New Delhi| Jagran Lifestyle Desk: Hanuman Jayanti 2021 is celebrated across the country with full fervour, joy and enthusiasm today, April 27, 2021. The auspicious day marks the birth anniversary of Lord Hanuman, who was an ardent follower of Lord Ram and Goddess Sita. Lord Hanuman also holds greater importance in Hindu mythology Ramayan and helped Lord Ram in defeating Lanka King Ravana, who kidnapped Goddess Sita. 

On this auspicious day Hanuman Jayanti, devotees across the country observe day-long fasts and worship Lord Hanuman to seek his blessing and get rid of difficulties, sufferings and troubles in life. Lord Hanuman is also considered to be the 11th avatar of Lord Shiva. Every year, the festival fo Hanuman Jayanto is celebrated on the full moon day of Chaitra month.

When is Hanuman Jayanti 2021?

According to the popular Hindu belief, Lord Hanuman was born on the full moon of the 15th day of Shukla Paksha in the Chaitra month i.e. Tuesday. This year, Hanuman Jayanti 2021 will be observed on April 27.

Mantras to chant on Hanuman Jayanti:

Om Hanumate Namah

Om Anjaneyaya Vidmahe Vayuputraya Dhimahi Tanno Hanumat Prachodayat

Aum Aeem Bhreem Hanumate Shree Ram Dootaaya Namaha

Om Daxinmukhay Panchmukh Hanumate Karalbadnay

Mangal Bhavan Amangalhari Dravahu So Dashrath Ajir Vihari

What should you do to appease Lord Hanuman on the auspicious occasion of Hanuman Jayanti?

*On this day, the devotees should offer prayers to Lord Hanuman during Satisati and Dhaiyaa of Shani. According to the popular Hindu belief, Lord Shani promised Lord Hanuman that he will not disturb his devotees on this auspicious day. It is also believed that by offering prayers to Lord Hanuman on this day the devotees get rid of all the troubles.

*On this day, the devotees should chant Hanuman Chalisa and mantras. Apart from this, the devotees also recite Sundarkand.

*On this day, the devotees should install the idol of Lord Hanuman in the east and they should begin offering prayers to Lord Hanuman by keeping pure Ganga water in one hand, the devotees should also take a vow on Hanuman Jayanti.

Posted By: Deeksha Sharma