Saturday, May 28, 2011

Hanuman Jayanti

                                               Yatra yatra raghuntha kirtinam
                                               Tatra tatra krutamastakamajalim
                                               Baspavari paripurna locanam
                                               Marutim namata raksaamtakam.
                 
Today is Hanuman Jayanti. Hanuman Jayanti is a big occasion for the Hindus. Hanuman Jayanti is festival celebrated by Hindus all over India in order to commemarte Lord Hanuman's birth. He was born to Anjana and Kesari or Vayu.
                                
Hanuman is a monkey god. He is a nobel hero and great devotee of Lord Rama. He is also called Hanuman,Anjaneya, Pavanasuta and Maruti. The most astonishing aspect of  Lord Hanuman is that he is Chiranjivi in all the Yugas i.e.,Kruta,Treta,Dvapara and Kali.
     
Tuesdays and Saturdays are considered the auspicious days for the worship of Lord Hanuman. Hanuman temples are among the most common public shrines found in India. Thousand of people daily remember him by singing the Hanuman Chalisa Written by Sri Goswami Tulsidasji.

Devotees who under Mangalvar fast only take a single meal usually consisting of any food made of wheat and jaggery.God Hanuman likes vadapappu, panakam, bananas and appalu. Decorate Swami Hanuman with appala mala and tamala pakula mala nivedana.