As the time of the August 21, 2017 solar eclipse draws closer, the frenzy seems to heighten with each passing moment. Here are some reasons why you shouldn’t watch the solar eclipse. During a solar eclipse, the Sun, which illumines our world, is occluded from our vision. This is not beneficial for the planet given […]
August 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse : Stay indoors!
Everyone seems to be discussing the August 21, 2017 solar eclipse. There are even flights to go view it! In Jyotish, or, Vedic astrology and astronomy, eclipses are particularly powerful events. Eclipses occur when the nodes, Rahu (North) or Ketu (South) fall within a certain astronomical degree of the Sun / Moon. Since eclipses occlude […]
October 23, 2014 Solar Eclipse
Following on the heels of the October 8 total lunar eclipse comes the last eclipse of the year. There will be a partial solar eclipse on October 23. Unlike the lunar eclipse, the October 23, 2014 solar eclipse will be visible only in North America and the North Pacific. For the second year in a […]
Eclipsing Our Minds
Much has been said about the upcoming eclipse. This is the first time in almost four hundred years that an eclipse has coincided with the solstice. People deem this to be particularly significant. In Vedic astrology and astronomy, each eclipse is given attention. Eclipses occur when either or both the nodes, Rahu (the North node) or […]