This Month, the New Moon falls on Tuesday, July 21st, followed by a very rare Solar elipse on July 22nd.
Scientists say, a complete solar eclipse like this was witnessed about a century back and unless you plan to stick around for another 124 years, You will probably never have the chance to be a part of this event ever again...
A Solar Eclipse has the power to turn your life upside down. On this occasion, the Sun, which is the source of life and light, gets overpowered by the Moon, which represents darkness and mystry. This is a rare event on New Moon (Amavasya Tithi).
This total solar eclipse falls on Wednesday July 22, 2009 (Starts: 5:30 AM, Maximum: 6:21 AM, End: 7:19 AM IST).
Scientifically, the Sun, the Earth and the Moon are in straight line during Solar eclipse and the Sun seems to be "overshadowed". These signify a divine time shift for celestials and represents a perfect opportunity to appease your ancestors and get incredible blessings.
For all of us, at a personal level, eclipses signify "Change". It is time for new beginnings and our ability to adapt to change will be tested to the limits. Responding graciously and keeping a positive outlook to the new events and relationships would prove most beneficial.
As per Siddhas, the New Moon represents synergy of solar and lunar rays. Lord Shiva's right eye signifies the Sun and his left eye signifies the Moon. When Lord Shiva's yogic vision, both left and right are focused on the third eye, New Moon is created.
t is particularly important to chant or listen to Aditya Hrudaya chants which were given to Lord Rama by sage, Sri Agastya.
Leos in particular, may get entangled in a leagal issue as the eclipse will occur in your 12th house. Even a foreign trip may turn out to be very hectic and you are advised to be careful while planning an expedition. Make sure you have all the required documents. An opportunity for a change in career may also present itself. You may want some time on your own thoughts.
Taurians, will have problems related to travel and family as the eclipse will ocur in your 3rd house. Your travel schedule can frustratingly hectic, or worse, a very crucial trip may get cancelled. Despite your selfless approach towards your relatives, you may find it difficult to keep them happy. You require patience.