Hanuman Vratam is observed on Margashirsh Shukla Trayodasi. As per Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat it falls on Margashira Shudda Trayodashi. This vrata is observed for good health and prosperity. In 2019, Hanuman Vratham date is December 9.
During Hanumath vratam, Lord Hanuman is worshipped with Shodashopachar puja. Hanuman vrat katha is recited in puja and naivedyam is offered to the Lord. Hanuman Astottaram, Sundara kanda and some other Hanuman stotras are chanted as part of puja.
Performing Hanmad vrata keeps you healthy, free from all fears, psychological tensions and even successful in studies. It is observed by married couples, unmarried devotees, children and elder people.
Famous Hanuman temples in India where Hanuman vrata is performed with much gusto are – Sankat Mochan Hanuman temple in Varanasi, Jhaku temple in Shimla, Kondagattu Anjaneya swamy temple in Karimnagar district of Telangana and Surendrapuri Panchamukha Anjaneya swamy temple near Yadagirigutta in Telangana.
It is to note that in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, Hanuman Jayanthi is observed in Margazhi month.
As per Gujarat and Maharashtra calendars, Hanuman jayanti is celebrated on Chaitra Purnima, the full moon day in the month of Chaitra.
Andhra Pradesh and Karanataka people celebrate Hanuman Jayanthi on Vaishakha Krishna paksha Dashami.
Panchang, 9 December 2019
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:00 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:37
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)15:45 Chandrastama (Moonset)28:55
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dwadashi – 09:53
Nakshatra Bharani – 29:01*
Yoga Parigha – 17:05
Karana Kaulava – 22:23
Purnimanta Month Margashirsha
Amavasyanta Month Margashirsha
Shaka Samvatsara: Vikari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Paridhavi
Rahu Kalam: 08:20 – 09:39
Gulika Kalam: 13:38 – 14:58
Yama Gandam: 10:59 – 12:19
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Vrischika
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Mesha
Amrita Kalam 23:55 – 25:37*
Abhijit: 11:57 – 12:40
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 13:43 – 15:25
Durmuhurthams: 14:47 – 15:30