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Hanuman Jayanti - Tradition & Celebration

Hanuman Jayanti - Tradition & Celebration

Hanuman Jayanti 8 April Wednesday 2020

According to Hindu scriptures, the birth of Hanuman ji is considered on the full moon day of the Shukla Paksha of Chaitra month. Hanuman ji is considered the most influential deity in the Kali Yuga. This month Navaratri associated with Goddess Durga and Ram Navami, a festival dedicated to Ram Ji, was celebrated. Hanuman Jayanti will be celebrated on 8 April Wednesday 2020 this month, which has its own significance. Hanuman Jayanti is considered as the birthday of Bajrangbali. On the day of Hanuman Jayanti, people take long lines in front of Hanuman temple to have darshan of their adorable deity, then let us know when Hanuman Jayanti is in 2020, Hanuman Jayanti auspicious time, significance, method of worship, story, mantra and aarti.

Hanuman Jayanti Auspicious Time

  • 8 April Wednesday 2020
  • On April 7, 2020, the full moon date will start from 12 noon to 1 minute.
  • The full moon date will be closed on 8 April 2020 at 8.3 pm.

Shree panchmukhi hanuman

Ahiravan lit five lamps for Maa Bhavani, which were placed in five different places in five directions. Slaughter of Ahiravana was possible only when these five lamps were extinguished simultaneously. Therefore, Hanuman took the form of Panchmukhi to kill Ahiravan. The five faces of Shri Panchmukhi Hanuman are as follows, Varaha Mukha in the north direction, Narasimha Mukha in the south, Garuda Mukha in the west, Hayagreeva Mukha towards the sky and Hanuman Mukha in the east. Wearing this form, he extinguished all the five lamps and killed Ahiravana and freed Shri Rama and Lakshmana.

Hanuman ji's Puja Vidhi

Brahmacharya is specially taken care of in the worship of Hanuman ji. Therefore you should observe Brahmacharya in advance one day of Hanuman Jayanti. After this, sprinkle Gangajal on a checkpoint and after laying a cloth covered with red colored cloth on it, remember Lord Shri Rama and Mother and install the statue of Lord Rama, Sita and Hanuman ji on one outpost. After this, jasmine in front of Hanuman ji Light an oil lamp and offer them red flowers, chola and vermilion. After offering all these things, recite Hanuman Chalisa, mantras of Hanuman ji and Sri Rama Stuti. After this, after worshiping Hanuman ji duly and if possible, recite Ramayan on this day also. After worshiping Hanuman ji, do aarti from his incense and lamp. Offer them prasad of jaggery gram and boondi. After offering bhog, do apologize to Hanuman ji. Because often know some unknown or some mistake in worship. If possible, feed jaggery and gram on this day. It is considered auspicious to feed jaggery and gram to monkeys on this day.

Importance of Hanuman Jayanti

According to the scriptures, Lord Hanuman was born on this day. Bajrangbali was considered the 11th Rudra avatar of Lord Shiva. Hanuman ji's father's name was Kesari and mother's name was Anjana. Ram devotee Hanuman is also called Chiranjeevi which means never dying. Apart from Bajrangbali, Hanuman ji is also known as Pawansut, Mahavir, Balibima, Anjanisut, Sankat Mochan, Anjaneya, Maruti and Rudra. On the day of Hanuman Jayanti, devotees go to the temple and worship Bajrangbali with the rituals of worship. Also, on this day Hanuman ji is offered as Bhog of vermilion and Prasad of Bundi. This day is said to be quite special for Hanuman devotees.

Hanuman Jayanti Festival

Hanuman Jayanti is a very religious festival in Hinduism. It is celebrated with great reverence and faith. On this day, Hanuman devotees start queuing in long queues to see Hanuman temple. The worship of the idol of God starts in the temples from morning itself. In temples, devotees offer water, milk, etc. to the idol of God and offer vermilion and oil to God. The vermilion on the idol of Hanumanji is very sacred, the devotees apply Tilak of this vermilion on their forehead. There is a belief behind this that through this tilak they will also become powerful, energetic and restrained like Hanuman with the grace of Hanumanji. On this day, the program of Prasad distribution starts in the temples from morning itself. In every temple there is a flow of devotees. Bhandare is also organized in many temples to commemorate Hanuman Jayanti. A large number of devotees, Hanuman devotees reach the temples.

Hanuman's importance for Hindu devotees

The main purpose of the birth of Hanumanji is that the divine soul, who has descended on earth as a human being, is considered to avoid every calamity. In Hinduism, Hanumanji is considered a symbol of strength, vigor and energy. On the basis of many stories, the birth of Hanumanji has been told in different forms in different eras. While in Tretayuga he joined Sri Rama as a servant and devotee of Sri Rama, while in the Dwapar Yuga during the war between the Pandavas and the Kauravas, the chariot with Shri Krishna, who was the charioteer of Arjuna (an incarnation of Rama). Arjuna was protected by wearing a hair on top of it. Hanumanji has also been considered as the form of Shiva. In every Hanuman temple, Shiva idol or Shivling is installed. Therefore, they are also known as raudras.

How was Kesari Nandan Maruti named Hanuman?

There is a famous anecdote associated with it. This incident took place in Hanumanji's childhood. One day Maruti woke up from his sleep and was hungry. They saw red ripe fruit on a tree nearby. Which they left to eat. Actually, what Maruti considered red ripe fruit was Suryadev. It was the day of Amavasya and Rahu was about to eclipse the Sun. But before they could eclipse the sun, Hanuman ji swallowed the sun. Rahu could not understand what was happening? He sought help from Indra. When Lord Hanuman did not liberate Suryadev on repeated requests of Indradev, Indra struck at his face with barge, which freed Suryadev. At the same time, Maruti faintly falls from the sky towards the earth. Pawandev gets angry with this incident and takes Maruti with him in a cave. As a result, there is a quarrel in the creatures on Earth. To stop this destruction, all the Gods urge Pawan Dev to renounce their wrath and flow life on earth. All the gods bestow many divine powers as a boon to Maruti and grant them a boon to be worshiped under the name Hanuman. From that day onwards, Maruti was named Hanuman.

Hanuman ji Birth Story

Ram bhakta Hanuman ji is considered the most influential deity of the Kali-yuga and the 11th Rudra avatar of Lord Shiva. According to the mythology, the time when the Asuras and the Gods churned the ocean for the elixir. Then the gods and asuras started fighting among themselves for nectar. After this, Lord Vishnu took the form of Mohini. When Lord Shiva saw the siren form of Lord Vishnu, Lord Shankar indulged in lust. At that time Lord Shiva gave up his semen. Pawan Dev installed that semen in Anjana's womb.

After which Hanuman ji was born from Anjana's womb. It is also believed that Vanraj Kesari and Anjana did severe penance of Lord Shiva. Pleased with his penance, Lord Shiva gave him a boon that he would be born from Anjana's womb. Hanuman ji is also known as Vayuputra. Because the time when Hanuman ji swallowed the sun. At that time Indra attacked him with Vraj. After which Pawan Dev stopped the flow of air from the three worlds. After this, all the gods gave blessings to Hanuman ji.

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