Today, 25 December 2012 is Hanuman Vratham. It is observed on Shukla Paksha Trayodasi in Margashira Masam in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and some parts of Maharashtra.
During Hanuman vrata, Lord Hanuman is worshipped with Shodashopachar Puja, 16 steps of puja procedure.
Hanuman Astottaram, Sundarakanda, Hanuman Chalisa, Hanuman Dandakam and many other Hanuman Stotrams are chanted during Hanuman vrata pooja. The main purpose of observing this vrata is – to get good health, freeing yourself from all fears, psychological tensions and success in studies or education.
How to observe Hanuman Vratham? Here is the detailed article on Hanuman Vratham procedure..
Significance of Hanuman Vratham in Margashira Masam
Read about Hanuman Deeksha, 41-day Kondagattu Anjaneya Swamy Deeksha.
In 2011, Hanuman Vratham date was December 8.