Importance and Significance of Hanuman Jayanti
Hanuman was not a born God but was rather a normal human and monkey combined baby during his era. His strong determination and dedication made him achieve the superpowers and hence he is still a living God. We have many lessons to learn from Lord Hanuman the most important being to explore our own possibilities within. Hanuman directed all his energies towards the devotion of Lord Rama, and his undying devotion made him such that he became free of all physical fatigue. It is hard to find a character that is at once so powerful, learned, philosophic, humble and amusing!
Worshipping and following him can make us achieve the impossible. And, there can be no better day than Hanuman Jayanti to celebrate his qualities. It is believed that no negative energy can ever harm Lord Hanuman and thus his devotees worship him on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti so as to remove all kinds of problems and difficulties from their lives. He is said to be the epitome of great knowledge, devotion, strength, divine power, intelligence, and bravery. Worshiping him will inculcate these behavioural traits within us as well. As he is known to be an avatar of Lord Shiva and the only God existing in the Earth, his powers are incomparable. He listens to every devotee’s need and does fulfil it as well.
A short story about the powers of Lord Hanuman: Many must have heard about the story where Lord Hanuman has started travelling towards the sun thinking him to be a bright shiny ball. On his way, he met toddler Rahu as well, who was as well on his way to catch the Sun. Hanuman had simply touched Rahu which frightened him. Rahu immediately ran away from their seeking for help. This explains why Hindus worship Hanuman for removing the harmful effects of other planets.
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