Hanuman Jayanti 2023: History And Significance

Hanuman Jayanti 2023: History And Significance

April 6, 2023, 1:52 p.m.

The festival of Hanuman Jayanti holds great significance in the Hindu religion. It is also known as Hanumath Jayanti, Hanuman Janamotsav, Anjaneya Jayanti, and Bajrangbali Jayanti. Lord Hanuman is the son of Mata Anjana and Kesari. He is also described as the son of Vayu Deva (Wind God).

On this day, devotees of Lord Hanuman celebrate the birth anniversary of Maruti Nandan with much pomp. People visit temples, worship Lord Hanuman, decorate places of worship, wear new clothes, and observe fasts. According to the Hindu Calendar, Hanuman Jayanti falls on the Purnima Tithi of Shukla Paksha during the Chaitra month.

Hanuman Jayanti 2023 Date:

According to Panchang, Hanuman Jayanti falls on April 6, Thursday. However, the Purnima Tithi will start on April 5 at 9:19 am and end on April 6 at 10:04 am.

Hanuman Jayanti 2023 Significance and History:

Hanuman Jayanti is observed as the birth anniversary of Lord Hanuman, an ardent devotee of Lord Rama and one of the central figures of the Hindu epic Ramayana. Therefore, the origin of Lord Hanuman's birth is linked to Lord Ram's era. According to Panchang, it is believed that Lord Hanuman was born during Chaitra Purnima just after sunrise on Mangalwar (Tuesday). He was born during Chitra Nakshatra and Mesha Lagna.

Lord Hanuman is said to be an incarnation of Mahadeva and the possessor of Ashta Siddhi and Nav Nidhi. He represents eternal energy, loyalty and devotion. Praying to Lord Hanuman helps bring harmony, strength and success into one's life.

Hanuman Jayanti 2023 Celebrations:

Denuman Jayanti 2023 Celebrations:votees celebrate Hanuman Jayanti by observing a day-long fast, visiting the Hanuman temple, offering sindoor (red vermilion) to Lord Hanuman, reading Sunderkand Path, and praying to Lord Hanuman.

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