Hanuman Jayanti the festival to mark the birth anniversary of Lord Hanuman is celebrated today nationwide. Hanuman Jayanti is a religious festival observed mainly by Hindus.
On the auspicious day of Hanuman Jayanti, devotes throng in large numbers at Hanuman temple to offer prayers to lord Hanuman. Lord Hanuman is devoted immensely in India and in Nepal. It is believed that Lord Hanuman with his magical powers help his devotees in resolving all their problems.
On this day devotees apply tilak and sindoor to lord Hanuman and seek his blessings. Prasad and food are also distributed to devotees outside Hanuman temples on this day. Lord Hanuman, who is the ardent devotee of lord Ram, is known for his strength, magical power and grit.
Hanuman Jayanti pooja timings and muhurat:
Poornima Tithi starts on March 30, 2018 at 19:36:38 while it ends on March 31, 2018 at 18:08:29.
Hanuman Jayanti pooja vidhi:
Devotees offer sindoor to Lord Hanuman on his idol on this day. Garland of tulsi is also offered to lord Hanuman. Devotees also chant Hanuman chalisa on this day.