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The Science Behind the Rather 'Feared' Eclipses, According to Vedas

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While the rest of the world dreaded eclipses and connected them with all manner of paranormal phenomena, the Vedas already had a very proper and scientific explanation. The next extract demonstrates that they were aware that the moon was not self-illuminated. Rig Veda 5.40.5 "Oh, Sun! When you are blocked by the one to whom you have given your own light (moon), Earth is terrified by abrupt darkness."

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