Hanuman Jayanti is the most popular festival in India that is celebrated in honor of the birth anniversary of Lord Hanuman. Lord Hanuman epitomizes loyalty, power, strength
Hanuman Jayanti is the most popular festival in India that is celebrated in honor of the birth anniversary of Lord Hanuman. Lord Hanuman epitomizes loyalty, power, strength, knowledge, and sincere devotion. He is Lord Shiva’s 11th Rudra Avatar. Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated on Chaitra Purnima each year. As per the Gregorian Calendar, it usually falls in March or April every year. Hanuman Ji is the sincere Bhakt of Lord Rama, who is believed to end all the miseries and sufferings of the devotees. He is also recognized by other names such as Bajrangbali Ji, Maruti, Kesari Nandan, Pawan Putra, and Anjaneya. Worshipping Bajrangbali Ji is believed to provide wisdom, courage, and strength to all the followers. On the day of Hanuman Jayanti, the devotees observe fast and have “Satvik Bhojan.” They visit the temple and offer red sindoor and flowers to Lord Hanuman. The “Shobha Yatra” is also performed on this day.
When is Hanuman Jayanti 2023? – Date and Day
This year, the Hanuman Jayanti will be observed on the 6th of April, 2023, Thursday. The Jayanti term is derived from the Sanskrit words – Jaya (meaning victory) and Anta (meaning end or in the end). Lord Hanuman played a very important role in Ramayana and is one of the most significant characters of Ramayana.
Significance, Rituals, and Wishes
Worshipping Lord Hanuman helps the devotees eliminate all the negative energy and auras and bring positivity and positive energy into their lives. It also acts as a shield for the followers and devotees. As mentioned earlier also, the devotees visit Lord Hanuman Temples and offer Red Sindoor to the Lord. They may also offer “Tulsi Mala” and a Triangular Red Flag on which the name of Lord Rama should be engraved. The devotees recite Hanuman Chalisa, and then aarti is to be performed. “Laddoos” or “Boondi Daana” are offered as Bhog or Prashad to Lord Hanuman, and then this Prashad is distributed among all the devotees to get Bajrangbali Ji’s blessings. As per the best astrologer, purity, and cleanliness should be maintained while performing Pooja to Lord Hanuman. If Pooja is performed with “Nishtha” or sincere devotion, then it is believed that Lord Hanuman gives “Pratayksha Darshan” in today’s modern world also to his devotees. We wish you all a Very Happy Hanuman Jayanti. May all the worries and negativity be removed from everyone’s life with Lord Hanuman’s blessings, and peace, perfection, and good luck prevail.