Hanuman Jayanti 2016
In 2016 Hanuman Jayanti celebrated on Saturday, 22 April. On the auspicious day of Hanuman Jayanti, crowds of people are seen in the Hanuman temple, worshipping and honoring the God. If you are suffering with ill-effects of any graha then Lord Mahavira Hanuman will remove them all.
Hanuman Jayanti is also known as Hanumath Jayanti. The fortunate day of Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated as the Lord Hanuman’s birthday.
Hanuman Jayanti occurs on Full Moon day (Chaitra Purnima). Lord Hanuman is the son of Kesari and Anjana. In Hanuman’s birth Pavan Deva also played a major role. This is the reason why Rudra is also recognized as son of Vayu, Pavan Putra.
Lord Hanuman is the 11th avatar of God Shiva. Bajrangbali (Hanuman) spent his whole life in Lord Rama and Goddess Sita’s service. It is highly believed that reading of Hanuman Chalisa brings success, wealth and health and assists in overcoming from all kinds of fear.
Birth of Bajrangbali or Lord Hanuman
Mahavira or Hanuman is the Anjana’s son, she was an Apsara. Apsara was born in form of female monkey (Vanara) on earth. To get released from curse, it was required for her to offer birth to an incarnation of Lord Shiva. For this Kesari and Anjana (Hanuman’s Father) performed puja of God Shiva with full intense Tapasya and devotion. Their respect and dedication towards the God pleased Lord Shiva. Hence, God gave them boon and eventually Lord Hanuman was born. Therefore, Lord Mahavira Mahaveer is also called an avatar of Lord Shiva.
Hanuman Jayanti festival
Why Idol of Lord Hanuman’s is in always Reddish Orange?
Once Maa Sita was applying vermilion (Sindoor) as per other beliefs. With curiosity, once Lord Hanuman asked her mother the reason behind it. She explained Hanuman that she did because of her husband’s longevity. Maa Sita told Hanuman that she applies more vermilion so that the life of God Rama would be longer. For this reason, Sankat Mochan or Hanuman idols are smeared with vermilion always.
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Hanuman Jayanti worldwide celebration
Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated with great joy, zeal and happiness. During sunrise Lord Hanuman was born, so people offer prayers and Maruti is worshipped before sunrise. Throughout the country Hanuman Jayanti is enjoyed or celebrated with great zeal to respect Anjaneya or Bajrangbali.
Maharashtra: In the month of Chaitra, Maharashtra people celebrate the Hanuman Jayanti. With all rituals and traditions Lord Bajarangbali is worshipped and honored with pure soul, mind and heart.
Tamil Nadu and Kerala: In the month of Margazhi, people of Kerala and Tamil Nadu celebrate the Hanuman Jayanti. Reason behind this is that Local people believe that Mahavira or Rudra was born in Margazhi month.
Orissa: People of Orissa celebrate Hanuman Jayanti in the month of April. On the auspicious day of Hanuman Jayanti, devotees of Lord Hanuman visit Sankat Mochan temple to seek blessings.
Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh: People of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh celebrate the birthday of Hanuman in the Vaisakha Month’s 10th day.
Events or Activities done on Birthday of Hanuman (Hanuman Jayanti)
Lord Hanuman is the most dedicated Lord Rama devotee and is worshipped and honored on a big level by Hindu community. This day is celebrated in traditional way with great excitement and spirit.
To make 2016, Hanuman Jayanti a fruitful one, people can visit temple of Maruti and worship the deity. According to tradition, red vermilion mark (tilak) is applied on idol of Lord Hanuman forehead and offered Laddoos. Along with Mantra of Hanuman, aarti and Hanuman Chalisa is recited. After completing all rituals, devotees apply vermilion (sindoor) on their forehead and then distribute sweet (Laddoo) as Prasad.
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Throughout the country birthday of Lord Hanuman is celebrated with great gusto and fervor. Celebration of this day differs in every state; some common activities and events are observed throughout the country. Now, take a view into these common means which will be seen in 2016 Hanuman Jayanti.
The Pillar of Victory, Courage and Strength: Lord Hanuman
Hanuman is the embodiment of victory and strength. Lord Rama’s dependence on Hanuman to get the Sanjeevani Booti (miraculous herb) proves that Lord Hanuman has courage and strength to do any impossible work.
Feel presence of Lord Hanuman with you in 2015
To feel Pavan Kumar or Sankatmochan’s presence in 2015 with you, so you can use any given below ways:
In 2016 Rituals of Hanuman Jayanti
Each God worshipped in perfect way to take maximum blessings. This Hanuman Jayanti article gives you knowledge about the rituals done on the auspicious day of Hanuman Jayanti.
Samagri of Hanuman Jayanti Puja
How to do Puja to appease Lord Hanuman in 2016
It is essential to pray Lord Hanu with pure soul, heart and mind. After completing all rituals offer rice, supari, jiggery and flowers to God. Now, read Hanuman Chalisa with great faith and devotion.
In 2016 Hanuman Jayanti reduce negative and sade-sati effects
To overcome the sade-sati dasha in horoscope which give negative effects, follow these rituals in 2016 Hanuman Jayanti:
While looking reflection of own face in oil, all the malefic energies get absorbed in the oil as per beliefs. These malefic energies get demolished when this oil is given to Rudra and Sankat Mochan.
Hopefully, all information of this article will assist you to celebrate this auspicious day of Hanuman Jayanti in 2016
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Category: Festival 2015
Created: Monday, April 11 2016
Author: Lokesh Jagirdar