Surya Grahan 2016 In India, Surya Grahan Timings, Solar Eclipse 2016

Surya Grahan 2016 In India, Surya Grahan Timings, Solar Eclipse 2016


Surya Grahan in March 2016 in India – Suryagrahan Time – Solar Eclipse March 9, 2016 in India
Surya Grahan or Solar Eclipse, is on March 9, 2016 in India and other countries of the world. The Surya Grahan or Solar eclipse is a total solar eclipse in other parts of the world but only partial in India, visible in the early hours of morning. Solar eclipse on 9th March 2016 is visible in eastern parts of Asia and Australia, Palau, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Japan, China, Myanmar, Sri lanka, Indian ocean & North Pacific ocean, India, South Korea, Guinea. The total time of the Solar Eclipse is from 4:49 AM to 10:04 AM and around 30 minutes of visibility in India. 

Pregnant women should not worry about this solar eclipse. Its better to stay at home if you have some doubts and chant the mantra's dedicated to Sri Krishna like Santaan Gopala Mantra.

There is a different time of surya grahan throughout India. There would be no solar eclipse visible in western parts of India - Western Maharashtra, Gujarat and Western Rajasthan and different time in eastern and northern parts of India. Temples will be seen closed starting 4:30 PM on 8th March 2016 to 10:30 AM on 9th March 2016. 

If you take a holy dip on the Surya grahan day in holy rivers, it is considered as highly auspicious. Some people also fast on the day of solar eclipse. Do not forget to chant mantra's dedicated to Vishnu God like, "Om Namo Bhagvate Vasudevaye" and Surya Mantra, Gayatri Mantra, Mrityunjay Mantra, etc.

The next Surya Grahan or Solar Eclipse is gong to take place on September 1, 2016 which will not be visible in India and would be visible in Africa, South Pole, Madagascar, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Mozambique, Geban. There will be two lunar eclipses or Chandra Grahan as well in this year.

Surya Grahan Sutak is considered an inauspicious period when it is considered not to undertake any auspicious task as it may lead to failure. In the Sutak period, do not 
Eat or cook food, Urinate, Defecate, Sexual intercourse, make up, any auspicious task, look in sky with the naked eye. In sutak period, prefer doing meditation. One should not touch the idols of gods/goddesses and Tulsi plant during this sutak time and "Ganga Jal" should be sprinkled all over the home.

At the time of Surya Grahan (solar eclipse), chant this Mantra:
Om Adityay Vidmahe Divakaraye Dheemahi Tanno Suryah Prachodayat || 
(ॐ आदित्याय विद्महे दिवाकराय धीमहि तन्नो सूर्य: प्रचोदयात्॥)

At the time of Chandra Grahan (lunar eclipse), chant this Mantra:
Om Kshirputrayay Vidmahe Amrit Tatvaaye Dheemahi Tanno Chadrah Prachodayat ||
(ॐ क्षीरपुत्राय विद्महे अमृत तत्वाय धीमहि तन्नो चन्द्रः प्रचोदयात्॥)

Lunar eclipse (Chandra Grahan) will be on March 23, 2016 and September 16-17, 2016.

Total Solar Eclipse 9th March 2016 Start and End timings
City
Duration
Eclipse Start
Eclipse End
New Delhi
07 Mins 08 Secs
06:37:22
06:44:30
Hyderabad
19 Mins 18 Secs
06:28:34
06:47:53
Bangalore
16 Mins 53 Secs
06:30:40
06:47:33
Chennai
28 Mins 01 Sec
06:20:00
06:48:02
Kolkata
59 Mins 36 Secs
05:50:42
06:50:18
Guwahati
01 Hour 12 Mins 18 Secs
05:38:25
06:50:43
Nagpur
20 Mins 18 Secs
06:27:17
06:47:36
Bhubaneshwar
49 Mins 34 Secs
06:00:04
06:49:39
Noida
07 Mins 37 Secs
06:36:55
06:44:32
Gurgaon
06 Mins 34 Secs
06:38:04
06:44:38
Lucknow
23 Mins 53 Secs
06:21:58
06:45:51
Bhopal
12 Mins 11 Secs
06:34:47
06:46:58
Indore
06 Mins 12 Secs
06:40:52
06:47:04
Ujjain
05 Mins 40 Secs
06:41:17
06:46:58
Gwalior
13 Mins 14 Secs
06:32:41
06:45:55
Kochi
11 Mins 45 Secs
06:35:13
06:46:59
Coimbatore
14 Mins 36 Secs
06:32:36
06:47:13
Varanasi
33 Mins 57 Secs
06:13:06
06:47:04
Mumbai
No Eclipse
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Pune
No Eclipse
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Vadodara
No Eclipse
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Surat
No Eclipse
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Ahmedabad
No Eclipse
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Jaipur
No Eclipse
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Ludhiana
No Eclipse
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Amritsar
No Eclipse
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Udaipur
No Eclipse
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Chandigarh
No Eclipse
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Panaji
No Eclipse
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