He is an exceptional Brahmachari or celibate. Lord Hanuman is a symbol of true devotion, strength, energy and power.
Shri Hanuman: Symbol of Pure Love and Selfless
Lord Hanuman was born of the Wing God "Vayu Dera" and Anjani Devi". It is believed that he is an incarnation or pure reflection of Lord Shiva. He is known as Pavanputra(Son of Wind), Anjaneya, Maruthi, Bahrangbali(strong as thunder, fast as lightning). He is a great devotee of Lord Shriram. He served the Lord Sri Rama with pure Love and Devotion and hence the Lord was called as an Ideal Selfless devotee. He was the the living embodiment of the power of "Shri RamaNamam.
The festival is celebrated at different times in different places. In most of the places of India, Hanuman Jayanthi is observed on the Full Moon Day of the month Chaitram(April).
Shree Hanuman Jayanthi Celebration Dates 2014:
Shri Hanuman Jayanthi Celebration Day
2014 Dates & Day
|Maharastra & Karnataka||Full Moon day of the the month of Chaitram (March/April)||April 15, 2014(Tuesday)|
|AndhraPradesh||Tenth day of the dark fortnight of the month Vaishaka (May/June)||May 23, 2014(Friday)|