Significance of Lunar Eclipse
Lunar eclipses occur when the Earth passes between the Sun and the Moon, casting a shadow on the lunar surface. In Vedic astrology, the Moon represents the mind, emotions, and the subconscious self. Therefore, when a lunar eclipse occurs, it is said to temporarily disrupt the natural flow of lunar energy, which can manifest as emotional turmoil, inner conflict, and uncertainty.
Lunar eclipses are believed to stir up deep-seated emotions and hidden conflicts. We may experience heightened sensitivity, mood swings, and a sense of uncertainty during this time. On a positive note, lunar eclipses are seen as opportunities for spiritual growth and self-realization.
It’s advisable to postpone major decisions, surgeries, or important life events during the period of eclipses.
The last eclipse of 2023 will be happening on Oct 28/29, 2023.
Lunar Eclipse Timings
New York, USA – 28th October, 2023 02:01 pm to 06:26 pm & Visibility – Yes
Chennai, India – 28th October, 2023 11:31 pm to 29th October, 2023 03:56 am & Visibility – Yes
To know the timings for your city and to check if the eclipse is visible in your area, download the Cosmic Insights App.
Lunar Eclipse in Aries
Aries is known for its intensity and impulsiveness. Therefore, a lunar eclipse in Aries can amplify emotions, making people more impulsive, assertive, and driven during this period. It can also lead to confrontations and disagreements due to the heightened emotional energy.
The opposition between Aries and Libra, which is about the self (Aries) versus partnerships and balance (Libra), can have a significant impact on relationships. During a lunar eclipse in Aries, conflicts in partnerships may arise, but it can also be an opportunity to address issues and find a better balance between personal needs and the needs of the relationship.
Lunar Eclipse in Ashwini Nakshatra
Ashwini Nakshatra is also associated with healing abilities and rejuvenation. During a lunar eclipse in Ashwini, there may be a focus on healing and transformation, both on a physical and emotional level. It is the best time to seek remedies for health issues or engage in inner healing and self-improvement.
Ashwini’s symbol is the horse’s head, symbolizing speed and agility. This Nakshatra encourages quick decision-making and taking swift actions. When a lunar eclipse occurs here, we may find ourselves compelled to make rapid changes in our lives or address long-standing issues with urgency. But it is wise to remain calm and patient and avoid making big decisions during this time.
Ashwini Nakshatra is also associated with travel and movement. A lunar eclipse here may coincide with travel plans or significant journeys related to personal growth and exploration.
Lunar Eclipse Remedies
- Worship Lord Ganesha with the simple mantra – Om Gam Ganapataye Namah and listen to or meditate on Ganesha Atharvasirsha. You can also chant your personalized Ganesha mantra based on your own birth chart. Download the align27 app to find out!
- Spiritual retreats at locations outside the buzzing cityscapes is extremely efficient during this transit.
- Honor the Ashwini Kumars with the mantra – Om Ashwini Kumaraya Namah. You can chant this 108 times on the day of the eclipse.
- Donate to causes related to health, healing, or humanitarian efforts. Offering food, clothing, or money to the needy is also encouraged on eclipse day.
- Perform Satya narayan puja after the eclipse period. If you are unable to perform, you can participate in one.
- For more remedies download the align27 app and check the Rituals section.