Lunar Eclipse May 26th , 2021


The first full lunar eclipse in 2021 will take place on May 26th.   The eclipse is visible in South Asia, East Asia, Australia, much of North America, South America, Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, and Antarctica.

The total lunar eclipse is at times called a Super full-blood moon. A total lunar eclipse occurs when all three planets, the Earth, Moon,  and Sun, come in a straight line and the Earth fully covers the surface of the Moon , while being in between Sun and Moon. This darkens the Moon since the Sun’s rays are not falling on its surface and make it appear to be red or pink.

Eclipse timings in India and USA are:

Lunar Eclipse timings in India:

Total Eclipse starts at 14:18

Total Eclipse ends at 19:19

Lunar Eclipse timings in USA: (PST)

Total Eclipse starts at 2:45 am

Total Eclipse ends at 5:51 am

Overall effect of Lunar eclipse for next two months are:

There may be a strain in the relationship with foreign countries.  The media, education, tourism, and transport sector will be badly impacted. Communications of all types like news, social media, etc. will affect negatively.  Restlessness among the working-class will increase, major accidents to properties will also be seen in almost all parts of the world.  Natural calamities like earthquakes may be felt for the next one month. There will be a positive impact on trade and finances.   Illness, increase in death, trouble to the government will be felt more.

This eclipse happens in Anuradha nakshatra.  As this happens in this nakshatra generally people are prone to respiratory ailments like wheezing, cough, and cold.

If the lunar eclipse is not visible in your present city then you need not observe any eclipse do’s and don’ts.

Do’s during Eclipse:

  1. Chant any mantras during eclipse time. This will have a 1000 fold impact. You can recite navagraha mantras, Moon Beeja mantras, etc.
  2. Before and after the Lunar eclipse take bath and purify the home.

Don’ts during Eclipse:

  1. Do not consume food.
  2. Do not start any important work.
  3. Avoid using any sharp objects and fire.
  4. Avoid any financial transaction.