Wednesday, 22 July 2009

Wed 22 Jul 2009 Solar Eclipse

Wednesday 22 Jul 2009

In legend Full Eclipse is a best time of doing any type of worship than on normal days.

During the period of the eclipse,
the opposite attracting forces are very, very powerful.

From a spiritual point of view, this is a wonderful time to do any type of worship.
"It will bring about good results, much more than on an ordinary day."

China, India and Japan will be seeing its longest total solar eclipse in almost 500 years which last for about 699 sec.

This was the second in the series of three eclipses in a month,
with the lunar eclipse on 7th Jul 09
and the next lunar eclipse on 6th Aug 09
But Singapore will have to wait a little longer to experience the full eclipse.
Scientists said Singapore will only experience a partial solar eclipse between 8.40am and 9.40am.
They added that unlike other countries there will be minimal changes to temperature and visibility.
Some Story:
Indian astrologers are predicting violence and turmoil across the world as a result of this week's total solar eclipse, which the superstitious and religious view as a sign of potential doom.
But astronomers, scientists and secularists are trying to play down claims of evil portent in connection with Wednesday's natural spectacle, when the moon will come between the Earth and the sun, completely obscuring the sun.
In Hindu mythology, the two demons Rahu and Ketu are said to "swallow" the sun during eclipses, snuffing out its life-giving light and causing food to become inedible and water undrinkable.
Pregnant women are advised to stay indoors to prevent their babies developing birth defects, while prayers, fasting and ritual bathing, particularly in holy rivers, are encouraged.