When is Hanuman Jayanti (हनुमान जयन्ती) in 2017?


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If yes, you have come to the right place. Hanuman Jayanti (हनुमान जयन्ती)  in 2017 will be observed on Tuesday, 11th April.

As per Hindu calendar, Hanuman Jayanti (हनुमान जयन्ती)  is celebrated on Full moon day of Chaitra month.

Hanuman Jayanti (हनुमान जयन्ती)  is a Hindu festival celebrated as the birth anniversary of ‘Lord Hanuman’. Sri Hanuman, the Vanar God, is regarded as the God of strength, power, and knowledge. He is better known for his unflinching devotion towards Lord Rama and that’s the reason he is referred as ‘param bhakt’. Hanuman Jayanti (हनुमान जयन्ती)  is usually observed in the month of March or April.

However, Hanuman Jayanti (हनुमान जयन्ती) in 2017 will be observed on Tuesday, 11th April. On this day devotees pay their homage to Lord Hanuman by visiting temples and offering pujas.

The rituals are then followed by religious fervor and gaiety. Applying Sindoor on Lord Hanuman idol is one the most important ritual of the festival. It is believed that doing so will bring good luck to devotees. It is one of the most widely celebrated festivals in India.