A total lunar eclipse is taking place on coming November 8, Tuesday, the full moon day in the month of Kattik.
According to the Nepal Calendar Determination Committee, the eclipse will occur since moonrise at 5:11 pm. It will be visible following the sunset at 5:11 pm. According to Committee executive director Surya Prasad Dhungel, the eclipse will end at 6: 34 pm. It will be visible from Nepal for one hour and 23 minutes.
As per religious belief, normal people other children, aged and sick should restrain themselves from taking food since 8:11 am (before nine hours of the eclipse) to avoid the eclipse’s possible harm.
Practice of meditation and religious worship are considered to be beneficial during the eclipse. Prior to this, the solar eclipse occurred on October 25.