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Hanuman Jayanti 2012 date

Hanuman Jayanti 2012 date based on Hindu calendar – India Standard Time. Hanuman Jayanti 2012 date is April 6.  Hanuman Jayanthi is observed as the birthday of Hindu God Hanuman and it is observed on the full moon (Purnima) day in the Hindu month of Chaitra (March – April) as per traditional lunar Hindu calendar. The day is of great significance throughout India.

It must be noted that in Andhra Pradesh, Hanumant Jayanti is observed after a 41-day Deeksha which begins on Chaitra Purnima. In Andhra Pradesh, Hanuman Jayanti in 2012 is on May 15, 2012.

In Tamil Nadu, Hanuman Jayanti is observed during the Margazhi month (December – January). This is on Moolam Nakshatram day. Next Hanuman Jayanti in Margazhi month is in January 11, 2013.

Another popular day dedicated to Hanuman is the Hanumantha Vrata observed in Margashirsh month (November - December) in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. This will be next observed on December 25, 2012.

In some regions, Hanuman Jayanti is observed on the day before Diwali. This is hugely popular with certain communities in North India.