Hanuman Jayanti is a Hindu festival celebrated in honor of Lord Hanuman, the monkey deity who is widely revered for his unwavering devotion to Lord Rama. This year, it will be observed on Thursday, April 06, 2023. The festival is celebrated on the full moon day (Purnima) of the Hindu month of Chaitra and marks the birth of Lord Hanuman. Lord Hanuman is revered as a symbol of strength, courage, and devotion and is widely worshipped for his ability to overcome obstacles and provide protection and guidance to his devotees. On the day of Hanuman Jayanti, devotees gather at Hanuman temples to perform puja (prayers) and offer special prayers to the deity. The festival is also marked by religious processions, hymns, and chanting of the Hanuman Chalisa, a devotional poem in praise of Lord Hanuman. The festival is celebrated with great devotion and fervor throughout India and is considered to be an auspicious occasion for seeking blessings and spiritual rejuvenation.