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About Hanum Jayanti

Hanum Jayanti is a Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Hanuman, a deity who is revered for his strength, courage, and devotion. It is typically celebrated on the full moon day of the Hindu month of Chaitra, which falls in March or April.

There are several ways to celebrate Hanum Jayanti. Some common traditions include:

1. Praying and performing puja: Hindus may visit temples or perform puja (prayers) at home to seek blessings and honor Lord Hanuman on his birthday.

2. Reciting the Hanuman Chalisa: The Hanuman Chalisa is a popular Hindu devotional poem that praises Lord Hanuman and describes his many virtues. Hindus may recite or listen to the Hanuman Chalisa on Hanum Jayanti as a way of honoring Lord Hanuman and seeking his blessings.

3. Eating special dishes: Hanum Jayanti is marked by the preparation of special dishes, such as payasam (a dessert made with milk and sugar) and prasad (food offerings made to the deity).

4. Participating in cultural events: Many communities host cultural events and programs to celebrate Hanum Jayanti, including music and dance performances, parades, and community gatherings.

Overall, the celebration of Hanum Jayanti is a time for Hindus to come together, celebrate the birth of Lord Hanuman, and honor him through prayer, devotion, and cultural traditions.

  • Date: April 27 2023
  • Also Called: Hanuman Jayanti
  • Significance: Commemorate the birth of Hanuman
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  • Religious Type: Hinduism, Jainism
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