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Introduction

'Hanuman Jayanti' is an important festival of Hindus. Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated as the birthday of the great god 'Hanuman'. It is also called 'Hanumath Jayanti'. It is celebrated all over India. It falls on the full moon of Chaitra month according to Hindu calendar.

Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated every year by the people in India to commemorate the birth of Hindu Lord, Hanuman. It is celebrated annually in the Hindi month of Chaitra (Chaitra Pournima) on 15th day of the Shukla Paksha.

Hanuman was the eleventh avtar of Shiva. Hanuman took this form to help Rama in his war against Ravana. The loyalty and might of Hanuman are extolled in the Ramayana. He is worshipped as a symbol of physical strength, perseverance and devotion.

 

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How to Celebrate Hanuman Jayanti?

It is celebrated to mark the birth of the Vanara lord, Hanuman. Devotee starting flocking the Hanuman temples since early in the morning to worship him. Devotees perform holy Puja in temples dedicated to Sree Hanuman or at Home. Some of the important puja rituals include offering red vermillion with ghee to the idol of Hanuman. Red flowers, cotton wool leaves with areca nut, fruits especially bananas, ladoos are offered and diyas are lit.

Devotees recite the Hanuman Chalisa and Bajrang Baan and perform ‘arti’. Singing and poring over religious texts is done at dawn and later ‘prasad’. Distribution ceremony is held.

In Western India, the practice of fasting a day before the Hanuman Jayanti is Prevailing, whereas in Northern India, the general practice is to observe fasting on the day Hanuman Jayanti is held. Hanuman Jayanti is an occasion to remember Lord Hanuman's unbridled devotion to Lord Rama and his Adventures of daring.

 

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Significance of Hanuman Jayanti

Hanuman avatar is considered as the 11th Rudra avatar of the Lord Siva with great devotion, strength, knowledge, divine power, bravery, intelligence, spirit for selfless service and etc.

Hanuman Jayanti celebration indicates the balanced coexistence of the whole human fraternity with the nature’s beyond belief creature, Lord Hanuman from Vanara community. Hanuman Jayanti is the most auspicious time to worship him to assimilate all his great qualities in our human capacity.

People from the Hindu religion worship Lord Hanuman as a divine creature.  There are many names through which Lord Hanuman is famous among his devotees like Bajrangabali, Pavanasuta, Pavankumar, Mahavira, Balibima, Marutsuta, Anjanisut, Sankat Mochan, Anjaneya, Maruti, Rudra and many more.

Hanuman avatar is considered as the 11th Rudra avatar of the Lord Siva with great devotion, strength, knowledge, divine power, bravery, intelligence, spirit for selfless service and etc. He has devoted his life only for his Lord Rama and Mata Sita and never shows his bravery and intelligence without any purpose. The devotees of the Lord Hanuman always pray him for getting blessed with the same for their bright future.

 

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