• It is advisable to avoid performing any important work or deal.
  • After Grahan, many Hindus perform ritual bath. Take meal only after the ritual bath. Taking a holy dip in rivers or lakes is auspicious.
  • Many Hindus observe fasting on the day of Surya or Chandra Grahan.
  • Avoid outside food during Grahan and as well as the whole day.Perform ritual bath, Puja, Japam, havan and all other rituals only after Grahan Moksh Kaal (the time when grahan is released).

 

  • Avoid eating at the time of Grahana.
  • Avoid eating the food which is cooked before Grahan. Take the food which is cooked after Grahan. People can eat the food that is prevented from ‘Soothak (Ashouch). To prevent food from Soothak, just spill some til seeds or keep grass blades (Durva grass) on the food before grahan.
  • During Surya Grahan, reciting Surya Stotras such as Aditya Hridayam; Maha Mritunjaya Mantram and Vishnu Stotras is highly auspicious and u can also chant Gyatri mantra,nirvana mantra,Dhoomavati mantra,Chinnmasta mantra.