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Hanuman Jayanti

Hanuman, the Monkey God and a central figure in the great Hindu epic, the Ramayana, helped Rama rescue his wife Sita from the demon Ravana; for this Rama decreed the two always be worshipped together. He is revered by Hindus all over India in the form of a monkey with a red face who stands erect like a human. His birth anniversary is observed in the month of Caitra with celibacy, fasting, and reading the Hanuman-Chalisa. Hindus visit his temples, of which there are many, to offer prayers on this day and to re-paint his image with vermilion. More...
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Hanuman Jayanti
Hanuman, the Monkey God and a central figure in the great Hindu epic, the Ramayana, helped Rama rescue his wife Sita from the demon Ravana; for this Rama decreed the two always be worshipped together. He is revered by Hindus all over India in the form of a monkey with a red face who stands erect like a human. His birth anniversary is observed in the month of Caitra with celibacy, fasting, and reading the Hanuman-Chalisa. Hindus visit his temples, of which there are many, to offer prayers on this day and to re-paint his image with vermilion.
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Hanuman Jayanti
Hanuman, the Monkey God and a central figure in the great Hindu epic, the Ramayana, helped Rama rescue his wife Sita from the demon Ravana; for this Rama decreed the two always be worshipped together. He is revered by Hindus all over India in the form of a monkey with a red face who stands erect like a human. His birth anniversary is observed in the month of Caitra with celibacy, fasting, and reading the Hanuman-Chalisa. Hindus visit his temples, of which there are many, to offer prayers on this day and to re-paint his image with vermilion.
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Hanuman Jayanti 2017

Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated on full moon day during Chaitra month. Hanuman, who is also known as Vanara God, was born on this day and Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated to commemorate the birth of Hanuman.

Devotees observe Hanuman Jayanti during different time of the year according to their regional beliefs and the type of calendar being followed. Hanuman Jayanti during Chaitra Purnima is the most popular one in North Indian states.

In Andhra, Hanuman Jayanthi is celebrated for 41-days which starts on Chaitra Purnima and ends on the tenth day during Krishna Paksha in Vaishakha month. In Andhra Pradesh devotees begin 41-days Deeksha on Chaitra Purnima and conclude it on Hanuman Jayanthi day.

In Tamil Nadu, Hanuman Jayanti is known as Hanumath Jayanthi and observed during Margashirsha Amavasya. In Gregorian calendar Tamil Hanuman Jayanti falls in January or December.

In Karnataka, Hanuman Jayanti is observed on Shukla Paksha Trayodashi during Margashirsha month. The day is popularly known as Hanuman Vratam.

It is believed that Hanuman was born at Sunrise. On Hanuman Jayanti day temples start spiritual discourses at dawn before Sunrise and stop it after Sunrise.

Hanuman, an ardent devotee of Lord Rama and Sita himself, is also known as Anjaneya.
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