Hanuman Jayanti celebrates the birthday of the only living God – Lord Hanuman! On this day, people get submerged into the devotion of the Lord by chanting Mantras and meditating. Hanuman Jayanti is more about chanting than performing puja. Below mentioned is a step by step process of how to perform the small Hanuman Aarti along with the exact materials to be used. In this article, you will also find the details of the prayers and mantras to be chanted. Let’s know how to celebrate Hanuman Jayanti in detail.
It is believed that Lord Hanuman does not accept prayers if you do not pray his Lord Rama first. His dedication and honesty to his Lord will always remain a lesson for us. Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated with a lot of pomp and show among people. He is the most famous God among all.
Establishment of Lord Hanuman - You need to first of all clean a place, sprinkle it with sacred water and put a clean cloth. Establish the deity of Lord Hanuman at the place which would be convenient for the members to sit and chant.
Applying Sindoor – Sindoor should be applied with the ring finger.
Offering Flowers – Flowers and leaves of calotropis (ruee) in a number of Five or multiples of five and the stems of flowers should be turned towards the Deity.
Lighting incense sticks – Kewda, Chameli (Jasmine) and Ambar incense in a number of two is to be lighted. Holding them between the index finger and thumb of the right hand, the incense sticks should be waved thrice, in a clockwise direction, in a full circle.
Circumambulation – Minimum five rotations are required but if a worshiper wants to perform more, then they should be in multiples of five.