Hanuman Jayanti Puja date in 2017

In 2017 Hanuman Jayanti celebrated on Tuesday 11 April 2017.  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.

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 2015, 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.

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 2015 Hanuman Jayanti.

  1. Especially sweets and bananas are offered to Mahavira.
  2. As Hanuman is Vanara Lord, so, vanara (monkey) are also served and honored on Hanuman Jayanti.
  3. Hanuman Chalisa is heard and recited by the devotees.
  4. Mostly, men observe Vrat on the auspicious day of Hanuman Jayanti.
  5. Special programmers and events portray the courage and bravery of Hanuman on this very day.
  6. Special competition and games are also held by the wrestlers and boxers.

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:

  1. By putting vermilion tika (Sindoor) on your forehead.
  2. On 2015 Hanuman Jayanti, you can begin wearing Talisman or Taveez to improve your winning chances.
  3. For safety of your family members, you can use Sticking stickers of Anjaneya or Bajrangbali on your vehicle.

In 2017 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

  • Idol of Lord Bajrangbali
  • Sindoor
  • Betel nut (Supari)
  • Red cloth
  • Gur (Jaggery)
  • Fresh Flowers
  • Rice
  • Panchamrit (mixture of honey, sugar, milk, ghee and yogurt)
  • Water

How to do Puja to appease Lord Hanuman in 2017

  1. Firstly, take red color cloth and place idol of Hanuman on it
  2. Apply sindoor on forehead of idol Hanuman
  3. Apply sindoor on your forehead
  4. Light Agarbatti in front of Hanuman’s idol
  5. Then, sprinkle Panchamrit on idol of Hanuman
  6. After completing the above rituals, take some pure water in hand and pray to Lord Hanuman

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 2015 Hanuman Jayanti reduce negative and sade-sati effects

To overcome the sade-sati dasha in horoscope which give negative effects, follow these rituals in 2015 Hanuman Jayanti:

  1. Take some oil in a medium bowl and put black urad, 14 grains in it.
  2. Now, see the face reflection in the oil.
  3. And then, give this oil bowl to Mahavira Bajarangbali.

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 2017.

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Apr, 03 2017 09:17 pm