Chandra Grahan or Lunar Eclipse timings for April 2015
Chandra Grahan or Lunar Eclipse timings 2015
There will be a Rahu grasth Chandra graham on Aril 4th 2015 Saturday which is Chaitra Shukla poornima. Total eclipse is visible in many parts of the world. In India, partial lunar eclipse is visible. This lunar eclipse is happening in Kanya rashi and Hasta nakshatra.
You can find complete details on eclipse here.
This lunar eclipse is visible in Australia, most parts of Asia, Some parts of Europe, North/South America, and Antarctica.
These timings are for Bangalore, India. Based on the difference in distance we can adjust the timings for different places.
First contact with Penumbra – 2:35 PM
First contact with Umbra – 3:45 PM
Maximum lunar eclipse – 5:30 PM
Last contact with Umbra – 7:15 PM
Last contact with Penumbra – 8:25 PM
We cannot see the eclipse before Moonrise. But after the Moonrise, eclipse will be visible. Please find below the Moon rise timings for some of the cities in India.
Ahmedabad – 6:50 PM – It will be visible for the next 20 minutes
Bangalore – 6:30 PM – It will be visible for the next 45 minutes
Hyderabad – 6:29 PM – It will be visible for the next 45 minutes
Chennai – 6:19 PM – It will be visible for the next 55 minutes
Kolkata – 5:50 PM – It will be visible for the next 25 minutes
Mumbai – 6:52 PM – It will be visible for the next 23 minutes
New Delhi – 6:39 PM – It will be visible for the next 35 minutes
Pune – 6:48 PM – It will be visible for the next 25 minutes
Mantras during eclipse
It is advised to do jap and mantra chanting at this time. As Kanya rasi people are more affected, they should do more sadhana.
- Mahamrityunjay Mantra
- Gayatri Mantra and Aditya hridayam
- Mantras related to the planet, in which house the eclipse occurs
- ‘Om namah shivay’ mantra
- The Santana Gopala mantra for pregnant women