Why we apply Sindoor to Lord Hanuman, Importance of Hanuman Puja with Sindoor

We see in almost all Hanuman temples that the idol of Hanumanji covered or coated with orange colour sindoor. What is the legend associated with applying sindoor to Hanuman and what is the importance of sindoor in Hanuman puja? Here you can know it.

One day Sita mata was wearing a red powder in the parting of her hair. Curiously Hanuman asked mata, what the red powder that she was wearing. Sita mata replied “Hanuman! This is sindoor. Sindoor makes Lord Ram happy and would bless him with longer and prosperous life.”

Listening to this Hanuman disappeared from the place. Hanuman came back with red body fully covered with sindoor. He covered all his body, even his clothes and hair with sindoor to make Lord Ram more happy and even better happy life. Lord Rama saw Hanuman covered with sindoor and asked the reason. He told the whole incident and why he applied sindoor on his body.

Thus, Lord Ram gave a boon to all his devotees that those who apply sindoor to Hanuman and observe hanuman puja with sindoor would be blessed with longer and happy life.

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30 Comments

  1. Shweta says:

    can married women apply hanumanji sindur on her body ?

  2. Ananyo says:

    whats d relevance of applying sindoor to hanuman ji

  3. Nartana says:

    why do hanuman have orange color on his body

  4. Dwijendra says:

    why do we put sindoor for lord ganesh

  5. Shriranjan says:

    is it ok to put sindoor on lord hanuman everyday

  6. Reena says:

    how we can made use full to kamiya sindoor

  7. Samar says:

    what is the benefit of sindur in puja

  8. Chidananda says:

    effect of putting sindoor on idol of hanuman

  9. Suhag says:

    why hanuman ji apply sindoor on his body

  10. Aparoopa says:

    best way to apply sindoor to lord hanuman idol

  11. Krishnendu says:

    hanuman ji sindooor should be put on tuesday

  12. Ketubh says:

    what is kamiya sindoor i know the hindu

  13. Vaishnav says:

    i need 100 gm of kamiya sindoor at chennai

  14. Agraj says:

    hanuman puja sindur puja tuesday history in hindi

  15. Gaurav says:

    what color to wear to do hanuman puja

  16. Vritti says:

    significance of orange cloth worn by hanuman ji

  17. Anirudh says:

    can we offer sindoor to hanumanji on amavasya

  18. Puskara says:

    why does hanuman wear an orange sindoor dot

  19. Naag says:

    story of how lord hanuman put on sendoor

  20. Shahalad says:

    what is the body colour of lord hanuman

  21. Pahal says:

    why is humans idols are full of sindoor

  22. Gurudatt says:

    why do we apply sindoor to lord hanuman

  23. Vamika says:

    can we put sindoor on hanuman at home

  24. Tarkeshwari says:

    which is the correct color for hanoman pooja red or orange

  25. Prasheila says:

    can kamiya sindoor be offered to hanuman ji

  26. Sahastrabahu says:

    how application of sindoor on hanumanji significant / effective

  27. Iravan says:

    what is the benefit if we apply sindoor to hanuman list them

  28. Murad says:

    In mythology why hanuman sindoor color is orange?