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Lunar Eclipse visible in India? Know if you have to follow sutak rules

By Deepika S
According to Drik Panchang, unless Lunar Eclipse is visible to the naked eye, it is of no significance to Hindus.
Penumbral Lunar Eclipses are not visible to the naked eye hence no rituals related to Chandra Grahan should be observed.
If Lunar Eclipse is visible during Umbral Phase then only it should be considered for religious activities. Most Hindu Calendars don't list Penumbral Eclipses.
If Chandra Grahan is not visible in your city but it is visible some city near to that then you should not observe it.
Precautions which are advised during Sutak should be taken only if Chandra Grahan is visible in your city.
Chandra Grahan is considered even if the Moon is not visible due to cloudy weather or some other weather conditions.