Hanumanh Jayanti or Hanumath Jayanti is celebrated to commemorate the birth of Hanuman, the Vanara god, widely venerated throughout India. The event is celebrated on the 15th day of the Shukla Paksha, during the month of Chaitra (the Chaitra Pournimaa).
2016 Date: April 22, 2016
2017 Date: April 11, 2017
Observances: Commemorate the birth of Hanuman
Type of holiday: Birth anniversary celebration
Featured in religions: Hinduism