Grahana Shanthi is to be performed for when Grahana occurs directly over the Nakshatra,Star of the individual. Parihara,A ceremony to nullify the effect of Grahana is to be done by those for whose Stars the Grahana influences indirectly. Three to Five Stars are affected in a Grahana,generally. One to two/three stars may be affected directly and three to five indirectly.
In the case of Mahabharata , the horoscope of Lord Krishna has two versions. One is based on The Srimad Bhagavatha Purana ,and the other is by Soordas, possibly based on the Bhagavatha Purana.
A solar eclipse is a natural event that takes place on Earth when the Moon moves in its orbit between Earth and the Sun (this is also known as an occultation). It happens at New Moon, when the Sun and Moon are in conjunction with each other. If the Moon was only slightly closer to Earth, … Continue reading Why Moon Is Not Bathed In Earth-shine In Solar Eclipse?
The date of Mahabharata is often debated. However it may be noted that it has been accepted as a Fact of History and not a legend. People who deny that the Mahabharata is is History and based on facts. Now based on the internal evidence which abounds in The Mahabharata and external references to the Mahabharata fix the date somewhere between 3129 BCJ and 2559 BCJ. This wide gap between the Dates is due to our present of Time, Please read my posts on Time filed under Time,Astrophysics. Evidence for this conclusion. 1.External Evidence based on references to Mahabharata by other Works. "Aryabhata, is a famous early astronomer with contributions to science, whose estimate of p, and the time of moon revolution around the earth are so accurate, that his works are being extensively researched. Aryabhata(476-550 AD) stated that Kaliyuga started 3600 years before, when he was 23 years old, making the start as 3102 BC [Aryabhateeya ref-1]). It would date Mahabharata war to around circa 3130-3140 BCJ. Surya Siddhanta [Ref 2], a document evolved from roughly same period, states that sun was 54 degrees away from vernal equinox when Kaliyuga started on a new moon day, corresponding to February 17/18, 3102 BCJ, at Ujjain (75deg47minE 23deg 15min N).
The Nakshatras(Stars) affected by the Eclipse/Grahan are . Rohini,Krthigai,Mrigasira,Hastha and Sravana(Thiruvonam). Following mantras may be recited during the Grahan. Kruththikaa: Bankajavaasini baabavimochani kruththikaathevi sahaayakrube| Rohini: Mokshprathaayinee manjulabaashini rohinithevi sahaayakrube| Mrukaseersham: Manthra nivaasini chanthrapaththini mrukaseershathevi sahaayakrube| Hastham: Hana hara sakaaya aanantha poojithaaya hasthathevi sahaayakrube| Thiruvonam: Manimaya poojitha saantha soroopini thiruvonathevi sahaayakrube| http://sanskritmantras.blogspot.com/2009/11/nakshatra-slokas.html People may take their … Continue reading Lunar Eclipse/Grahan December 2011.Live and details.