Solar/Lunar Eclipse and Mantra Japa
This month we are set to see the second lunar Eclipse of the year and it will occur on 5th June 2020 starting at 17:45 UTC (23:15 IST) and closing at 21:04 UTC (June 6th 02:34 IST) with the peak at 19:24 UTC (June 6th 00:54 IST). Traditionally both Solar and Lunar Eclipses i.e. when the sun, moon and the earth fall in a line, are considered as inauspicious and in-general people avoid starting/doing of any major work, visit to religious places etc. and prefer to stay at home in silent prayer or inactivity. Even food and having liquid diets are avoided during this time, due to the inauspiciousness surrounding the cosmic event.
Conversely on the tantric side, the eclipses are favored as very powerful cosmic events, that can bestow immense benefit and enhance one’s prayers. Especially when mantra japa is done during eclipse, the effect of the mantra increases multi fold. Hence, it is beneficial to do mantra japa during the entire eclipse period. The benefit is said to be thousand fold or higher.
The Sun is the source of all energy to the entire solar system and all planets emanate from it and also revolve around it, due to the gravitational pull. It is viewed as a segment of the ...Read More