Hanuman Jayanti – Importance and Significance

Hanuman Jayanti is one of the most Favorite festivals to remember the birth of Lord Hanuman Ji. It is said that Lord Hanuman Ji was born on a full moon day in the Chaitra month.

It is the Birthday of Lord Hanuman Ji. He is also called as  Maruti, Anjaniputra, Pawan Putra, Kesari Nandan in various places of  all over India and other parts of the world.

This day is considered auspicious because of character Lord Hanuman Ji depicted from a very young age.  Lord Hanuman Ji is described as the ultimate symbol of devotion, perseverance, humility, and strength. Lord Hanuman Ji is said to be an ardent devotee of Lord Rama.

Importance and Significance of the festival Lord Hanuman Jayanti

Lord Hanuman Ji is no ordinary boy who was born in the Chaitra month. This young hero gained fame within epic story of Ramayana. People resort to take help fromLord Hanuman Ji because they believe that if you need the blessings from Lord Ram, you can find an answer to it only by pleasing Lord Hanuman Ji. 


Legendary stories explain that Lord Hanuman ji played a phenomenal role in the Ramayana epic story. The monkey God had the strength, Tough and bravery to fight and protect Sita (wife of Lord Rama). Lord Hanuman Ji was send by his chief Sugriva to help Rama find his kidnapped wife. As per the legendary story, she was kidnapped by Ravan- the evil king. Lord Hanuman Ji rescued her and for this Lord Rama blessed him with a lot of boons and a lot of immortal powers.

Hanuman Jayanti in Different Places

In many places, the birth of Lord Hanuman Ji is celebrated in a different manner. 

In the state of Karnataka, the day is called as Lord Hanuman Ji Vratam and is celebrated on Shukla Paksha Trayodashi of the  Margashirsha month.

 In Tamil Nadu and Kerala Telangana, it is observed on Margashirsha Amavasya and this falls in the months of January or maybe December.

In Andhra Pradesh, it is said that the festival and its  the subsidiary prayers take place for about 41 days. The festival begins on the day of Chaitra Purnima and finally closes on tenth day of Krishna Paksha of the Vaishakha month.


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