Hanuman is mostly known as the passionate devotee of Lord Rama. He himself is worshiped as a god among the religious Hindus. He is commonly known as the Brangbali and plays a central character in the Hindu Epic Ramayana. We can find his name in various other religious and mythological texts. This deity looks like a vanara or monkey. In Hindu Puranas he is mentioned as an incarnation of Lord Shiva. Hanuman is the son of Anjana and Kesari and he was born in the Benaras. The name of Hanuman has many histories. Some ancient texts suggest that it is derived from Hanu means “Jaw” and man or “mant” that means “Disfigured”. That means Hanuman means one who has a disfigured jaw. He is also famous as the son of deity Vayu, the God of wind.
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
There are some certain rules of worshiping Hanuman. You have to have an idol of the deity in front of you. Have some incense sticks and deep or lamp in front of the idol and start chanting the Hanuman Chalisa. You should offer Him Laddus; which is a type of sweet popular among the Indians. This is His favorite food. You should worship Hanuman on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
Religious Festivals Based On Hanuman
Hanuman Jayanti is one of the famous festivals among the Hindus. It is celebrated to memorialize the birth of Lord Hanuman. It is a one day festival which is celebrated on the Chaitra Purnima. It is an annual festival.
Benefits of Worshipping Lord Ganesha
The worshipping of the God leads to destroying of the evils and gives success to his devotees. He is worshipped as the God of knowledge, wisdom, wealth and education.
Benefits Of Worshiping Lord Hanuman
Lord Hanuman is the symbol of strength and power. He offers purity of mind and strength of body to his devotees. You can get rid of various issues including family problems or health issues if he pray to Lord Hanuman every day.
Regions Where Hanuman Is Mostly Worshiped
Being a Hindu Go, Hanuman is mostly worshiped in various parts of India. People of North India celebrate the Hanuman Jayanti more than the people of other parts of India. Apart from India, this deity is well known in Thailand also.