Hanuman Jayanti celebrates the birth of Lord Hanuman. This auspicious day falls on the full moon day of the Hindu lunar month of Chaitra, which usually falls in March or April. Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm by Hindus all over the world.
Lord Hanuman is known for his immense strength, devotion, and loyalty to Lord Rama. He is considered to be a symbol of courage, strength, and devotion, and is worshipped by millions of Hindus.
The significance of Hanuman Jayanti lies in the fact that it is believed to be the day on which Lord Hanuman was born. It is believed that Lord Hanuman was born to the wind god Vayu and his wife Anjana. Lord Hanuman is also considered to be an incarnation of Lord Shiva, and is therefore worshipped by many devotees of Lord Shiva as well.
Hanuman Jayanti 2023 Date: April 6, Thursday.
Purnima Tithi Begins: April 05, 2023 9:19 AM.
Purnima Tithi Ends: April 06, 2023 10:04 AM.
On the day of Hanuman Jayanti, devotees wake up early in the morning and take a bath. They then visit a Hanuman temple and offer prayers and offerings to Lord Hanuman. The offerings may include flowers, fruits, sweets, and other items that are considered to be dear to Lord Hanuman. The devotees also recite the Hanuman Chalisa, a hymn dedicated to Lord Hanuman, and other Hanuman mantras.
In some parts of India, a special puja is performed on Hanuman Jayanti, which involves offering 108 betel leaves to Lord Hanuman. This is believed to be a way of seeking his blessings and protection. Some devotees also observe a fast on Hanuman Jayanti, which is believed to help them attain spiritual and material benefits.