Significane of Hanuman Jayanti

Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated to commemorate the birth of Pavanputra Hanuman Ji. It is celebrated on the 15th day of the month of Chaitra according to Hindu Calender. This year Hanuman Jayanti is on 4th April 2015. People starts gathering in Temples from early morning itself on this auspicious day of the birth of Lord Hanuman to offer their prayers.

Lord Hanuman is known for his fervent devotion towards Lord Ram. Hanuman Ji is the ideogram of strength and power; He has the power to vanquish evil spirits also. He is able to assume any shape, size and form. He is believed to be the eleventh incarnation of Lord Shiva. Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated with great fervor and gusto throughout the country. While the celebrations of Hanuman Jayanti differ from state to state, some common events and activities are same at all places. These customs and traditions will be seen this year too i.e. on Hanuman Jayanti in 2015. Here are some common ways to celebrate Hanuman Jayanti.


1. Fruits, especially banana and sweets, are offered to Mahavira.
2. As Hanuman Ji is Vanara (Monkey) God; therefore, monkeys are also honored and served on Hanuman Jayanti.
3. Hanuman Chalisa is recited and heard by the devotees.
4. Some men are seen observing fast (Vrat) on Hanuman Jayanti.
5. Specials programmes (Nautankee) depicting the bravery and courage of Lord Hanuman or Mahavira are also organized on Hanuman Jayanti.


Apart these, it is a tradition to put orange color vermillion on the forehead taken from the feet of the idol of Hanuman Ji. Laddoos are offered as Prasad on the day of Hanuman Jayanti. wishes you a very happy Hanuman Jayanti. May God Hanuman bestow strength and courage on you and your family.

On this auspicious day order Prasad from Hanuman Temple, Delhi -


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