Lord Hanuman is more often addressed as one of the most powerful Hindu gods in the country. Another name that is used to address Lord Hanuman is that of ‘Pawanputra’ as he is the son of ‘Pawan’, hence wise known as the God of Winds and ‘Anjanee’. He is often acknowledged as Lord Shiva’s eleventh Rudra manifestation. Generally, Lord Hanuman is a symbol of selfless devotion and strength and his strength and capability to achieve and overcome any obstacles that are thrown his way.
Hanuman Jayanti 2023 : A short introduction
Hanuman Jayanthi is an auspicious day that marks the sacred birth of Lord Hanuman. According to the Hindu calendar, Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated in the month of Chaitra in the Hindu calendar all over the country. Lord Hanuman is especially known for the elite strength and power that is possessed. Additionally, he is also known for his unconditional immortal devotion to Lord Rama. Apart from this, Lord Hanuman is often addressed as Sankat Mochan as people remember him irrespective of whether or not the situation is bad or good.
When is Hanuman Jayanti 2022?
If you are wondering,’ when is Hanuman Jayanti?’ we have the answer to your question. The Hanuman Jayanthi 2022 is celebrated on April 16, 2022 (Saturday). It was seen that Hanuman Jayanti was observed on full moon day which is on the 15th day of Shukla Paksha according to the Chaitra month of the Hindu calendar. To be very specific, Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated somewhere between the month of April-May. But it was seen that in different parts of the country, Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated in different months and on different dates of the Hindu calendar in multiple states. The auspicious great venues for celebration are the Sankat Mochan temple located in Varanasi and Hanuman Garhi situated in Ayodhya where both the temples are a part of the North India region.
Apart from this, Hanuman Jayanti 2022 in India is celebrated in the following month of the Hindu calendar.
In Tamil Nadu and Kerala
Tamil Nadu and Kerala Celebrate the Hanuman Jayanti in Margazhi month which usually falls between December and January.
In Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Karnataka
Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Karnataka states celebrate the auspicious Hanuman Jayanti coincides with the dark fortnight during the month of Vaisakha whereas, in Andhra Pradesh, the forty-one-day period comes with a culmination with the Hanuman Jayanti.
Odisha celebrates Hanuman jayanti on the first day of Visubha Sankranti in the month of Baisakhi.
In some the communities, it has been observed that Hanuman Chalisa is termed as the precursor of Diwali and it is usually celebrated a day before Diwali. Thus, along with Hanuman Jayanti 2022 date in India, the above-mentioned states celebrate the day in the designated month.
How to celebrate Hanuman Janmotsav?
In terms of celebrating Hanuman Janmotsav 2022, usually begins in the early morning with a puja that is usually performed by the devotees. Here, the devotees usually perform the sacred puja in auspicious temples that are solely dedicated to Lord Hanuman, and if not, the puja is done at their home. Here, in India people usually organize such pujas on Hanuman Jayanti to get rid of the evil spirits that might have existed. Apart from this, various prayers and hymns solemnly dedicated to the god are sung the entire day. Furthermore, on this auspicious day of the Hanuman Jayanti, people are usually believed to apply red Sindur from the very Lord’s feet on their foreheads and it is a symbol of good luck as well as good health.
Other than this, the important puja rituals exclusively comprise offerings of the red vermillion with ghee to the idol of Hanuman Red flowers. Along with this, there will be rui leaves (Calotropis gigantea) with areca nit, bananas in fruits, and finally ladoos are offered and diyas are lit on this auspicious day.
Thus, Hanuman Jayanti is an auspicious occasion that marks the selfless devotion of Lord Hanuman towards Lord Rama along with this strength and power. Out of all his devoted deeds towards Lord Rama, one of them is when Lord Hanuman led an entire army of monkeys and built a solid bridge to Lanka to rescue Sita. Another one of his deeds includes carrying an entire mountain comprising of magic herbs on his shoulders so that he could be able to save the life of Lakshman. In our country, India, the days that are dedicated to worshiping Lord Hanuman are Tuesdays and Saturdays so that individuals can get his blessings to progress in their life.