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Witness October's Partial Eclipse in 2023!

The moon has always been intriguing for poets, artists, and die-hard romantics. This luminary is imbued with mysterious powers, and this is how it manages to keep everyone in awe.
Each phase of the moon significantly influences the mind, like the fluctuations in the water bodies. With its changing modes, it can cause the human mind to act in erratic ways that go beyond our comprehension.

During the eclipse, everything will slow down, and you’ll find yourself trying to manage your energies that are rushing out of hand. Delve into this article to find out the impacts of this lunar eclipse and what you can do to manage its looney energies!

October Lunar Eclipse - Date and Time 📅⏰

The partial lunar eclipse happens on October 28th, when the moon will pass through the earth’s shadow between 01:06 and 02:23 IST. This eclipse will not be as spectacular as we expect it to be, but it will be the biggest lunar eclipse until 2025.
To be precise, the lunar eclipse will begin on October 28 at 11.31 p.m. and end on October 29 at 3.36 a.m.
The entire lunar eclipse will last for 4 hours and 25 minutes, of which the partial eclipse will be visible for around 1 hour and 18 minutes
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🔍🌍In which places will the lunar eclipse be visible?

The lunar eclipse will be visible from all places where the moon is above the horizon.
In Other parts of the world include Asia, Russia, Africa, America, Europe, Antarctica, and Oceania.
During the partial lunar eclipse, 6 percent of the moon’s surface will be covered by the earth’s umbra. As a result, a part of the moon will appear darkened, as if someone has cut out a piece of this luminous pie.
At the point of its greatest eclipse, the moon will lie 68 degrees above the horizon. In India, this moment of the great eclipse will transpire at 1:45 a.m., when a total of 12 percent of the entire moon’s surface will seemingly vanish in the shadows of the Earth.

In which constellation will the October eclipse occur?

Taurus 🐂 : the fixed modality
The October lunar eclipse is taking place in the constellation of Taurus. Taurus is a fixed sign and has Venus as its ruling planet and Earth as its predominant element. Earth is all about balance, stability, and endurance. A charged-up ‘bull’ symbolises this sign.
Taurus, or the male cow, precisely represents the unity of spirit and matter, heaven and earth, and inner peace and outer fullness. Taurus being the fusion of extremes, this lunar eclipse will surely be an emotional rollercoaster ride for all of us.

The biggest eclipse until 2025 and its subtle nuances—what does it all mean?

Spilling some of the coffee beans is inevitable when the lunar eclipse froths up this October. Secrets, transformations, illicit romances—everything that you had kept subterranean shall come up. Be it for a short span of time, this eclipse will scoop up something vital from you, something that you have been escaping for all this time.
Here are three things you can do to make the most of this clam-like eclipse!
1. Break the old patterns 🔄
The lunar eclipse of October is a subtle one. Happening in Taurus, an emotional sign of Taurus, the lunar eclipse will bring your hidden emotions and subconscious patterns to the surface.
Though the span of this eclipse is hardly 4 hours and 25 minutes, your deep-seated wounds, rooted fears, and old pains will reappear.
This is your chance!
Free yourself from the old clutter. Cleanse your mind and get rid of the negativity that you've been carrying for so long.
2. Embrace the changes 🌱
In the process of cutting yourself off from the negativity, you might see an end to a lot of your relationships.
Ending ties with toxic people will pave the way for your growth and evolution. This lunar eclipse is around the corner to catalyse your evolution. This is the best time to let go of people or things that are hurting you.
The entire point is to embrace the changes and move ahead gracefully.
3. Be open to the messages from the universe 🌌🔮
The October lunar eclipse will bring your negative energies to the surface. Once you allow the cleansing process to happen, you’ll create space for the optimistic energies of the universe to naturally percolate into your system.
These energies could be in the form of messages.
These messages could be through numbers, songs, words, physical signs, people, dreams, symbols, objects—it could be anything. The message could be in any form that’s unique to you. Be open and alert to these messages the universe is dropping you during this eclipse.

How will the October lunar eclipse impact you? 🌕💫

The lunar eclipse, though subtle, will have a huge impact on all 12 zodiac signs. These 12 signs of the zodiac are divided into three modalities depending on the nature of these signs: fixed, cardinal, and mutable. These modalities reflect the behavioural patterns of each zodiac sign.
Fixed Zodiac Signs
The fixed signs of the zodiac are Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, and Aquarius. If you belong to any of these zodiacs, it's time for you to nurture your relationships with your close ones.
Not only preserve your love but add to it.
Reliability is your strongest trait, but this eclipse could notch up your stubbornness. Express love and gratitude to all those who have supported you through highs and lows.
Cardinal Zodiac Signs
The cardinal signs of the zodiac are Aries, Cancer, Libra, and Capricorn. This is the best time to understand yourself better, set goals, make plans, and figure out what’s important to you.
But don’t forget to rest as you restructure yourself.
Basically, remodel yourself!
As you heal, let go of your old set of habits and beliefs. This lunar eclipse will give you the power to create a new you!
Mutable Zodiac Signs
The mutable zodiac signs are Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, and Pisces. For you, nurturing yourself is at the core of this lunar eclipse. Steal time from your busy schedules and get out doing what you like.
Chocolate baths, spas, dinner dates with your friends, nature walks, meditation practices—there's a lot you can do before, during, and immediately after this eclipse finishes.
Prioritize self-care and you’ll see some major shifts happening in your life during this eclipse.

How do you see the October lunar eclipse? Would you just want to see it or harness the power of these lunar energies?

You can see the cosmic adventure happening on October 28 with your naked eye! All you need is a cup of your favourite drink, a comfy chair, and a bunch of your family and friends. Step outside. This time, the eclipse is really subtle, with a minuscule part of the moon being invisible. So, you’ll have to focus a little harder to witness the most subtle eclipse.
But gazing at this cosmic show is all you’d want to do, or instead, channel its energies to promote deeper healing.
Here are the two best and easiest methods to avail of the most subtle energies of this eclipse.
1) Work with the crystals 🔮
Let’s keep it simple. When you step out to see the lunar eclipse, you can either carry the crystals, keep them in your pocket, or even better, meditate with them. The lunar energies here are chaotic and super-powerful.
To aid the shifts these energies bring to your conscience, the best crystals are serpentine and hematite. There are other crystals, too. But these crystals are grounded in nature and enable you to balance your emotions.
  • Serpentine 🌿🧘 - Serpentine is a brilliant green stone often blotched or splattered and resembles snake skin. Serpentine facilitates meditation. It also naturally stimulates your crown chakra and sharpens your psychic abilities. Use this magnanimous crystal to revamp your energies, clear your chakras, and soothe your anxiety.
  • Hematite⚖️🌑 - Hematite is primarily a grounding stone. Lunar energies could make you a bit disruptive during this time, leading to a lot of physical movements. Carrying hematite with you as the moon approaches its eclipse will give you that extra stability.
2) Journal your thoughts 📝
Write down what you feel. Spending this lunar time with your friends and family is great. But spending time alone and writing your thoughts will enable you to heal faster. If you’re calling a few friends over, avoid alcohol and heavy food. Talk to them about your feelings instead. Listen to their stories as well! This is the best time to nurture your relationships—with yourself and with the people around you.

Endearing Takeaways for the October Lunar Eclipse 🌌

  • Be active, but take adequate rest.
  • Love others, but take care of yourself first.
  • Loll in inner peace but strive to fulfil material desires.
  • Gauge your success, but remain grounded.

October Lunar Eclipse and Its Conclusion 🌑🔚

For a brief time, the moon will enter the shadows of the earth. This brief time holds the power to change your life. Emotional shifts will show you the pathways that are essential for your evolution.
The time before and after the eclipse is crucial too. The time before the eclipse spins the heavenly bodies to prepare for the major changes and the time after that prepares us to digest these changes.
It's not only during the time of the eclipse that you need to be watchful about your bodily systems. Watch yourself before and after the eclipse! You’ll be surprised to see that you’ve indeed undergone some major transformations.
The October lunar eclipse can have a powerful impact on your psyche. All you have to do is watch these changes, digest them, and see how you can apply them to your practical life and get the most out of your potential.

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