Hanuman Jayanti 2021 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. People start 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 2021 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.
Beliefs Of Worshiping Hanuman
Worshiping Hanuman will offer you protection in every critical situation in life. He is also worshiped to win over demons. There are several prayers or mantras that are used to worship this monkey God. However, Hanuman Chalisa is the most famous one. He bestows purity of mind to and removes all kinds of blemishes of wrongdoing from our mind.
Ways of Worshiping Hanuman:
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. Hanuman Jayanti 2018 is celebrated on Saturday, 31 March, On this auspicious day OnlineTemple Wishes all the Devotees across the world a very Happy and Blessed Hanuman Jayanti.