All About Surya Grahan 2022: Date, Timings, And Visibility In India

We spoke to our Astro expert and asked if the upcoming Surya Grahan will have a negative impact on zodiac signs. 

Tanya Malik
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The month of April is quite significant from Astrology point of view. Astrologically, we will be witnessing a lot of changes in this new month. A lot of planets will be moving to different houses in the horoscope, leaving behind positive and malefic effects on all the zodiac signs. Also, the month will begin with Chaitra Navratri which too have some impact or the other on all the sun signs. Another big event we will get to see in the month of April is Surya Grahan or solar eclipse. This will be the first solar eclipse of the year.

Surya Grahan 2022 Date, Timings, Visibility In India

For those who don't know, Solar Eclipse takes place when the moon completely covers the sun and stops its rays from reaching the Earth.

Solar Eclipse 2022 Date

As per the new Panchang, the first solar eclipse or surya grahan of the year will fall on 30th April 2022.

Solar Eclipse 2022 Visbility

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This solar eclipse will show in areas of South and West-South America, Pacific Ocean, Atlantic and Antarctic Ocean. The solar eclipse will not show up in our country.

Solar Eclipse 2022 Timings

According to the Indian Standard Time (IST), the solar eclipse will start at 12.15 pm and end at 4.07 pm.

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Will There Be A Sutak Period In India?

Because the Surya Grahan will not be visible in India, it will have no religious significnace and there will be no Sutak period in the country.

For those who don't know, when a Solar Eclipse is visible in India, temples are closed and it is advised to not perform puja at home during the Sutak kaal as it is considered inauspicious. However, this time, since the solar eclipse will not be visible in the country, there will be no Sutak.

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Solar Eclipse 2022 Impact On Zodiac Signs

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The solar eclipse will be be taking place in the Taurus zodiac sign of the horoscope and while it will not be visible in India, it might have some impact on pregnant women. We spoke to Astrologer Sonia Malikand she shared that the solar eclipse might not have a major effect on the zodiac signs but pregnant women should not take it lightly.

Astro Tips For Pregnant Women

The Astro expert shared that pregnant women should follow some astrology tips to reduce the risk of malelifc effects of the solar eclipse on their baby's health.

  • Pregnant women should avoid consuming a full meal during the time of solar eclipse. However, since their health and the well-being of the baby needs to be prioritised, they should consume fruits during this time.
  • It is recommended to avoid using sharp objects during the duration of the solar eclipse as it can have adverse effects on the baby.
  • Avoid looking at the sun during the eclipse time as it can have a bad effect on the eyes.
  • Worship Lord Surya during the time of the eclipse and pray for the wellbeing of the child.
  • Pregnant women should take a bath after the solar eclipse to prevent the ill effects of surya grahan on them and their baby.

We hope these Astro tips help you prevent the negative effects of the upcoming solar eclipse. For more such Astro related stories, stay tuned!