The biggest lunar eclipse of the century will happen in a few hours, know what to do and what not to do

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New Delhi: Today i.e. on November 19, the last lunar eclipse of the year 2021 (Lunar Eclipse 2021) will take place. According to scientists, the duration of the eclipse will be about 6 hours. It is also being called the biggest lunar eclipse of the century. The special thing about this lunar eclipse is that such a lunar eclipse is going to take place after 580 years. This will be a partial lunar eclipse, which will be visible in the northeastern areas of India. This eclipse is going to take place on the full moon date of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month, which is also known as Kartik Purnima. Along with this, Kartik month is ending on this day.

Time of eclipse

The eclipse will start at 11.34 am today and will continue till 5.33 am. The total duration of the eclipse period will be 5 hours 59 minutes. This lunar eclipse cannot be seen with the naked eye. If someone wants to see this eclipse, then he will need special equipment

You can see the lunar eclipse here

However, if you want to watch this lunar eclipse live virtually, then you will find many such channels on YouTube which will broadcast this lunar eclipse live. You will be able to easily watch the lunar eclipse by going live on and

What to do during an eclipse?

During the eclipse, you can take the name of God and chant mantras.
Before the eclipse starts, put basil leaves in the food items.

What not to do during an eclipse?

Cooking or eating and drinking food during this time is considered taboo.
Worship is not done at the time of the eclipse. Close the doors of the temple.
It is said that one should not sleep during the eclipse.
Pregnant women should not leave the house during the eclipse.
During this, one should avoid touching trees and plants.
After the eclipse starts, one should not sew (work which has to be pricked in any way), cutting etc.
During the lunar eclipse, there should be no quarrel in the family or with anyone else.

Do this work after the eclipse

Clean the house after the eclipse.
Sprinkle Ganga water all over the house and take a bath.
After the eclipse, charity should be done.


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