Well, there are a number of dos and don’ts with regards to the Hindus. One such event is the Solar Eclipse. There are certain things to avoid during solar eclipse. Having to know the event and what occurs is crucial. It may or may not impact you directly but it may impact you indirectly. In this excerpt, we will look at what not to do during solar eclipse.
What Is An Eclipse?
Before, we move to the things to avoid during solar eclipse, let’s understand what it is. An Eclipse also has another name which goes like,”Grahan”. This is usually the name that one speaks in the Hindi language with regards to the Eclipse. Eclipse is basically of two types; Solar Eclipse and the Lunar Eclipse. This occurs when an astronomical object blurs the path of rays partially or fully, due to the placement of a second object. Believe it or not, it is a spectacular sight and a rare astronomical event. Hence, this is only visible from a limited area.
Things to Avoid During Solar Eclipse – Cooking
Science has time and again shown us the proof that during an eclipse, there is enhanced radiation of ultraviolet and other rays. This has the potential to thereby contaminate the food. Therefore, among the top of what not to do during a solar eclipse is cooking and eating. In due course of time, it largely affects our teeth or digestive system. In fact, even cooked food is affected as it contains water. And during an eclipse, water attracts even more radiation, which in turn contaminates the food. Well, there are a number of things that you can do at home to prevent this. Firstly, to prevent this, you can place the tulsi leaves on the cooked food to repel radiations. Yes, that does work!
Things to Avoid During Solar Eclipse – Watching it with Bare Eyes
More advice on what not to do during solar eclipse is for pregnant women. They should avoid cutting vegetables or fruits. They shouldn’t use a metal implement such as a knife or a pair of scissors, during an eclipse. The reason behind this is that expectant women attract more radiation. And the metallic object serves as a good conductor, thereby enhancing the possibility of some adverse impact on the fetus.
Since ancient times, another popular advice on things to avoid during solar eclipse is to not to look at the sun with naked eyes during an eclipse. This may lead to damaging the retina of the eyes and in the end, turn to blindness. This age-old taboo is now even supported by doctors and scientists. Did you know that there are special glasses for this purpose? So one can wear them and use it to view the sun when an eclipse is in progress. Isn’t that cool?