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Hanuman Deeksha, Anjaneya Maala

Lord Hanuman

Lord Hanuman

Hanuman Deeksha (Anjaneya Mala) is an auspicious vow observed 11 days, 21 days or 41 days according to the convenience of devotees in Andhra Pradesh. In 2014, Hanuman Deeksha begins on April 15 and ends on May 23.

Hanuman Deeksha is very popular in Kondagattu Hanuman Temple (Karimnagar district), Sri Maddi Anjaneya Swamy Temple (Guruvai Gudem, West Godavari), Kasapuram Nettikanti Anjaneya Swamy Temple in Anantapur district and many other famous temples dedicated to Lord Hanuman.

Hanuman Deeksha begins on Hanuman Jayanti Vijayotsavam (Chaitra Purnima) and continues till Hanuman Jayanti (Vaishkha Masam Shukla Dasami). It is the Mandala Deeksha of 41 days. Some devotees also wear ‘Ardha Mandala Deeksha’ (21 days) and ‘Ekadasha Deeksha’ (11 days).

Hanuman Deeksha is also observed during Karthika Masam and Margashira Masam. Hanuman Vratham in Margashira Masam as per Telugu calendar is another major occasion for Anjaneya Mala. In 2014, Hanumath Vratham date is December 4.

Similar to Ayyappa Swamy Deeksha, Hanuman Deeksha also has several strict rules. Celibacy, taking bath twice a day, performing Hanuman puja twice a day, not wearing chappals are the major aspects in norms of Hanuman Deeksha. Irumudi is the important aspect during Deeksha Viramana.

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  1. Bhagyaraj says:

    how many days hanuman deksha should be weared

  2. Devraj says:

    Hanuman deeksha for 21 days in andhra pradesh

  3. Ajala says:

    lord hanuman 41 days deeksha rules in telugu

  4. Kalanath says:

    when does hanumasn deeksha begins in andhra pradesh

  5. Vrishab says:

    rules and regulations of the 21 days fast of hanuman

  6. Utpalini says:

    how to do hanumal deeksha for 21 days

  7. Ameya says:

    what are the rules for the 41 day hanuman fast

  8. Bhavi says:

    where can we put hanuman irumudi in krishna district andhra pradesh

  9. Rajatanabhi says:

    can a women wear hanuman deeksha mala or not?

  10. Manomay says:

    how to do 21 days of hanuman pooja