Hindus celebrate Hanuman Jayanti, also known as Hanuman Janmotsav, or Hanuman’s birthday, with a large festival.

Legend has it that Lord Hanuman is the most powerful being in all of the kingdoms and is an incarnation of Lord Siva, the eleventh Rudra.

Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated on March 31. Lord Hanuman is a highly revered deity who can defeat all foes and shield His followers from harm.

On the auspicious day of Hanuman Jayanti each year, worshippers of Lord Hanuman offer up clean hearts