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April 07 : One of the most revered deities in Hinduism is the powerful Lord Hanuman. His birth is observed as Hanuman Jayanti 2020 with utmost sincerity and celebration by devotees. According to the scriptures, Lord Hanuman is said to have been born on a full moon in the Chaitra month. As per the Hindu calendar , his birthday falls on April 8, 2020 this year.

Who is Lord Hanuman?

The legendary epic story Ramayana reveals that he was a monkey god, who was an ardent follower of Lord Rama. Since he was a humble devotee of Lord Rama and Sita, he was also named as Anjaneya, Anjaniputra, Pawan Putra, Maruti and Kesari Nandan. He is a fine example of how a devotee should be; as he displayed characters like humility, devotion, strength, bravery, and perseverance.

Hanuman Jayanti Tithi & Puja Timings on April 8, Wednesday:

Sunrise: April 08, 2020 at 6:16 am

Sunset: April 08, 2020, at 6:41 pm

Purnima Tithi starts by April 07, 2020, at 12:01 pm and ends by April 08, 2020, at 08:04 am

Additional Information: The above panchang is generated for Ujjain, India. To change the date and place, go to Panchang

Importance of Hanuman Jayanti

The epic story reveals how dedicated Lord Hanuman was to protect Sita Devi from Ravana. He along with his battalion had rescued her and brought her back to Lord Rama. On seeing the dedication and love of Hanuman, Lord Rama blessed him with immortal powers. So, this is why on Hanuman Jayanti, if a devotee needs the blessings of Lord Rama, they need to fulfill all the rituals and please Lord Hanuman in the right manner. That way Lord Rama would answer their prayers.

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