Hanuman Jayanti in 2017
Hanuman Jayanti 2017 Date
Hanuman Jayanti will be observed on 11th of April in 2017. Every year, it is observed in Hindu month Chaitra on a Purnima or full moon day. It is celebrated to memorialize the birth of Lord Hanuman. Men devotees observe vow on this day. It is celebrated with great enthusiasm among people. Know more about this festival with this exclusive article...
Celebration and rituals of Hanuman Jayanti
The celebrations of Hanuman Jayanti include Prayers and hymns of Lord Hanuman all the day. The Hanuman Jayanti Puja will be performed by all the devotees wishing for their well being and safety.
On start of the auspicious day of Hanuman Jayanti, people will go to the temples to offer their prayers to Lord Hanuman. In Hanuman Jayanti Puja, pundits will chant the mystic Hanuman Chalisa (which represents the accomplishments of tasks done by Lord Hanuman) for the well being of the society. People will apply vermillion the forehead of Lord Hanuman as their symbol of devotion to Lord Hanuman. On the day of Hanuman Jayanti, religious Hanuman Chalisa, foods, fruits and flowers are offered to the poor and needy ones. People keep fast on this auspicious occasion and organize special Hanuman Jayanti Puja for getting rid of the evil effects of the society.
Significance of Hanuman Jayanti
Lord hanuman was an immortal devotee of Lord Rama who is upheld as the model of human devotion towards their God. Lord Hanuman is considered as the symbol of power and hence, he has been named by several names like Mahavir, Maruti, Pavanputra and so on. Lord hanuman has been known for his unparallel and selfless service to Lord Rama marking his ultimate devotion towards the almighty. Hence,Hanuman Jayanti which marks the birthday of Lord hanuman is celebrated with much enthusiasm to remember the accomplishments of Lord hanuman so that he can give us the power for devotion towards God without any selfish attitude.
Hanuman Jayanti celebrations in different regions of India
In Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated on Vaishakha Bahula
Dashmi which comes between the months of May- June. But in Gujarat (including some
parts of northern India, Ashwin Krishna Chaturdashi is celebrated as Hanuman Jayanti
which falls one day before Diwali.
In Tamil Nadu and Kerala, Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated during Margali Masam or Margazhi month which falls during December-January.
Different dates of Hanuman Jayanti 2017
Date of Hanuman Jayanti 2017 in North India: 11th April
So, these are the different dates of Hanuman Jayanti 2017 which has been given according to the respective regions of India.