Chandra Grahan & Holika Dahan - Know Muhurat & Effects On You

Today i.e. on March 23, 2016, Chandra Grahan and Holika Dahan are occurring together. Here, we are giving you Grahan timings, do’s & don’ts, horoscope of this day, and much more. Along with this, you are also getting Muhurat for Holika Dahan.

Chandra Grahan 2016 dates and timings are here



Chandra Grahan Details For New Delhi


Grahan Time:
  • Enters Penumbra: 15:07 
  • Middle: 17:07
  • Leaves Penumbra: 19:27
Sutak Time: 06:07
Sutak Time for Children, Patients, & Elders: 12:07 

Sutak is a particular inauspicious time before eclipse till the Surya and Chandra Grahan is over. Sutak time for lunar eclipse or Chandra Grahan starts 9 hours before the time of eclipse. For children, the Sutak time is restricted to 3 hours only. Sutak is relevant only when eclipse is visible in that location. 

Areas Of Visibility 



DateType Of GrahanVisible In IndiaAreas in which Grahan is visiblePosition
March 23, 2016Penumbral Lunar Eclipse/ Upchhaya Chandra GrahanEnding is visibleMuch of Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica, IndiaUttara Falgun Nakshatra / Kanya Rasi (Virgo)


Know Everything About Grahan In 2016 Here


Do’s & Don'ts 

  • Do not cook, eat, or drink anything during eclipse.
  • Pregnant ladies must avoid going out.
  • Chant holy Mantras in this duration.
  • Take a dip in holy river or something like that during Grahan.
  • Put basil leaves in all the stored food items before Grahan.

Chandra Grahan 2016 Details


Grahan is considered really crucial for pregnant women. If you want to know in detail about it along with the exclusive do’s and don’ts for the would-be mothers, please click here: Eclipse For Pregnant Women

Chandra Grahan 2016 Horoscope


Aries: You are required to work on your money management system as chances of getting deceived by someone in terms of money are there. Therefore, beware while doing transactions. 

Taurus: Some mental disturbances might prove to be a bit troublesome. So, do not worry your pretty mind. Moreover, maintain the balance between work and personal life.

Gemini: ‘Health is wealth’ is the key message for you. Thus, take care as there are chances of falling ill. Further, be careful and drive safe. 

Cancer: Arguments cannot be won with a negative person, so do not indulge in any pointless debate. Otherwise, there are chances of defamation.

Leo: You have to take careful steps, since time is little less favorable when it comes to business or work. To have a better atmosphere at work, avoid being disrespectful with seniors. 

Virgo: It is a pivotal sign because eclipse is taking place here. This position might cause you physical pain. So, take proper measures on to have healthy days ahead. 

Libra: A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers, so do not let any argument take over your love. So, maintain a harmonic relation. 

Scorpio: You need to stay focused on ‘A good friend is a like a star, hard to find’. Thereby, it is important to understand others emotions.

Sagittarius: Health is the greatest relationship between you and your body. Doing Yoga and exercise on daily basis will prove to be beneficial. 

Capricorn: You might lack some family peace. Thus, there are chances that you face some domestic issues. However, everything will be fine soon.

Aquarius: Trips are always enjoyable and fun, but avoid going out because this time is not much preferable to go on long journeys.

Pisces: Great news for you! The time is gainful in terms of money. Still, don’t make any financial decision being emotional and control yourself to make any big investment. 

Holika Dahan Muhurat


18:34:28 to 20:55:35 (New Delhi)
For 2 Hour 21 Minute (Duration)

Holika Dahan 2016 Muhurat is here.



Know the full Muhurat for your city and other details about Holika Dahan festival here: Holika Dahan 2016 Muhurat For Your City

Tomorrow is the day of colors; it is Holi! Know the significant details about this day from here: Everything About Holi In 2016

We hope that our article has been able to provide you with the desired information. AstroSage wishes you a great life full of positivity. Happy Holi!

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