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Hanuman Jayanti 2024: Date, Time, Rituals, and Significance

Hanuman Jayanti 2024: Date, Time, Rituals, and Significance

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Hanuman Jayanti will be celebrated on April 23 this year. Lord Hanuman is one of Lord Ram’s most ardent supporters, and his birthday is celebrated as Hanuman Jayanti. His adherents celebrate the holiday with great passion and excitement. The auspicious event falls on a full moon day or the 15th day of Shukla Paksha in the Hindu calendar’s Chaitra month. It coincides with Chaitra Poornima.

Hanuman Jayanti 2024 Date

Tuesday, 23 April 2024
Poornima Tithi Begins at 03:25 AM on Apr 23, 2024
Poornima Tithi Ends at 05:18 AM on Apr 24, 2024

The Hanuman Chalisa is also recited by devotees. Devotees should place Lord Hanuman’s image in the east and begin offering prayers to him while holding clean Ganga water in one hand. On Hanuman Jayanti, devotees should also take a vow.

Hanuman Jayanti Rituals

During Shani’s Satisati and Dhaiyaa, devotees should fast for the full day and pray to Lord Hanuman. Lord Shani promised Lord Hanuman that he would not bother his worshipers on this auspicious day, according to traditional Hindu belief. On this day, devotees are also thought to be able to solve their difficulties by praying to Lord Hanuman.

The Hanuman Chalisa is also recited by devotees. Devotees should place Lord Hanuman’s image in the east and begin offering prayers to him while holding clean Ganga water in one hand. On Hanuman Jayanti, devotees should also take a vow.

Chant the Following Mantras on Hanuman Jayanti 2024:

ओम हनुमंते नमः
ओम अंजनेय विद्माहे वायुपुत्रय धीमः तन्नो हनुमंत प्रचोदयात्
ओम भ्रां हनुमंते श्री राम दुते नमः
ओम दक्षिण मुखय पंचमुख हनुमते करलबदनाय
मंगल भवन अमंगलहरी द्रवु सो दशरथ अजीर बिहारी

Significance of Hanuman Jayanti

According to Indian mythology, Lord Hanuman was born to Anjana, the wife of Vanaraja Kesari, the Monkey King, when she was cursed by Muni Vishwamitra for disturbing him. Anjana is also said to have worshipped Lord Shiva in order to get free of the curse. Some say she worshipped him and pleaded with him to be a part of the kid in her womb. As a result, Hanuman is thought to be an avatar of Lord Shiva.

King Dasharatha is also said to have done the Putrakameshti yagna ceremony in order to have offspring. After performing the rite, he was given hallowed payasam. However, a kite seized a part of it, and Pawan Deva (the God of Wind) handed Hanuman to Anjana, and Hanuman was born. As a result, Hanuman is often referred to as Pawan Putra Hanuman.

Hanuman, a devotee of Lord Ram, played an important role in the Ramayana during the fight between Ram and Ravana. Hanuman is regarded as a symbol of power and energy, and is revered as a deity who triumphed over all odds.

Devotees chant Hanuman Chalisa and Sundar Kaand on Hanuman Jayanti to worship Hanuman and seek protection and blessing. Devotees also offer food and flowers to Hanuman, which they then distribute as prasad.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why is there 2 Hanuman Jayanti?

The birth of Lord Hanuman is commemorated on one Jayanti, while Hanuman Vijayam is commemorated on the other (Victory of Hanuman) The auspicious event of Hanuman Jayanti is commemorated to honour Lord Hanuman on the celebration of his birth anniversary. Every two years, the day is commemorated.

2. How is Hanuman Jayanti calculated?

Hanuman Janmotsav is commemorated in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh by a 41-day Diksha that begins on Chaitra Purnima and ends on the tenth day of Krishna Paksha in Vaishaka. Hanuman Janmotsav is celebrated in Maharashtra on the full moon day (Purnima) of the Hindu lunar month Chaitra.

3. Does Jayanti mean birthday?

It has nothing to do with one’s birthdate. According to M.A., it is a word to be used only for Krishna’s birth time because He was born at a very rare period. Krishna’s avatar day is called Sri Krishna Jayanthi because he was born in the muhurta known as Jayanthi. The word “jayanthi” does not signify “birth.”

4. Where is Lord Hanuman now?

He is one of the eight illustrious immortal figures. The monkey God, who is mentioned in the Ramayana and Mahabharata, is very much alive and well. We’ve known about his presence since the Treta Yuga, when Lord Rama first appeared, and then in the Dwapar Yuga, when Krishna appeared. We’ve relocated to Kalyuga.

5. Who killed Hanuman?

Hanuman was transported to a field the next day to be executed. But, to everyone’s surprise, none of the arrows fired at him were able to injure him since he continued to sing Lord Ram’s name. Ram came in and prepared to shoot Hanuman with his special weapon, the Brahmastra, as he was bound by his oath to Vishwamitra.