auspicious work.

Second and last lunar eclipse of the year

The first lunar eclipse of the year is happening on 15 May. At the same time, the second and last lunar eclipse of the year will take place on 8 November 2022. This lunar eclipse will also be complete. It will be visible in some parts of India.

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Edited By: Shivani Singh