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The Story of Hanuman’s Birth: Celebrating Hanuman Jayanti


On occasion of Hanuman Jayanti, a festival to mark birth of Lord Hanuman, the monkey god; we are pleased to publish a story about his birth. Listen to this story to learn about his parents and how he came to be born. Finally, learn how he came to be known as Hanuman.

Also learn how the festival of Ram Navami is realted to Hanumanj Jayanti.

Listen to The Festival of Hanuman Jayanti in English

हनुमान जयंती के त्योहार की कहानी हिंदी में सुनें

हनुमान जयंतीच्या उत्सवाची कथा मराठीत ऐका

हनुमान जयंती के अवसर पर, वानर देवता भगवान हनुमान के जन्म का उत्सव; हमें उनके जन्म के बारे में एक कहानी प्रकाशित करने में प्रसन्नता हो रही है। उनके माता-पिता और उनका जन्म कैसे हुआ, इस बारे में जानने के लिए इस कहानी को सुनें। अंत में जानें कि उन्हें हनुमान के नाम से कैसे जाना जाने लगा।

साथ ही जानें रामनवमी का पर्व हनुमान जयंती से कैसे संबंधित है।

हनुमान जयंती निमित्त, भगवान हनुमान, माकड देवाचा जन्म दर्शविण्यासाठी एक सण; त्याच्या जन्माची कथा प्रकाशित करताना आम्हाला आनंद होत आहे. त्याच्या पालकांबद्दल आणि त्याचा जन्म कसा झाला हे जाणून घेण्यासाठी ही कथा ऐका. शेवटी, ते हनुमान म्हणून कसे ओळखले गेले ते जाणून घ्या.

तसेच रामनवमीचा सण हनुमानजयंतीला कसा साकारला जातो ते जाणून घ्या.

About The Festival of Hanuman Jayanti

Hanuman Jayanti celebrates the birth of Lord Hanuman, who is revered as a symbol of strength, perseverance, and devotion. Hanumanji is considered to be one of the most important deities in Hindu mythology, and he is often depicted as a god with incredible strength and agility.

The festival is usually celebrated on the full moon day of the Hindu month of Chaitra, which falls between March and April. On this day, devotees of Lord Hanuman offer prayers, perform rituals, and seek his blessings. Many people also observe a fast on this day as a mark of respect and devotion.

Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated in different parts of India with varying customs and traditions. In some regions, processions are carried out, and special prayers and offerings are made at Hanuman temples. In other regions, plays or dramas depicting the life and deeds of Hanumanji are performed.

The festival holds great significance for people who believe in the power and protection of Lord Hanuman. It is believed that by worshipping him on this day, devotees can overcome their fears, obstacles, and challenges in life. The festival also serves as a reminder of the importance of devotion, courage, and selfless service in the face of adversity.

Celebrating Hanuman Jayanti in Southern India

This festival is celebrated on different days in different parts of India.In most states of India, the festival is observed either in Chaitra (usually on the day of Chaitra Pournima) or in Vaishakha, while in a few states like Kerala and Tamil Nadu, it is celebrated during Margashirsha Amavasya, which occurs in December or January every year. (called Margazhi in Tamil). On this auspicious day, devotees of Lord Hanuman celebrate him and seek his protection and blessings. They flock to temples to worship him and present religious offerings. In return, The devotees receive prasad by the temple priests as sweets, flowers, coconuts, tilak, sacred ash (udi) and ganga jal (holy water). People also celebrate him on this day by reciting various devotional hyms and prayers like the Hanuman Chalisa and reading holy scriptures like the Ramayana and Mahabharata. Hanuman Janam-Utsav is an important festival of the Hindus.

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In Tamil Nadu Hanuman Jayanti is observed during Margashirsha Amavasya. It is believed lord Hanuman was born in Moolam Nakshatram... in January or December in English calender

In North India it is celebrated on Chaitra Purnima, whic falls in April. In Andhra it is for 41 days starting on Chaitra Purnima & ending by later part of Krishna Paksha of Vaishakh month...
Statue of Hanumanji