Hanuman Jayanti

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  1. garry420

    garry420 Well-Known Member

    Sri Hanumanji is an incarnation of Lord Siva. He symbolizes strength and unparalleled devotion and selfless service. He has so much power that he can wield rocks, travel through air, Move Mountains, and seize clouds. He is worshipped as a deity who can ward off evil spirits and is considered to possess magical powers. He is the greatest devotee of Lord Ram and he is a Brahmachari and humility is his hallmark.

    Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated on the birth anniversary of Lord Hanuman, also known as Bajrangbali, is considered as the greatest devotee of Lord Rama according to Hindu mythology. It is celebrated on the Chaitra Shukla Paksha’s Poornima , fourth full moon day in the month of Chaitra (15th of March to 15th April). Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated with much zeal and enthusiasm across India.God Hanuman is son of female vanara Anjana and male vanara Kesari.

    Among the myriad gods of the Hindu pantheon, Lord Hanuman is perhaps one of the most important, as is evident from his legion of followers. Moreover, the recitation of the Hanuman Chalisa for 100 times is said to lead to Salvation.

    During Hanuman Jayanti People apply red Sindur from the Lord’s feet on their foreheads for good luck and good health.

    :: Anjaneya Gayatri ::

    || Om that Purushaya VidmaheVayu Puthraya DheemaheTanno Maruthi Prachodayaath ||

    :: Lord Hanuman sloka ::

    Every time you visit saihanuman , please say your prayers to Lord Ganesha and then try to read below slokas for Lord Hanuman

    || Manojavam Maaruta Tulya VegamJitendriyam Buddhimataam VarishtamVaataatmajam Vaanara Yutha MukhyamSri Rama Dhootham Sirasaa Namaami ||
    Hanuman mantra :

    || Anjanaa Karppa Sambootham Kumaaram BrahmachaarinamDhushtagraha Vinaasaaya Hanumanthaaya Upaasmaye ||

    This Hanuman Jayanti, follow this method of worship;
    Visit the nearest Hanuman Temple with some mustard oil, a coconut as well as a garland consisting of betel leaves rolled like a flute and tied with a thread and made into a garland. you can take 21, 31 0r 51 betel leaves for the purpose.

    :: Story of Garland Made of Betel Leaves ::

    The story goes that when Sri Hanuman conveyed the message from Sri Rama, Sita Devi garlanded Sri Hanuman with a betel vine as a token of Her joy and appreciation, as she could not find any flowers nearby. Betel leaves should be made into a garland with a piece of arecanut in each leaf.

    The traditional way to pray is to slowly walk around the idol while reciting the Hanuman Chalisa from the prayer book. Meditating and standing in silence for a minute before leaving the temple is said to impart forgiveness in people for their sins.

    Donate Sindoor(Vermillon) and Chameli oil/Jasmine oil for the idol of Hanumanji. Sindoor denotes victory and is a favorite of the Lord.

    Light a mustard oil lamp in front of the deity and recite the Hanuman Chalisa

    You can also make a garland of hibiscus, jasmine or dhatura flowers and put it around the idol.

    Chant the siddha mantra- “Aum Namoh Hanumate Bahaya Bhanjanaya Sukham Kuru Phat Swaha” 11 times everyday.

    Read the potent Bajrang Baan.

    Make sweets of laddoo and sugar

    Whenever you see a monkey in the neighborhood, it is best to feed jaggery, chana (whole unshelled roasted gram) and water. (Practice this only if it is safe).

    Reciting the name of Shri Ram is also a way of propitiating Hanumanji.

    Hanumanji is a potent panacea for all evils against Mars/Kuja Dosha and Shani Dosha and Sade Sati, Shani Mahadasha and Dhaiyya.

    If you notice in a Hanuman Temple a shani yantra is kept at the feet of Hanumanji to indicate that Hanumanji is over and above Shri Saneeswaran.

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