Every year Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated by the people of India to commemorate the birth of Vanara God, Lord Hanuman. The day annually falls in the month of Chaitra (Chaitra Pournima) on full moon day. Hanuman Jayanti Date 2017 falls on 11th April 2017, and people offer prayers to God. Many people across the country follow Hanuman Jayanti Puja Vidhi.
Lord Hanuman is a dedicated disciple of Lord Rama and worshipped by the Hindu people all over India for his deep devotion to the God Rama. On that day, Hanuman temples are decorated with flowers, flags, and all the temples are filled with full of crowd. The actual celebrations start in the early morning by taking the holy bath.
People worship Lord Hanuman as a symbol of strength, magical powers, devotion and energy. As a part of Hanuman Jayanti Puja Vidhi, People read Hanuman Chalisa which was an ability to conquer the evil spirits and provide strength and courage. Devotees visit temples, apply red tilak to the Hanuman idol, read Hanuman Chalisa and offer prasadam. People chant mantras by giving arati to the Lord and make a round of the temple.
Hanuman Jayanti Puja Time
- Purnima Tithi Begins = 10:22 on 10th April 2017
- Purnima Tithi Ends = 11:37 on 11th April 2017
After completion of pooja rituals, people apply red sindur on their foreheads and distribute prasadam. According to the regional beliefs, Devotees observe the festival on different dates and Hanuman Jayanti Puja Time as per the region. In the northern parts of the country, the festival mostly celebrated during Chaitra Pournima. Collect some best Hanuman Jayanti Images from this page and share with your family and friends. It is the festival which is celebrated with great enthusiasm in a cultural and traditional way.