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 2021, Hanuman Vratham date is December 16.
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, 16 December 2021
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:44 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 05:28 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 03:27 PM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 05:01 AM, Dec 17
Tithi : Trayodashi upto 04:40 AM, Dec 17 Chaturdashi
Nakshatra : Bharani upto 07:35 AM Krittika
Yoga : Shiva upto 07:18 AM Siddha
Karana : Kaulava upto 03:20 PM Taitila upto 04:40 AM, Dec 17 Garaja
Weekday : Guruwara
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Margashirsha – Purnimanta Margashirsha – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi
Abhijit : 11:44 AM to 12:27 PM
Amrit Kalam :
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 01:26 PM to 02:47 PM
Yamaganda : 06:44 AM to 08:05 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 09:25 AM to 10:46 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 10:19 AM to 11:02 AM 02:36 PM to 03:19 PM
Varjyam : 09:08 PM to 10:56 PM