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Lunar Eclipse 2022: Interesting facts, myths about Chandra Grahan

Updated On Nov 08, 2022 08:07 AM IST
  • Here are a few facts and myths about Lunar Eclipse or Chandra Grahan that you probably didn't know about.
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A lunar eclipse occurs when the Sun, earth and the moon gets aligned and the earth blocks sunlight from reaching the lunar surface. Parts of India and the globe will witness a total lunar eclipse on November 8. Here are a few facts about the lunar eclipse that you need to know.(File Image) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 08, 2022 08:07 AM IST

A lunar eclipse occurs when the Sun, earth and the moon gets aligned and the earth blocks sunlight from reaching the lunar surface. Parts of India and the globe will witness a total lunar eclipse on November 8. Here are a few facts about the lunar eclipse that you need to know.(File Image)

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People in India and Native Amera believe that the period of lunar eclipse can be a powerful time to cleanse and rejuvenate. It is believed to be a portal for new beginnings and change.(File Image) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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People in India and Native Amera believe that the period of lunar eclipse can be a powerful time to cleanse and rejuvenate. It is believed to be a portal for new beginnings and change.(File Image)

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As per folklore, lunar eclipse is considered a bad omen for pregnant women though scientifically, there has been no evidence to prove that both lunar and solar eclipses can be harmful during pregnancy.(Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 08, 2022 08:07 AM IST

As per folklore, lunar eclipse is considered a bad omen for pregnant women though scientifically, there has been no evidence to prove that both lunar and solar eclipses can be harmful during pregnancy.(Shutterstock)

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It is suggested that you take a bath once the eclipse is over and wear fresh, clean clothes. This practice is believed to cleanse the body, mind and soul. Taking a bath during this phenomenon should be avoided.(File Image) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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It is suggested that you take a bath once the eclipse is over and wear fresh, clean clothes. This practice is believed to cleanse the body, mind and soul. Taking a bath during this phenomenon should be avoided.(File Image)

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It is said that during the time of lunar eclipse, the radiation and ultraviolet rays kill several microorganisms and contaminate the food. (Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 08, 2022 08:07 AM IST

It is said that during the time of lunar eclipse, the radiation and ultraviolet rays kill several microorganisms and contaminate the food. (Shutterstock)

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