Tuesday is the most auspicious day to worship Lord Hanuman, the great Lord of strength, valor, devotion and courage. Let us recollect the most appropriate way to worship Lord Hanuman today and receive His divine blessings.
Lord Hanuman or Anjaneya is the son of Kesari and Anjana Devi and an incarnation of Lord Shiva. The great Lord is also known as Chiranjeevi as He received the boon of immortality. His devotion to Lord Ram is unparalleled and His glories are also mentioned in the Mahabharata when He humbled Bhima and blessed him. Devotees worship Lord Hanuman for protection from the malefic effects of planet Saturn and to overcome fear.
The most important items required for Hanumanji puja are:
Devotees begin puja of Lord Hanuman by remembering Lord Ganesha and invoking His blessings. The following mantras are chanted to receive the Lord’s blessings.
“Aum shree Ramdut Hanumate Namah: Deepam Darshayami” - This mantra is chanted while lighting the earthen lamp.
“Aum shree Ramdut Hanumate Namah: Dhoopam Agrapayami” – This mantra is chanted while offering Dhoopam or incense sticks.
“Aum Shree Ramdut Hanumate Namah: Gandham Samarpayami” - This mantra is chanted while offering sindoor.
“Aum Shree Ramdut Hanumate Namah: Pushpam Samarpyami” – This mantra is chanted after offering flowers.
“Aum shree Ramdut Hanumate Namah: Naivaidyam Nivedayami” – This mantra is chanted while offering the naivedyam.
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