Chandra Grahan 2022

Chandra Grahan 2022:Total Lunar Eclipse 2022 on May 15, 16 this year. The Sutak is observed for 12 hours before Solar Eclipse, and for 9 hours before Lunar Eclipse. 

New Delhi: The world will witness this year’s first total Lunar eclipse on May 15-16 intervening night. However, this season’s first-ever eclipse was on April 30, 2022, and it was a Partial Solar Eclipse. There are three types of a lunar eclipse – Total lunar eclipse, partial lunar eclipse, and penumbral lunar eclipse. When the moon comes into its shadow just behind the Earth, a lunar eclipse takes place. 


According to, the total phase of this Blood Moon lunar eclipse will be visible from across North and South America, plus parts of Europe and Africa. South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, and Antarctica will see some parts of the eclipse. 

“The duration of the total phase will be 1 hour 25 min and that of partial phase will be over two hours.

Chandra Grahan 2022: Impact of a lunar eclipse on your life based on your zodiac sign

The eclipse will not be visible in India. As per IST, the eclipse will take place at 7:02 am IST on May 16 morning and end at 12:20 in the afternoon. 


NASA will broadcast a live stream of the celestial event. This May 15 and 16 eclipse is also called a Super Flower Blood Moon.

In May, the world will witness the first lunar eclipse of this year. Lunar eclipse, known as Chandra Grahan in Hindi, is a special astronomical phenomenon that occurs when the Sun, Earth, and the Moon are closely aligned in a straight line with the Earth fully or partially covering the Moon. On May 16, the day of the Full Moon, the Moon will come under the shadow of the Earth and will appear blood red.

According to Hindu Calendar, the lunar eclipse or Chandra Grahan falls on the Purnima Tithi of the Vaishaka month. This lunar eclipse will occur in the Scorpio sign and Visakha nakshatra during the Purnima Tithi of Shukla Paksha. The fact that Buddha Purnima falls on the same day as the eclipse adds to the significance of the event.

Lunar Eclipse 2022: Date, Time, How To Watch, and Significance

The first lunar eclipse of the year took place at 7:02 am IST on the morning of May 16 and ended at 12:20 in the afternoon. However, this eclipse could not be viewed from the Indian subcontinent. Therefore, no sugar period prevailed on this day. The lunar eclipse was visible in South-West Europe, South-West Asia, Africa, most parts of North America, South America, Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean, Atlantic, and Antarctica.

An eclipse – whether it is solar or lunar – can have an impact on all the zodiac signs as some might face difficulties and some might benefit from it. Let’s take a look at how lunar eclipse 2022 will impact you and your life as per your zodiac sign.

Aries people involved in a business might see some financial gain. On the personal front, the love life will see a positive turn. Try to deal with important situations calmly as your emotions can lead to problems.














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