Hanuman Jayanti

Hanuman Jayanti happens on April 6

Hanuman, a Hindu god and one of the main characters in the Ramayana, was born on this day, which is known as Hanuman Jayanti

– Lord Hanuman is the son of Anjana and Kesari. He is also known as Lord Vanara, Vajranbali, Vayu Dev Hanuman.

The event is celebrated on the full moon day of the Hindu month of Chaitra in the majority of India’s northern states. (Chaitra Purnima)

Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated in Karnataka on Shukla Paksha Trayodashi, during the Margashirsha month.

In the eastern state of Odisha, Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated on Pana Sankranti, which also marks the Odia New Year.

Hanuman is considered a fervent devotee of Rama, an avatar of Vishnu widely known for his unwavering devotion. It is revered as a symbol of strength and energy

Hanuman is a vanara born to Kesari and Anjana. Hanuman is also known as the heavenly son of the wind god Vayu. His motherAnjana was an Apsara who was born to earth by a curse.

– The Valmiki Ramayana states that his father, Kesari, was the son of Brihaspati, king of an area called Sumeru, near the Kingdom of Kishkinda, near Hampi,now the Vijayanagara district of Karnataka.