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Hanuman Jayanti Puja Vidhi

Hanuman Puja Vidhi

Hanuman Puja Vidhi

Hanuman puja has 16 steps, which should be flowed with utmost devotion and care. The following are the sixteen steps of Hanuman puja in Hanuman Jayanti, along with the mantras and strotas, in english:

1. Step 1: Sankalpa (सङ्कल्प)

Sankalpa is the first step for any puja, including Hanuman puja. After you have sat for the puja, you will need to purify your right hand palm, which will be used to offer the puja. First, take ganga jal into your right hand palm through the pancha patra and clean his palm. Thereafter, take more water, leaves and flowers into the palm, and chant the following sankalpa mantra. Once done, the offering should be dropped on the ground from the palm, at His feet.

The Sankalpa Mantra:

Om Tatsat Adya Amuka Samvatsare Masottame, Amuka Tithau,

Amuka Vasare, Amuka Gotrotpannoaham Amuka Nama Adi...

Sarala Kamana Siddhyartham Shri Hanumatpujam Karishye।


2. Step 2: Avahana (आवाहन)

Abahan or Avahana should be dome with joined palms, with the thumbs turning inwards, in front of the deity.

Mantra for Abahana:

Shrihanamatah Prana Iha Prana Hanumato Jiva Iha Sthitah

Sarvendrayani, Vanmanastvakchakshurjihvaghrana Panipadapayupasthani

Hanumata Ihagatya Sukham Chiram Tishthantu Swaha

Shrirama Charanabhyonayugalasthira Manasam

Avahayami Varadam Hanumantam Bhishtadam

॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Avahanam Samarpayami


3. Dhyana (ध्यान)

Dhyana or meditation marks the beginning of the true worship pf the Lord, at which time, the Lord is said to reside in the deity in front of you.. Following Mantra should be chanted while meditating on Lord Hanuman.

The Dhayan Mantra:

Karnikara Suvarnabham Varnaniyam Gunottamam

Arnavollanghnodyuktam Turna Dhyayami Marutim

॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Dhyanam Samarpayami


4. Asana (आसन)

This is done in the belief that you request Lord Hanuman to take a seat at your offering. Hence, 5 flowers are taken and placed in front of the deity, requesting Him to take a seat.

The following asana mantra should be chanted while offering the 5 flowers to him:

Navaratnamayam Divyam Chaturasramanuttamam।

Sauvarnamasanam Tubhyam Kalpaye Kapi Nayaka

॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Asanam Samarpayami


5. Padya (पाद्य)

This step is taken to wash the Lord’s feet, as He has already taken a seat.

The following mantra should be chanted, while performing padya, or washing the lord’s feet:

Suvarnakalashanitam Sushthu Vasitamadarat।

Padayoh Padyamanagham Prati Grihana Prasida Me

Om Shri Hanumate Namah Padyam Samarpayami


6. Arghya (अर्घ्य)

Arghya is the next step after padya, to the Lord, and is done with the following mantra:

Kusumakshatasammishram Grihyatam Kapi Pungava

Dasyami Te Anjani Putra Svamarghya Ratnasamyutam

॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Arghyam Samarpayami


7. Achamana (आचमन)

Archamana is the offering of drinking water to the Lord, as he might be thirsty. It is done with the following mantra:

Maharakshasadarpaghna Suradhipasupujita

Vimalam Shamalaghna Tvam Grihanachamaniyakam

॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Achamanam Samarpayami


8. Panchamrita Snanam (पञ्चामृत स्नानम्)

Thereafter, the Lord is given a bath with Panchamrita (the mixture of milk, curd, honey, Ghee and sugar), chanting the following Snana Mantra (स्नान मन्त्र):

Madhvajyakshiradadhibhih Sagudairmantrasamyutaih

Panchamrita Prithaka Snanaih Sinchami Tvam Kapishwarah

॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Panchamrita Snanam Samarpayami

After the panchamrita bath, the Lord needs a freash, water only bath, with clean water. Hence Shuddhodaka Snanam (शुद्धोदक स्नानम्), or clean pure water bath with Ganga Jal is offered to the Lord, chanting the following mantra:

Suvarnakalashanataigangadisaridudbhavah

Shuddhodakaih Kapisha Tvamabhishinchami Marute

॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Shuddhodaka Snanam Samarpayami


9. Maunji Mekhala (मौञ्जी मेखला)

Maunji Mekhala is a girdle of grass that is offered to the Lord, as he likes to wear the same. It is done chanting the following mantra, after the Shuddh Snaan is over:

Grathitam Navabhi Ratnairmekhalam Trigunikritam

Maunjim Bhunjamayim Pitam Grihana Pavanatmaja

Om Shri Hanumate Namah Maunji Mekhala Samarpayami


10. Katisutra and Kaupina (कटिसूत्र एवं कौपीन)

This is the process of dressing up the Lord, with a waist belt and a fresh Loin Cloth. The following mantra should be chanted, while offering the Kati sutra and the Koupin or Koupina:

Katisutram Grihanedam Kaupinam Brahmacharinah

Kausheyam Kapishardula Haridraktam Sumangalam

Om Shri Hanumate Namah Katisutram and Kaupinam Samarpayami


11. Uttariya (उत्तरीय)

Uttariya is a piece of cloth, must like a sheet, that is used to cover the upper body of a person, in olden times. The same is offered to the Lord to cover his upper body, chanting the following mantra:

Pitambaram Suvarnabhamuttariyarthameva Cha

Dasyami Janaki Pranatranakarana Grihyatam

॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Uttariyam Samarpayami


12. Yajnopavita (यज्ञोपवीत)

The Lord is of the purest form, and hence the yajnaupvita, a symbol of the same and donned by all Brahmins, is offered to him, with utmost reverence, chanting the following mantra:

Shrautasmartadi Kartrinam Sangopanga Phala Pradam

Yajnopavitamanagham Dharayanilanandana

Om Shri Hanumate Namah Yajnopavitam Samarpayami


13. Gandha (गन्ध)

As a gesture of utmost reverence, perfume is offered to the Lord, to please him, chanting the following gandha mantra:

Divya Karpura Samyuktam Mriganabhi Samanvitam

Sakumkumam Pitagandham Lalate Dharaya Prabho

Om Shri Hanumate Namah Gandham Samarpayami


14. Akshata (अक्षत)

Unbroken rice, which is also considered purest form of food, is offered to the lord, after the perfume ceremony, chanting the following mantra:

Haridraktanakshatanstvam Kumkuma Dravyamishritan

Dharaya Shri Gandha Madhye Shubha Shobhana Vriddhaye

Om Shri Hanumate Namah Akshatan Samarpayami


15. Pushpa (पुष्प)

Offering of flowers is most common in all Hindu worship, amd worship of Lord Hanuman is no exception. The following if the flower offering ( pushpa )mantra for Bajrangbali:

Nilotpalaih Kokanadaih Kahlaraih Kamalairapi

Kumudaih Pundari Kaistvam Pujayami Kapishwarah

Mallika Jati Pushpaishcha Patalaih Kutajairapi

Ketaki Bakulaishchutaih Punnagairnagakesaraih

Champakaih Shatapatraishcha Karavirairmanoharaih

Pujye Tvam Kapi Shreshtha Savilvai Tulasidalaih

Om Shri Hanumate Namah Pushpani Samarpayami


16. Granthi Puja (ग्रन्थि पूजा)

Granthi means nerve ends, and this is symbolically done by making 13 knots on a piece of sacred thread, while chanting the following granthi puja mantra:

Anjani Sunave Namah, Prathama Granthim Pujayami

Hanumate Namah, Dwitiya Granthim Pujayami

Vayuputraya Namah, Tritiya Granthim Pujayami

Mahabalaya Namah, Chaturtha Granthim Pujayami

Rameshtaya Namah, Panchama Granthim Pujayam

Phalguna Sakhaya Namah, Shashthama Granthim Pujayami

Pingakshaya Namah, Saptama Granthim Pujayami

Amita Vikramaya Namah, Ashtama Granthim Pujayami

Sita Shoka Vinashanaya Namah, Navama Granthim Pujayami

Kapishwaraya Namah, Dashama Granthim Pujayami

Lakshmana Prana Datre Namah, Ekadasha Granthim Pujayami

Dashagrivadarpaghnaya Namah, Dwadasha Granthim Pujayami

Bhavishyadbrahmane Namah, Trayodasha Granthim Pujayami


17. Anga Puja (अङ्ग पूजा)

This is reverence to the different body parts of Lord Hanuman, and it is typically done with sandle dust sprinkled bel leaves and flowers in the lft hand, transferring them to the right hand, and leaving them at the foot of the Lord, while chanting the following mantra. It has to be done 20 times:

Hanumate Namah, Padau Pujayami

Sugriva Sakhaya Namah, Gulphau Pujayami

Angada Mitraya Namah, Janghe Pujayami

Ramadasaya Namah, Uru Pujayami

Akshaghnaya Namah, Katim Pujayami

Lanka Dahanaya Namah, Balam Pujayami

Ramamanidaya Namah, Nabhim Pujayami

Sagarollanghanaya Namah, Madhyam Pujayami

Lanka Mardanaya Namah, Keshavalim Pujayami

Sanjivanihartre Namah, Stanau Pujayami

Saumitrapranadaya Namah, Vakshah Pujayami

Kunthita Dasha Kanthaya Namah, Kantham Pujayami

Ramabhisheka Karine Namah, Hastau Pujayami

Mantrarachita Ramayanaya Namah, Vaktram Pujayami

Prasannadavadanaya Namah, Vadanam Pujayami

Pinganetraya Namah, Netre Pujayami

Shruti Paragaya Namah, Shrutim Pujayami

Urdhvapundradharine Namah, Kapolam Pujayami

Manikanthamaline Namah, Shirah Pujayami

Sarvabhishta Pradaya Namah, Sarvangam Pujayami


18. Dhupam (धूपं)

Dhup, or agarbatti or incense sticks are offered to the Lord in the next step after anga puja, with the following mantra:

Divyam Saguggulam Sajyam Dashangam Savahnikam

Grihana Marute Dhupam Supriyam Ghranatarpanam

Om Shri Hanumate Namah Dhupamaghrapayami


19. Deepam (दीपं)

Deep Or Diya or Deepak ( earthen oil lamp) is also offerd to th Lord with the following Mantra:

Ghrita Puritamujjvalam Sitasuryasamaprabham

Atulam Tava Dasyami Vrata Purtye Sudipakam

Om Shri Hanumate Namah Deepam Darshayami


20. Naivedya (नैवेद्य)

Naivedya is offered while chanting following Mantra.

Sashakapupasupadyapayasani Cha Yatvatah

Sakshira Dadhi Sajyam Cha Sapupam Ghritapachitam

Om Shri Hanumate Namah Naivedyam Nivedayami


21. Paniya (पानीय)

Now offer pure drinking water to Lord Hanuman while chanting following Mantra.

Water of Godavari is generally offred to Lord:

Godavari Jalam Shuddham Swarna Patrahritam Priyam

Paniyam Pavanodbhutam Swikuru Tvam Dayanidhe

Om Shri Hanumate Namah Paniyam Samarpayami


22. Uttaraposhana (उत्तरापोषण)

This is the process of Thankgiving to the Lord, for showering His blessings on us. It is also done while offering water, chanting the following Mantra:

Aposhanam Namasteastu Paparashi Trinanalam

Krishnaveni Jalenaiva Kurushva Pavanatmaja

Om Shri Hanumate Namah Uttaraposhanam Samarpayami


23. Hasta Prakshalana (हस्त प्रक्षालन)

Next is offering clean water to Lord, so that he may wash His hands. It is done by offering water, chanting the following mantra:

Diwakara Sutanita Jalena Sprisha Gandhina

Hastaprakshalanarthaya Swikurushva Dayanidhe

Om Shri Hanumate Namah Hastau Prakshalayitum Jalam Samarpayami


24. Shuddha Achamaniyam (शुद्ध आचमनीयं)

Now offer Gangajal or pure water to Lord Hanuman for Achamana while chanting following Mantra.

Raghuvirapada Nyasasthira Manasa Marute

Kaveri Jala Purnena Swikurvachamaniyakam

Om Shri Hanumate Namah Shuddha Achamaniyam Jalam Samarpayami


25. Suvarna Pushpa (सुवर्ण पुष्प)

Golden coloured or yellow colored flowers are offered to the Lord, as a symbolic gold offering, chanting the following mantra:

Vayuputra Namastubhyam Pushpam Sauvarnakam Priyam

Pujayishyami Te Murdhina Navaratna Samujjvalam

Om Shri Hanumate Namah Suvarna Pushpam Samarpayami


26. Tambula (ताम्बूल)

Tambul (Paan with betel nuts) to Bajrangbali is now offered, chanting following Mantra.

Tambulamanagha Swamin Prayatnena Prakalpitam

Avalokya Nityam Te Purato Rachitam Maya

Om Shri Hanumate Namah Tambulam Samarpayami


27. Nirajana/Aarti (नीराजन/आरती)

It is now time for aarti, which is done standing with panchapradip, chanting the following mantra:

Shatakotimaharatna Divyasadratna Patrake

Nirajana Midam Drishteratithi Kuru Marute

Om Shri Hanumate Namah Nirajanam Samarpayami


28. Pushpanjali (पुष्पाञ्जलि)

It is now time to offer pushpanjali, or offering of flowers, and it o done by everyone present at the puja. It is done with the following mantra:

Murdhanam Divo Aratim Prithivya Vaishvanaramrita Ajatamagnim

Kavim Samrajamatithim Jananama Sanna Patram Janayanta Devah

Om Shri Hanumate Namah Pushpanjali Samarpayami


29. Pradakshina (प्रदक्षिणा)

Pradakshina (going round the deity from left to right) is done, (sometimes symbolically where not physically possible), along with offering of flowers and chanting of the following strotas:

Papoaham Papakarmaham Papatma Paapa Sambhavah

Trahimam Pundarikaksha Sarva Paapa Haro Bhavah

Om Shri Hanumate Namah Pradakshinam Samarpayami


30. Namaskara (नमस्कार)

This is the final stage of the Lord Hanuman puja, where pranam or homage with deepest reverence is offered to the Lord, chanting the mantras as given below:

Namasteastu Mahavira Namaste Vayunandanah

Vilokya Kripaya Nityam Trahimam Bhakta Vatsalah

Om Shri Hanumate Namah Namaskaram Samarpayami


31. Doraka Grahana (दोरक ग्रहण)

The sacred string or dorak , that was prepared and offered in the Granthi puja, is now given to the devotees, so that they can tie it in the wrist of their right hand. The following mantra is chanted while it is tied:

Ye Putra Pautradi Samasta Bhagyam Vanchhati Vayostanayan Prapujya

Trayodashagranthiyutam Tadamkavadhnanti Haste Varadora Sutram

Om Shri Hanumate Namah Doraka Grahanam Karomi


32. Purvadora-Kottarana (पूर्वदोर-कोत्तारण)

The ritual of Purvadora-Kottarana follows Dorak Grahanam, with the following Mantra.

Anjani Garbha Sambhuta Ramakaryartha Sambhavah

Varadorakrita Bhasa Raksha Mam Prativatsaram

Om Shri Hanumate Namah Purvadorakamuttarayami


33. Prarthana (प्रार्थना)

General prayer to Lord is offered with the following mantra, for His extreme kindness and blessings, that is showered on us:

Anena Bhagwan Karya Pratipadaka Vigrahah

Hanuman Prinito Bhutva Prarthito Hridi Tishtatu

Om Shri Hanumate Namah Prarthanam Karomi


34. Vayana Dana (वायन दान) followed by Vayana Grahana (वायन ग्रहण)

Vayana, or sweets and other offerings, are made, along with chanting the following Mantra.

Yasya Smritya Cha Namottaya Tayo Yajnakriyadishu

Nyunam Sampurnatam Yati Sadyo Vande Tamachyutam

Om Shri Hanumate Namah Vayanam Dadami

35. Vayana Grahana (वायन ग्रहण)

This is the next, and last step of the puja:

Dadati Pratigrahnati Hanumaneva Nah Swayam

Vratasyasya Cha Purtyartham Prati Grahnatu Vayanam

Om Shri Hanumate Namah Vayanam Pratigrahyami


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