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Hanuman Jayanti Vrat – Upvas

Hanuman Jayanti Vrat, also referred as Hanuman Jayanthi Upvaas, is dedicated to Lord Hanuman and is performed on His birthday and also a day before it in some regions. Hanuman Jayanti is observed on the Chaitra Purnima day (full moon day in the Hindu month of Chaitra). In 2024, the date of Hanuman Jayanti Vrat is on April 22 in Maharashtra and other western parts of India.

 Hanuman Jayanti day is on April 23.

Hanuman Jayanti upvaas is a full day fast. Those who opt for partial fasting eat fruits or take a single meal. People read Hanuman Chalisa or chant Ram Nam on the day. Most devotees visit Hanuman Temple or temples dedicated to Lord Ram and spend the day in the temple.

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