When Is Hanuman Jayanti 2024? | Date, History, Muhurat & More

Sakshi Goyal posted on Tuesday, Apr 16th, 2024

Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated to honour the birth anniversary of Hanuman, also known as the “Vanara God”.  In Hindu religion, the significance of Hanuman Jayanti is huge and the day is celebrated as one of the major festivals.  Here’s to know more about the Hanuman Jayanti festival – Date, significance, history, and much more.

Hanuman Jayanti 2024 Date & Muhurat 

The 2024 Hanuman Jayanti date and muhurta for Australia and India are as follows- 

Shri Hanuman Jayanti In India 

DATE & DAY Tuesday, April 23, 2024
PURNIMA TITHI ENDS 5:18 AM on April 24 

This year, Hanuman Jayanti significance will be doubled as it falls on Tuesday which is in general, also celebrated as a day dedicated to Lord Hanuman. Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated after the auspicious festival of Ram Navami every year. 

Hanuman Jayanti Celebration In Australia 

DATE & DAY Wednesday, April 24, 2024
PURNIMA TITHI ENDS 9:48 AM on April 24

How Is Hanuman Jayanti Celebrated In India? 

In India, Hanuman Jayanti has different shades and colors! 

In northern states, Shree Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated during Chaitra Purnima Day. So, to witness the grand celebrations of Hanuman Jayanti, get your tickets booked to North India today. Consider the below-mentioned popular routes –

    Hanuman Jayanti in Tamil Nadu is known by the name “Hanumath Jayanthi” and is observed during Margashirsha Amavasya. Reserve your flights to South India booked today and enjoy the vibrant celebrations. Check out the most famous routes below – 

      On the other hand, Hanuman Jayanti in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana is celebrated for 41 days starting on the day of Chaitra Purnima and ending on the tenth day during Krishna Paksha in Vaishakha month.

        Hanuman Jayanti Puja Vidhi

        Wondering how to celebrate Hanuman Jayanti while being away from India? We got you! Here’s how you can perform your Hanuman Jayanti Puja at home- 

        • Wake up early and take a holy bath on the day of Hanuman Jayanti in 2024. You can also observe a Hanuman Jayanti fast on this day.
        • Light a diya in front of the Hanuman idol and decorate it with flowers and garlands. You can even smear a little bit of sindoor on the idol.
        • Do a little puja by singing Hanuman Jayanti Mantra and offering Hanuman Jayanti special prasad to the deity. 
        • Visit Lord Hanuman temple for extensive pujas. You can consider visiting Hindu temples in Sydney like that of Shirdi Sai Temple, Casula. 

        Hanuman Jayanti Bhajan & Mantras  – 

        Hanuman Jayanti wishes are incomplete without the Hanuman Jayanti special bhajans  listed below – 


        • Hanuman Chalisa 
        • Jai Jai Hanuman Gusai
        • Aarti Keeje Hanuman Lala Ki
        • Bajrang Baan
        • Sankat Mochan 


        ॐ श्री हनुमते नमः (Om Shri Hanumate Namah)
        ॐ ऐं भ्रीम हनुमते,श्री राम दूताय नम:(Om Aim Bhrim Hanumante,Shri Ram Dutay Namah:)
        ॐ आञ्जनेयाय विद्महे वायुपुत्राय धीमहि। तन्नो हनुमत् प्रचोदयात् ||(Om Anjaneyay Vidmahe Vayuputraya Dhimahi. Tanno Hanumant Prachodayat ||)

        Hanuman Jayanti Prasadam  

        Thinking of what prasad to make for Hanuman Jayanti? Well, If you are willing to make prasad for Hanuman Jayanti, then here are some Hanuman Jayanti prasad ideas for you- 

        • Kesari Ladoo
        • Boondi Ladoo
        • Imarti 
        • Kesari Bhaat
        • Chana Gud (Roasted black gram and jaggery) 

        For Hanuman Jayanti offerings, along with prasad you can offer tulsi leaves, ghee, sindoor, coconut, and garland made of betel leaves along with some fruits to Lord Hanuman. 

        Hanuman Jayanti Fasting Rules – 

        • Your fast begins at sunrise when you first wake up and concludes at the end of the day with a vegetarian feast after you have visited the temple.
        • Make sure to read Hanuman Chalisa at least once in the morning puja if you are observing a fast.
        • Remember, it is a full-day fast and only vegetarian meal and sweet food. Avoid adding salty food items to your fasting menu since salt is prohibited on the day of fasting. 

        Temples To Visit In Australia

        Here’s a list of temples to visit in Australia on this holy day – 

        • Visit Hindu Temples in Australia like the Hindu Temple and Cultural Center at Canberra. 
        • Pay a visit to BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Temple, which is a Hindu Temple in Perth committed to preserving the Hindu values of peace and selfless service. 
        • Consider visiting Shree Swaminarayan Temple which is a Hindu Temple in Melbourne that has shrines of Lord Swaminarayan, Shree Nar Narayan Dev, Shree Ram Darbar, Shree Radha Krishna Dev, Shree Shiv Parivaar, Shree Ganesh Dev, Shree Suryanarayan Dev, and Shree Hanuman Dev. 

        Frequently Asked Questions 

        Q: Why is there 2 Hanuman Jayanti celebration?

        A: In India, one Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated as the birth date of Lord Hanuman while the other one is celebrated as his victory over evil spirits.

        Q: What is Hanuman Jayanti 2024 date in India?

        A: Hanuman Jayanti will be celebrated on April 23, 2024, that is, Tuesday. 

        Q: What is Hanuman Jayanti significance?

        A: It is said that worshipping Lord Hanuman on the day of Hanuman Jayanti helps clear your path of all troubles, acting as a protective shield. Further, it is believed that praying to Lord Hanuman is the only way to reach Lord Rama and get your wishes fulfilled. 

        Hope this guide answers your questions as to when is Hanuman Jayanti and What should we do on Hanuman Jayanti! 

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