The Annular solar eclipse on 21st June 2020, will form a ring of fire but is different from a total eclipse. It will be visible in parts of Africa including the Central African Republic, Congo, Ethiopia, Pakistan, India, and China.
Solar eclipse Delhi timings
Partial Eclipse Begins: Sun, 21 Jun 2020, 10:20
Maximum Eclipse: Sun, 21 Jun 2020, 12:01 0.95 Magnitude
Partial Eclipse Ends: Sun, 21 Jun 2020, 13:48
Total Duration of the eclipse is 3 hours, 29 minutes.
It is believed that solar eclipse has an impact on the human body system – physically and psychologically.
The time when sun , moon and Earth ;all three come in alignment is good for spiritual practices.
It is not a good time to eat, or indulge in pleasures.
The pregnant women should stay indoors from the start of Sutak Time.
From the starting to the end time of Eclipse, its beneficial to do meditations, chanting of mantra, Hawan, and prayers
The significance of these chants are three folds during eclipses.
Mantras Recommended during this Solar Eclipse
As it is a solar eclipse , it is most advisable to chant the mantras for the Sun God.
You can also chant or listen to Vishnu Sahasranama.
Chanting of Om Namah Shivayah can also be done.
As per the virtuous rules, after 12 hours from the beginning of Solar Eclipse the Sutak period starts.
It is preferred that you take bath before the eclipse light a diya and then do the chantings and as the eclipse gets over you are advised to take a bath again.
After Eclipse, you should also sprinkle your home with Holy water .
It is also advised to fast during the eclipse period.
This ends, when we take shower after the salvation time of Eclipse is over, and spiritual sites or places are cleaned.