Latest Hindu News & Events

Sant Dnyaneshwar Maharaj Palkhi Wari Yatra 2017Sant Dnyaneshwar Maharaj Palkhi Wari Yatra 2017
Alandi, Pune.. read more
 
Sant Tukaram Maharaj Palkhi Wari Yatra 2017Sant Tukaram Maharaj Palkhi Wari Yatra 2017
Dehu to Pandharpur.. read more
 
Child International FestivalChild International Festival
New Delhi metro station, New Delhi, New Delhi, India.. read more
 
 
Surya Grahan 2016
 

About 2016 Surya Grahan 2016

Surya Grahan in September 2016 in India – Suryagrahan Time – Solar Eclipse September 1, 2016, in India 

 

Surya Grahan in September 2016 Date 

1st September 2016 (Thursday)
 
Surya Grahan takes place when Moon comes between the Sun and the earth. This will happen only on the New Moon’s day. Moon blocks the light of the Sun, which results in Surya Grahan or solar eclipse. Surya Grahan can be categorized into two types one is Ardhya Surya Grahan or Annular Solar Eclipse and second is Purna Surya Grahan or Total Solar Eclipse. Purna Surya Grahan occurs when Moon totally prevents the light of the Sun and Ardhya Surya Grahan occurs when Moon partially prevents it.
 
Surya Grahan or Annular Solar Eclipse will take place on September 1, 2016. It is not visible in India. According to NASA, the Annular solar eclipse is visible in Africa and the Indian Ocean. The largest eclipse will be taking place at southeastern part of Tanzania and Madagascar. The Surya Grahan will be started between 12:50 PM and ends at 4:24 PM in India standard time. Mid-eclipse is at 2:36 PM. 
 
The following map shows the detail view of the Surya Grahan on September 1, 2016: 
 
surya grahan 2016 map route
 

Surya Grahan Rituals and Fasting in Hinduism

 
In Hindu, when the time Eclipse time starts, people take a bath and doing meditation and Mantra A group of sacred words chanted in order to gain something, be it materialistic pleasures or peaceful mindchantings dedicated to Lord VishnuVishnuVishnu
Vishnu is one of the Supreme Gods of Hindus and is a part of Hindu Trinity,..
or ShivaShivaShiva
Shiva is one of the Supreme Gods of Hindu Trinity that ...
like the Ashtakshara Mantra or Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra. Pregnant women chant the Santana Gopala Mantra.
 
At the end of Eclipse, doing charity and memorial works is considered favorable.
 
Hindu Temples will remain closed during the Surya Grahan.
 
It is held highly auspicious to take holy dip on the day in rivers, seas, and other holy water bodies.
 
Usually during a Surya Grahan, a fast (Vrat) Vrat is the Hindi term of fast . It is a process in which devotees do not consume food or/and water on the days dedicated to the Gods they believe in, to show their dedication and to gain health and prosperity is followed by certain communities in Hindu religion. The fast begins about 9 hours before the starting of Surya Grahan. Once the Sutak Kaal is over take a holy bath and wear clean clothes and clean the idols with GangaGangaGanga
According to Bhagavata Purana, Vishnu in one of....
Jal.
 

What to do after the end of Solar eclipse?

 
Once the period of the Solar eclipse is over, people should bathe, wear clean clothes. Paying tribute to ancestors and offering charity is considered auspicious now. 
 
If there is a pilgrimage location nearby, the people should visit that place. Devotees may take a holy dip in the holy waters.
 

What not to do and what to do during Surya Grahan?

 
Since the start time of the Solar eclipse until its end, it is best to do indulge in chanting of mantras, meditation, prayers, and hawan. However, no idol worship should be done. Once the Sutak kaal is over, one should bathe, wear new clothes and clean the idols with Ganga Jal.
 

Do not touch Tulsi or Shami Trees

 
During the Surya Grahan not to touch Tulsi and Shami Tree. After ending the eclipse, these trees should be bathed with Ganga Jal to clean the impurities.
  

 


 
 
 

Most Popular Indian Hindu Festival

 

All Hindu Festivals

 
 

Hindu Myths

Significance of Hanging Lemon - Chili In Shops or Business PlacesSignificance of Hanging Lemon - Chili In Shops or Business Placesread more
Reason behind Not to sleep with our head towards NorthReason behind Not to sleep with our head towards Northread more
Myth Buster - The birth behind the War God KartikeyaMyth Buster - The birth behind the War God Kartikeyaread more
The science behind Cow Worship in Hindu ReligionThe science behind Cow Worship in Hindu Religionread more
Unravelling the mystery behind the Third Eye of Lord ShivaUnravelling the mystery behind the Third Eye of Lord Shivaread more
Why Hindus rub, kiss their palms in the morning?Why Hindus rub, kiss their palms in the morning?read more
The secret behind Sati’s sacrificeThe secret behind Sati’s sacrificeread more
Does eating rice during Ekadashi days can harm us?Does eating rice during Ekadashi days can harm us?read more
Is Parad Shivlingum beneficial for us?Is Parad Shivlingum beneficial for us?read more
Why do Hindus join their hands and say Namaste while greeting?Why do Hindus join their hands and say Namaste while greeting?read more
 
 
BROWSE BY CATEGORY
 
 
Top Rated Wallpaper
  • Gandaki shakti peeth gray or golden color wallpaper
  • Maa annapurna karota shakti peeth blue color wallpaper with star effects
  • Maa mahakali jaintia shakti peeth blue color wallpaper
  • Maa mahakali jaintia shakti peeth multi color lighting wallpaper with spiral effects
  • Maa Manasa devi multi color wallpaper with background effects
  • Kali Mata Kalighat shakti peeth blue color wallpaper with spiral effects
  • Kali Mata Kalighat shakti peeth brown color wallpaper with spiral effects
  • Mata narmada sona shakti peeth multi color wallpaper with spiral effects
  • Mata kalmadhava amarkantak shakti peeth multi color wallpaper with star lighting effects
  • Mata kalmadhava amarkantak shakti peeth brown color wallpaper with star lighting effects
  • Mata kalmadhava amarkantak shakti peeth blue color wallpaper with spiral effects
  • Mata vedagarbha kanchipuram shakti peeth sunlight wallpaper
  • Mata vedagarbha kanchipuram shakti peeth brown color wallpaper with star lighting effects
  • Mata lalitha devi prayag shakti peeth orange color wallpaper with spiral effects
  • Mata kamakhya devi shakti peeth blue color wallpaper with star lighting effects
  • Mata mangala chandika devi Harsiddhi or Ujjain shakti peeth sunlight wallpaper
Top Viewed Wallpaper
  • Bhole baba smoking chillum of bhang
  • Shri sant gajanan maharaj beautiful Hd Wallpaper for free download
  • Angry Lord Shiva meditation stylish Hd Wallpaper with lighting effects for free download
  • Bhagwan Swami Shree Samarth Maharaj wonderful Hd Wallpaper for free download
  • Lord shiva smoking chillum of bhang
  • Radha Soami Satsang Beas Guru Baba Gurinder Singh stylish HD Wallpaper for free download
  • Angry lord Shiva blue colour Hd Wallpaper for free download
  • Sant Shri Savata Mali awesome HD Wallpaper for free download
  • Sant Satguru Ravidass Ji Maharaj awesome HD Wallpaper for free download
  • Baba Jaigurudev ji Maharaj colorful Hd Wallpaper for free download
  • Maa Mansa Devi wonderful HD Wallpaper for free download
  • lord shiva angry tandav dance wallpaper
  • God Ganesha full HD beautiful wallpaper for free download
  • Lord shiva drinking of bhang wallpaper
  • Mahayogi guru Gorakhnath ji Maharaj beautiful Hd Wallpaper for free download
  • Sant Satguru Ravidass Ji Maharaj colorful HD Wallpaper for free download
  • Sherawali Mata Rani beautiful 3D HD Wallpaper for free download
  • Radha Soami Baba Gurinder Singh Ji HD Wallpaper
  • Sant Shri Dnyaneshwar Maharaj beautiful HD Wallpaper for free download
  • Free Baba Gurinder Singh RSSB HD Wallpaper Images