Hanuman Jayanti 2019 – A Special Celebration in India

Hanuman Jayanti 2019 - A Special Celebration in India

Hanuman Jayanti 2019 – A Special Celebration in India

Hanuman Jayanti 2019 – A Special Celebration in India

Hanuman Jayanti 2019 Date: Friday, April 19.

Hanuman Jayanti is one of the famous celebrations in India. It is celebrated by the people of Hindu religion to commemorate the birth of Hanuman, the monkey god who is worshiped all over India. It is generally celebrated during Chaitra and is very important to the bodybuilders, wrestlers and Brahmacharis. Hanuman is famous and worshiped for his unflinching ardent devotion to the God Rama. In this special day millions of devotees come to the temple of Hanuman to worship this great monkey god. The officiating priests take proper care to bathe the idol and offers special puja to the gods. The entire body of Hanuman is smeared with oil and sindura (vermilion). Both these things are the symbol of life and strength.

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In Hanuman Jayanti the devotees offers prayers to get the blessing of great Hanuman. They offer fruits, sweets and specially bananas to the God. Hanuman is a monkey god, so all the monkeys in local areas and zoos are also respected deeply in this special day. Men fast from morning to evening to seek blessing. In some states in India, especially Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, this festival is celebrated with more devotion. In front of all the Hanuman temples huge tents are erected where people congregate to listen to holy recitations of Hanuman Chalisa.

Hanuman Jayanti 2019 - A Special Celebration in India

Hanuman Jayanti 2019 – A Special Celebration in India

One of the special celebrations of Hanuman Jayanti is Nautanki (entertainment program). Through these dramas actors represent the life of Hanuman and especially emphasized his bravery and devotional nature. Thousand people come to watch these programs. Wrestling is a common game which is played in this special day. After praying the monkey god, bodybuilders and wrestlers come to the wrestling field in the morning. A tilak of sindura (vermilion) from the body of great Hanuman is applied on each the forehead of each wrestler. This Great god is worshiped in folk tradition.

 

Hanuman Jayanti 2019 Date: Friday, April 19.

 

 

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