Hanuman Jayanti: Know The Importance And 5 Life Lessons to Learn From Lord Hanuman
Celebrated on the 15th day of the Shukla Paksha in the month of Chaitra, Hanuman Jayanti is an important Hindu festival.
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Hanuman Jayanti commemorates the birth of Lord Hanuman, believed to be the Lord Shiva's incarnation. Celebrated on the 15th day of the Shukla Paksha in the month of Chaitra, Hanuman Jayanti is an important Hindu festival.
According to scriptures, Lord Hanuman is the son of Anjana and Kesari and is also described as the son of the wind-god Pawan. Believed to be one of the Chiranjivi (immortal), Hanuman has been known for his unflinching devotion to Rama.
Devotees offer sindoor tilak on the idol of Lord Hanuman at temples on this day.
Importance of Hanuman Chalisa
Hanuman Chalisa is an ode to the greatness of Hanuman. The poem describes the strength, generosity, intelligence, devotion towards Lord Rama and valor of Lord Hanuman.
It is believed that chanting Hanuman Chalisa brings positive energy and strength.
5 Life lessons to learn from Hanuman Chalisa:
1. Not just physical strength, but even strength of mind is also important.
2. It is believed that Lord Hanuman can change form. He teaches us to adapt to situations.
3. One should help out friends in need like Lord Hanuman helps Sugriva.
4. Never let power corrupt you. One should stay humble and have a compassionate heart.
5. One should fulfill their task with commitment.
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