Everything You Need To Know About Hanuman Jayanti
Indian culture is associated with numerous festivals which holds a traditional significance. Hanuman Jayanti is one such festival which is celebrated every year to commemorate the birth of Lord Hanuman. It is an important day for Hindus where they seek blessings of Lord Hanuman. He is worshiped for his power and unfathomable devotion for Lord Ram.
Hanuman Jayanti 2018
The festival is observed in the Hindi month of Chaitra (Chaitra Purnima) on the 15th day of the Shukla Paksha. In 2018, Hanuman Jayanti will be celebrated on 31st March.
Significance of Hanuman Jayanti
Lord Hanuman is associated with energy and strength. According to Indian mythology, Lord Hanuman was blessed as the most powerful in all the realms. He is worshipped as a deity who protects his devotees from evil spirits.
The celebration of Hanuman Jayanti also connects the human fraternity with nature’s divine creature, Lord Hanuman from Vanara community. The Avatar of Hanuman who was an ardent devotee of Lord Ram is considered as the 11th Rudra avatar of the Lord Siva.
The God of Power, Lord Hanuman is one of the rare Hindu gods who has taken a vow of celibacy. He is worshipped for his strength, ardent devotion,divine power, knowledge, and spirit for selfless service.
Importance of Hanuman Jayanti
Lord Hanuman is the most revered God of India who is endowed with divine powers. Hanuman Jayanti extends the message of spiritual upliftment which strengthens the ability to handle the major problemsencountered in life wisely. The evolution of mind and spirit is more important than the growth of stature. The day eradicates the negativity and allows positivity to settle in.
Hanuman Jayanti is considered very auspicious for bodybuilders and wrestlers. Indian villages organize wrestling and bodybuilding competitions on this day. After paying obeisance to the Lord of Power, wrestlers assemble at the wrestling field.The fight commences after both the wrestlers shout ‘Jai Hanuman’.
Importance of fasting on Hanuman Jayanti
Mostly, Indian men are observed keeping fast on this day but there is no restriction on women observing the Vrat. The powerful chanting of Hanuman Chalisa creates positive energy in our environment.
Fasting is a scientific procedure which has a positive impact on the mind and the body. The mind and the body gets an occasion to relax which cleanses the digestive system. Fasting controls the acid content, balances the body metabolism and enhances the endurance power.
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