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Solar Eclipse 2019 Predictions For Zodiac Signs
Eclipse in Vedic astrology, be it Solar Eclipse or Lunar Eclipse, holds high importance. Where the Sun is the benefactor of the soul, the Moon represents one’s mind. Based on science, an eclipse is an astronomical event, but astrology categorizes it as a deep and thoughtful subject, as it affects the whole nature. During a Solar Eclipse, the Moon comes between the Earth and the Sun, hindering the sun rays from reaching the Earth and resulting in darkness during the day itself. This creates a strange atmosphere within the surroundings.
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Solar Eclipse in 2019
If we talk about 2019, a total of three occurrences of Solar Eclipse were to happen this year, out of which two Solar Eclipse has taken place on 6 January and 2 July respectively. The last and third is due on 26 December 2019. The first two Solar Eclipse wasn’t visible in India, whereas the Annular Solar Eclipse on 26 December will be visible here and highly impactful.
According to the Hindu Panchang, the third Solar Eclipse will occur during Amavasya in the month of Paush on 26 December, Thursday. Although this is an Annular Solar Eclipse, it will appear partially in other parts of India except for Tamil Nadu, Kerala and parts of Karnataka, where it will be visible in its annular (ring-shaped) form. This eclipse will be visible from 08:17:02 to 10:57:09 (New Delhi) in the sky on Amavasya during Paush month according to the Hindu Calendar. It is worth noting that this eclipse will be seen at different times in different places. Apart from India, this phenomenon will also be visible in Asia, East Africa, Eastern Europe and Northern/Western Australia.
According to astrology, this Solar Eclipse will occur in Sagittarius zodiac sign and Mool Nakshatra. As a result, it will be particularly effective for the natives belonging to this sign and nakshatra. Such natives may face severe problems in life.
Solar Eclipse on 26 December Visible In These Countries!
Apart from India, Solar Eclipse occurring on 26 December 2019 will be visible in Australia, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Indonesia, Japan, North and South Korea, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Pakistan, United Arab Emirates, China, Cambodia, Bhutan, Bahrain, Russia, Qatar, Somalia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tanzania, Laos, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.
Sutak During Solar Eclipse
The Sutak period of Solar Eclipse falling on 26 December 2019 will be observed one day before, i.e. on 25 December from 8 PM and end when the eclipse ends. Therefore, from this time, all the rules related to Sutak will be effective. If you are not a child, aged or sick, then you must refrain from eating or sleeping and devote your time towards worshipping the Gods.
Eclipse & Pregnant Women
The time of the eclipse is crucial for pregnant women. Special precautions should be taken during this time to protect the unborn child from malefic effects of the eclipse. Activities such as sewing, embroidery, cutting etc. or watching the eclipse must be refrained. Do not leave your house or sleep during the period of eclipse, as it is considered a taboo. It is believed that performing all these activities can have adverse effects on the offspring and may result in under-development or loss of an organ.
Effects Of Solar Eclipse
The effect of a Solar Eclipse can be witnessed on the entire Earth and nature. Its effects can be seen for up to 6 months. This Solar Eclipse will occur in Sagittarius and Mool Nakshatra during Paush Amavasya under the Vriddhi Yoga.
Adverse effects will be seen on Brahmins and women. Besides, there may be a shortage of rain and conditions like famine may arise. There may be a significant rise in the prices of ghee, turmeric, cotton etc. Fruit traders, doctors, vaidh or physician or people associated with medicine can face several problems. With Solar Eclipse in the month of Paush and Sagittarius sign, prices of cereals will rise, and rainfall will be moderate. Due to the effect of this eclipse on the Mool Nakshatra, the price of cottonseed, millet, cardamom, sugar, barley, etc. will also increase. In terms of location, political upheaval could be witnessed in China, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Muslim-centric nations and India, especially in Kashmir. Along with this, there can be an increase in civil disturbances and terrorist incidents in Pakistan-related areas.
During this eclipse, planet Sun will conjunct with the Moon, Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn and Ketu in Sagittarius, and all these planets will remain placed in the Rahu-Ketu axis. In addition, Mercury, Jupiter, and Sun will remain posited in the Mool Nakshatra. This planetary nexus will have a wider impact on the lives of natives.
As a result, a power struggle in politics may be seen, and conflicts may arise amongst the ministers of the cabinet. Natural disasters can occur, such as hurricanes, major illnesses, floods or droughts in particular. During this time, big politicians and the ruling party may have to face several problems. Keeping these things in mind, one should prepare to deal with them in advance.
Do’s & Don’ts During Solar Eclipse
During the occurrence of Solar Eclipse, it is forbidden to perform certain tasks exclusively, whereas some tasks performed during this event can incur beneficial outcomes. If you wish to attain any Siddhi, then the period of an eclipse is considered the best to chant the below mantra:
स्पर्शे स्नानं जपं कुर्यान्मध्ये होमं सुरार्चनम। मुच्यमाने सदा दानं विमुक्तौ स्नानमाचरेत।।
--- (ज्ये. नि.)
sparśe snānaṃ japaṃ kuryānmadhye homaṃ surārcanama। mucyamāne sadā dānaṃ vimuktau snānamācareta।।
--- (jye. ni.)
The above line means that at the beginning of the eclipse period, bathing and chanting should be done. It is considered favourable to perform the Yagna and worship the deities during the mid-period. Donations should be made when the eclipse ends, and when the eclipse has completely occurred, you should bathe and purify yourself.
दानानि यानि लोकेषु विख्यातानि मनीशिभः। तेषां फलमाप्नोति ग्रहणे चन्द्र सूर्ययोः।।
--- (सौर पुराण)
dānāni yāni lokeṣu vikhyātāni manīśibhaḥ। teṣāṃ phalamāpnoti grahaṇe candra sūryayoḥ।।
--- (saura purāṇa)
That is, the fruits for all kinds of donations made throughout the world can be incurred during the period of Lunar and Solar Eclipse. The importance of donations and charity is highlighted.
अन्नं पक्वमिह त्याज्यं स्नानं सवसनं ग्रहे। वारितक्रारनालादि तिलैदम्भौर्न दुष्यते।।
annaṃ pakvamiha tyājyaṃ snānaṃ savasanaṃ grahe। vāritakrāranālādi tilaidambhaurna duṣyate।।
During a Solar Eclipse, Lord Surya should be revered by reciting different Surya Stotras such as Aditya Hridaya Stotram etc. to gain promising results. Cooked grains and chopped vegetables should be discarded as they become contaminated during this period. However, putting Kusha in things like ghee, oil, curd, milk, curd, butter, cheese, pickles, chutney, marmalade etc. is recommended. However, there is no need to put in Kusha in case it is a dried food item.
चन्द्रग्रहे तथा रात्रौ स्नानं दानं प्रशस्यते।
candragrahe tathā rātrau snānaṃ dānaṃ praśasyate।
Whether it is a Lunar or Solar Eclipse, making donations or taking a bath during the night is considered excellent.
न स्नायादुष्णतोयेन नास्पर्शं स्पर्शयेत्तथा।।
na snāyāduṣṇatoyena nāsparśaṃ sparśayettathā।।
One should not bathe in hot water during the eclipse period or after it has ended. However, there is no prohibition for boys, elders, pregnant women and patients.
यन्नक्षत्रगतो राहुर्ग्रस्ते शशिभास्करौ। तज्जातानां भवेत्पीड़ा ये नराः शांतिवर्जिताः।।
yannakṣatragato rāhurgraste śaśibhāskarau। tajjātānāṃ bhavetpīड़ā ye narāḥ śāṃtivarjitāḥ।।
When Rahu afflicts the Moon or Sun in a nakshatra, natives under the influence are particularly likely to suffer.
ग्रस्यमाने भवेत्स्नानं ग्रस्ते होमो विधीयते। मुच्यमाने भवेद्दानं मुक्ते स्नानं विधीयते।।
grasyamāne bhavetsnānaṃ graste homo vidhīyate। mucyamāne bhaveddānaṃ mukte snānaṃ vidhīyate।।
सर्वगङ्गा समं तोयं सर्वेव्यास समद्विजाः। सर्वभूमि समं दानं ग्रहणे चन्द्र -सूर्ययोः।।
sarvagaṅgā samaṃ toyaṃ sarvevyāsa samadvijāḥ। sarvabhūmi samaṃ dānaṃ grahaṇe candra -sūryayoḥ।।
During the eclipse period, holy water retrieved from any place is considered equivalent to Gangajal. Bathing and donating is believed to be appropriate in all ways. All types of Dvijas or ‘twice-born” Brahmans are deemed as a form of Vyas ji. Any donation made at the end of a Lunar or Solar eclipse is also considered similar to Sarva Bhumi Daan.
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Solar Eclipse 2019 Predictions
This Solar Eclipse is occurring in the Mool Nakshatra within Sagittarius, which is why its effects will be majorly seen on Sagittarius natives. It is also worth noting here that previously, Lunar Eclipse also occurred on 16-17 July, 2019 in Sagittarius sign itself. Two eclipses taking place in the same sign in the same year can beget unexpected outcomes. Read the Solar Eclipse 2019 Predictions and know the consequences:
For Aries natives, this eclipse will take place in the ninth house, which will lead to a decline in your luck. During this time, there are chances of defamation, due to which you have to remain concerned and think well before taking any action. Also, child-related problems can bother you. It will be better for you to stay away from unnecessary tension.
For you, the Solar Eclipse will take place in the eighth house, due to which you are likely to suffer from physical pain. So, take full care of your health and pay full attention to what you eat and drink. There can be a decline in your comfort levels, and you may worry about family.
Due to the Solar Eclipse occurring in the seventh house from your zodiac sign, you can face marital problems in life. Also, your spouse's health is likely to remain weak. If you do business in partnership, then there will be ups and downs in your business growth. You are advised to read all the papers, contracts and details before investing. Increase your efforts and take care of siblings.
With your sign’s sixth house undergoing Solar Eclipse, you will witness favourable results. You will outnumber your enemies and dominate them, and your chances of incurring wealth will also increase. You may receive good news from your family.
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Solar Eclipse in the fifth house will give rise to child related concerns, and you will make more efforts and work hard to earn money. Sun is the lord of your zodiac sign, due to which you will have to take special care of your health during the eclipse and keep your self-respect and honour intact.
Solar Eclipse will take place in the fourth house from your zodiac sign, which can lead to a decrease in your familial happiness and deterioration in the mother’s health. You will remain mentally disturbed and not feel comfortable at home. In such a situation, you should concentrate on your work, realize the responsibilities towards the family and fulfil them.
Solar Eclipse will occur in your third house and mark a major impact, due to which your siblings may face some problems and their health may also get affected. However, you will incur monetary gains and benefitting from the government sector is likely. If you work in a multinational company or have foreign sources of income, then the occurrence of this eclipse will be good for you.
Due to the effect of the eclipse on the second house of your zodiac sign, you will have to face family-related problems and may suffer from financial crisis. Unnecessary arguments and debates can also be the cause of several problems. You may face troubles in the workspace. You must control your speech and eating habits.
This is the second eclipse to occur in your zodiac sign this year, as you have witnessed the impact of Full Lunar Eclipse in 2019. In this case, take special care of yourself, as you are likely to suffer from any physical injury or accident and mental stress. You should do Pranayama and Exercises to keep your body fit. Also, drive the vehicle carefully.
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Due to Solar Eclipse taking place in the twelfth house from your zodiac sign, there are strong chances of monetary loss. Apart from this, there seems to be a possibility of spending money on unnecessary activities. Avoid unwanted trips and prepare well before embarking on any journey to eliminate any kind of inconvenience and physical problems.
For Aquarius natives, this eclipse will take place in the eleventh house from their zodiac sign, leading to multiple profits and success in life. Long-term plans and projects will resume, which in turn will offer great financial gain. You are likely to attain benefits through spouse. Invest your money at the right time and place for long-term profit.
Solar Eclipse will take place in the tenth house from your zodiac sign, which will benefit you. Your position in the workplace will improve and there can be a rise in your responsibilities and authority. However, you may face stress on the family front, for which you have to remain prepared in advance. You should work hard and perform well at your workplace. This will surely put you under positive limelight, and your seniors will appreciate your acts.
Remedies For Solar Eclipse
The effect of Solar Eclipse usually lasts for about six months. There are some remedies to follow with devotion to get rid of several problems and troubles caused by this planetary occurrence. These are as follows:
- Natives born in Sagittarius zodiac sign or Mool Nakshatra should specially chant the Brihaspati and Ketu Mantra.
- Apart from this, making donations during the period of eclipse offers great outcomes.
- To avoid the malefic effects, regularly recite Aditya Hridaya Stotram.
- If the planet Sun seems auspicious in your horoscope, then you should recite the Surya Ashtak Stotram.
- According to the Smriti Nirnaya, chanting the Surya Mantra during Solar Eclipse is considered the most fruitful.
- Serve your father regularly and respect him wholeheartedly.
- Plant a Shwetark tree and nourish it regularly by watering it.
We hope that you have this article and understood how the last Solar Eclipses of 2019 impacts your life. AstroSage wishes you good luck!