Hanuman Jayanti 2019: Lord Hanuman is a devotee of Sri Rama. As per Hindu calendar, Hanuman Jayanti is observed on the 15th day of Shukla Paksha in the month of Chaitra. Lord Hanuman birth anniversary is celebrated as Hanuman Jayanti. Mainly India and Nepal will celebrate Hanuman Jayanti.
Why We Celebrate The Hanuman Jayanti
Hanuman is the central figure in the epic of Ramayana. All the people across the world celebrate Hanuman Jayanti. People go to temples to offer prayers to Lord Hanuman. Also, people believe that Lord Hanuman will bless them if they offer prayers with great devotion.
The parents of Hanuman are Anjana and Kesari. Lord Hanuman has different names. They are
- Kesari Nandan
- Bajrang Bali
Also, people believe that if they worship Lord Hanuman, he will give them strength and remove evil which surrounds them.
In the state of Tamil Nadu, people celebrate Hanuman Jayanti on Margazhi month of Moola Nakshatra. Also, people will celebrate the festival on the full-moon day in the month of Chaitra in Maharashtra. In the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, people celebrate the festival by performing Diksha of 41 days.
Hanuman Jayanti 2019 Celebrations
The Diksha will start on Chaitra Purnima and conclude it on the tenth day of Krishna Paksha in the month of Vaishaka. Also, this year people started Diksha on March 9 and ends on April 19. So, this year, Telugu states will celebrate Hanuman Jayanthi on April 19th.
Finally, people prepare sweets and offer as prasad to Lord Hanuman. Also, people worship Hanuman with Betel leaves. It seems that Sita Devi blessed Hanuman with Betel leaves, so the tradition follows.
In Karnataka, people celebrate the festival in the name of Hanuman Vratam. People celebrate the festival on Shukla Paksha Trayodashi which comes in Margashirsha month. Also, many people read Hanuman Chalisa after offering prayers to Lord Hanuman.
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Happy Hanuman Jayanti 2019 Celebrations
Mainly the celebrations of Hanuman Jayanti 2019 starts in the early morning with special poojas. All the devotees of Lord Hanuman wake up early in the morning and have a fresh shower bath. Then they offer prayers to Lord Hanuman by visiting the nearest temples and show their devotion to the god Hanuman. People believe that worshipping Hanuman on this special day makes them free from all the evil spirits. This is so because Hanuman is known to be the symbol of all the magical powers.
People decorate Hanuman statue with Sindoor fully and they apply it to their foreheads. This symbolizes good luck and health. This is the main part of Hanuman Jayanti 2019 Celebrations. Few people also make garlands out of Betel leaves and decorate Hanuman. After completion of Pooja, Hatrathi and more they also prepare special prasadam and offer it To Lord Hanuman on this special Hanuman Jayanti 2019.
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