Surya Grahan 2024: Know date, time and Sutak Kaal impact in India

Surya Grahan 2024: You know that Surya Grahan (solar eclipse) has a special religious significance in India. According to astrology, it has a special astronomical dimension. Which directly affects the person.

Let me tell you in this article what day and time the first Surya Grahan 2024 will occur this year. Also know from which areas surya grahan 2024 can be seen.

Surya Grahan 2024

The first Surya Grahan 2024 of this year is going to be a total solar eclipse. You know a total solar eclipse occurs then. When the Moon, Sun and Earth are exactly in line.

When a total solar eclipse occurs, the earth becomes dark because the Sun is completely covered. 

Let me tell you that a total solar eclipse is occurring for the first time in 4 years. Now this next solar eclipse will be seen in the year 2044.

Solar eclipse holds great importance in India. This solar eclipse is the Surya Grahan 2024 of the year in the world including India. 

Let us know when the first solar eclipse will occur this year. Also know its date and time. I will also tell whether Surya Grahan 2024 effect and Sutak period will be valid in India or not.

Surya Grahan 2024 Timing and date

The first Surya Grahan 2024 of this year will take place from the last day of the Hindu year till the first day of the Hindu new year

That means this solar eclipse will end on the worship of the first day of Chaitra Navratri 2024. Let us now know Surya Grahan date according to the English calendar.

  • The first Surya Grahan 2024 of this year will take place from 9:12 pm on Monday, 8 April.
  • The first solar eclipse of the year will end on Tuesday, 9 April 2024 at 2:22 am.
  • Surya Grahan 2024 will be a total solar eclipse due to which it will appear completely dark. This will last for about 5 hours long.

Will the first solar eclipse of this year be visible in India?

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Let me tell you that according to astronomy, the first solar eclipse of this year will not be visible from India. It will not be visible from any corner of India and its surrounding countries.

Solar Eclipse 2024: Will Sutak Kaal be valid in India or not?

The first solar eclipse of the year is going to occur on Chaitra Amavasya on 8th April. This will be a khagraas surya grahan.

A khagraas surya grahan is when sunlight stops reaching the earth completely for some time. Due to which the sun stops being visible.

At this time there is darkness on the earth. According to religious beliefs, this type of eclipse is considered inauspicious.

Let me tell you that according to religious beliefs, Sutak Kaal is considered inauspicious time. Do not eat food lying in sunlight during Sutak period. Because at this time harmful rays come out from the sun.

Sutak Kaal imposed during eclipse has bad effect on anyone else including pregnant women.  Let me tell you that Sutak Kaal starts before the eclipse. And this continues till after the eclipse. 

Let me tell you that this solar eclipse will not be visible from India. That is why its Sutak period will also not be valid in India.

How many eclipses will there be in 2024

There will be 5 eclipses in 2024. Which includes 2 solar eclipses and 2 lunar eclipses. Let me tell you, 1 of these lunar eclipses ended on March 25. Let us know the dates of total 4 eclipses in the year 2024.

DateTotal eclipses in 2024
25 March 2024Lunar eclipse
8 April 2024Solar eclipse
18 September 2024Lunar eclipse
2 October 2024Solar eclipse

You might have guessed from this date that a solar eclipse is occurring approximately one paksha (14 days) after each lunar eclipse of this year.

Where will Surya Grahan 2024 be visible in the world?

Surya Grahan 2024 will be visible in the countries of America and European continent. It will be visible from the United States, Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, Aruba, Caribbean Netherlands, Costa Rica, Colombia, Cuba, Dominica, Greenland.

It can be seen from parts of the world including Iceland, Ireland, Jamaica, Norway, Panama, Nicaragua, Russia, Puerto Rico, Saint Martin, Spain, The Bahamas, the United Kingdom and Venezuela.

You might have guessed from this date that a solar eclipse is occurring approximately one paksha (14 days) after each lunar eclipse of this year.

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