Hanuman Janmotsav Today, Know Puja Vidhi and Muhurat

Seek blessings of Lord Hanuman with these great tips! Today on Shukla Purnima of Chaitra month, people will celebrate Hanuman Janmotsav. Know rituals and Puja Vidhi to worship and appease Lord Hanuman.



Every year on Purnima of Shukla Paksha in the month of Chaitra, Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated as the birth anniversary of Lord Hanuman. So, today is a very auspicious day to worship this divine deity and will be celebrated by the people mostly in North India. In South India, Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated on Chaturdashi (14th Day) of Krishna Paksha in Kartik month. Both the dates are mentioned in ancient religious scriptures, however, one is celebrated as birth anniversary of Lord Hanuman while the other is celebrated as Vijay Abhinandan Mahotsava. As per traditional beliefs, Lord Hanuman is the Rudra Avatar (reincarnation) of Lord Shiva. People who are favoured by him, all their pain and sufferings ends. So, worship this deity today to seek his divine blessings.

Chaitra Shukla Purnima Tithi and Muhurat


Purnima Start TimingPurnima End Timing
March 30, 2018 at 19:36:38March 31, 2018 at 18:08:29

Note: The timing is valid for New Delhi only. To know the timings of Purnima Tithi in your city, read Hanuman Jayanti 2018.



Worshipping Lord Hanuman on this occasion brings happiness and prosperity in a person’s life as well as destroys all pain and sufferings. In this regard, there are certain rituals that should be followed sincerely and are mentioned below:


  • On this occasion, offer clothes to Lord Hanuman and recite Hanuman Chalisa.
  • Strictly avoid salt when performing fast on this day.
  • Ruminate his name and follow the rules of Brahmacharya fast.
  • Don’t wear black clothes while worshipping Lord Hanuman, instead wear red or yellow color clothes.

Read more about worshipping Lord Hanuman: Hanuman Jayanti Puja Vidhi & Rituals

Special astrological combination is also occurring on this auspicious occasion of Hanuman Jayanti. As Saturn and Mars both are posited in Sagittarius, so their conjunction is forming along with Hasta Nakshatra being governed by Moon. Thus, Yoga of these celestial bodies will prove to be beneficial for people.
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Now read remedies to appease Lord Hanuman as per your Zodiac….

ARIES


Aries is ruled by Planet Mars. So, if vermillion mixed in water, which is related to Mars, is offered to Lord Hanuman, all desires of the natives of this sign gets fulfilled.

TAURUS


This sign is governed by Venus. To appease Lord Hanuman, the natives should light fragrant incense sticks and Ghee lamp to worship him.

GEMINI


Mercury rules this zodiac. On the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti, the natives of Gemini should offer red flowers along with blue pea (Aprajita ka Phool) and clothes to Lord Hanuman.

CANCER


Cancer is ruled by Moon, which is related to Lord Shiva. So, offer and recite Shiv Purana on this occasion of Hanuman Jayanti.

LEO


This zodiac is governed by planet Sun, who is also believed to be the teacher (Guru) of Lord Hanuman. So, along with Shri Sunderkand, recite Shri Aditya Hridaya Stotra.

VIRGO


Virgo is ruled by Mercury. So, the natives of this zodiac should read Hanuman Chalisa 108 times. Also, read Ramraksha Stotra.

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LIBRA


Venus governs the sign of Libra. So, the people of this Zodiac should light fragrant incense sticks and Ghee lamp and offer red flowers and vermillion to Lord Hanuman.

SCORPIO


Mars is the ruler of this zodiac. On this occasion of Hanuman Jayanti, the natives of Scorpio should light Sesame oil (Til ka Tel) lamp to avoid the malefic effects of Saturn. Also, after reciting Shri Sunder Kand, they should distribute Prasad in the temple.

SAGITTARIUS


This zodiac is ruled by planet Jupiter. So, its natives should recite Ram Raksha Stotra. Also read any famous context of Shri Ram Katha to Lord Hanuman and donate Shri Ramcharitmanas in the temple.

CAPRICORN


As Saturn is the lord of Capricorn, so its natives should light Sesame oil (Til ka Tel) lamp in front of Lord Hanuman to avoid the bad impact of Shani Sade Sati. Also recite Shri Sunder Kand.

AQUARIUS


This zodiac is ruled by Planet Saturn. So, the natives of Aquarius should offer Ram Naam ki Mala (containing the name of Lord Ram on every bead) to Lord Hanuman. They should also recite Hanuman Chalisa 108 times.

PISCES


Jupiter governs the sign of Pisces. So, the people of this zodiac should read Aranya Kand of Shri Ramcharitmanas along with Sunder Kand on this auspicious occasion of Hanuman Jayanti.

We, at AstroSage, wishes our readers a very prosperous and blissful Hanuman Jayanti. May Lord fulfils all your wishes and desires on this day.

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