Lord Hanuman, a devoted follower of the Hindu Lord Rama, is worshiped across India by the Hindu people. For his deep affection for the god Rama. Thus, Hanuman Jayanti is observed on the 15th day in the month of Chaitra (the Chaitra Pournima) during the Shukla Paksha. Known as Vanara God, Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated to enjoy the birth of Lord Hanuman. His avatar is deemed as the 11th Rudra incarnation of the Lord Siva with generous devotion, strength, knowledge, divine power, courage, intelligence, spirit for selfless service, etc.
Hanuman Jayanti is the day that is celebrated throughout the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The festivities for this day begin on Chaitra Purnima and continue for a total of forty-one days, coming to a close on the tenth day of Krishna Paksha in the month of Vaishakha. In Tamil Nadu, Hanumath Jayanti is observed during Margashirsha Amavasya, but in Karnataka, Hanuman Jayanti is understood as Hanuman Vratam.
Worshipping Lord Hanuman is invoked to protect people from harm and enable them to prevail. While the event is held on various dates throughout the country, Chaitra is when it is most commonly observed. On Hanuman Jayanti, festivities begin early in the morning because it is believed that the lord was born at sunrise. During this day, worshippers read poems from the Ramayana and Mahabharata and also perform additional prayers.
They practice fasting and worship God in a variety of ways. Check out the entire Vrat (fasting) and Puja Vidhi (worship rites) that are outlined below if you are interested in learning more about how to celebrate Hanuman Jayanti:
1. The first and most important activity of the day is called Tatkalik Tithi (Ratrivyapini).
2. The night before the fast, worshippers lie down on the ground and worship Ram and Sita, as well as Hanuman.
3. Devotions to Rama, Sita, and Hanuman are performed once more in the morning.
4. On this particular day, following an early rise, they each take a shower.
5. After that, they swear an oath for the Vrat called the Sankalp while holding a cup of water in one hand.
6. They are instructed to sit in an area that is close to the direction of the east and to face either the east or the north while they are seated.
7. Address your prayers to Lord Hanuman in a respectful manner.
8. At the end, they worship him in accordance with all of the Shodashopachar rites and rituals (the 16 rites).