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Lunar Eclipse on February 09, 2009

A penumbral Lunar eclipse will take place on February 09, 2009. This eclipse will occur when the Moon will pass through the constellation Ashlesha in Cancer.

Grahana Sparsh will be at 18:06
Grahana Madhya will be at 20:08
Grahana Moksha will be at 05:27

Lunar eclipse takes place in the month of Magha. Lunar eclipse in this month will encourage stockists to hoard commodities. It may also result in heavy and widespread rains. Prices of green grains, wheat, jaggery, green chillies and copper may also rise. Power struggle will brew within the ruling political party.

Changes in the electro-magnetic energy during a Lunar eclipse affects us mentally. In fact, a Lunar eclipse is mostly characterised by its impact on our emotional reactions. Spiritual instincts are aroused due to an unstable environment caused by this astronomical phenomenon.

Impact on the Moon Signs
For Taurus, Virgo, Libra and Aquarius –– Favorable phase
For Gemini, Scorpio, Capricorn and Pisces –– Middle phase
For Aries, Cancer, Leo and Sagittarius –– Negative phase

Remedial measures one should take during a Lunar eclipse
1. Chant the following mantra:

II Om Namah: Shivay II II Om Hrim Chandray Namah: II

2. Donate white clothes, ghee, milk, pearls, food grains and camphor
3. Jain Samudaya can chant the following mantra:

II Om Hrim Namoh Arihantanam: II

4. Worship Chandra Yantra
5. Chant Shiv Mahimna Strota and Chandra Kavacha
6. Offer some food to beggars

Ganesha's Grace,
Dharmesh Joshi
The GaneshaSpeaks Team