Shani Jayanti is believed to be the day when Lord Shani, one of the Navagrahas made its appearance on Earth. In 2022, the date of Shani Jayanti is May 30. For many, Shani Jayanti is a day of fasting. For others, Shani is guru and guide. We tell of Hanuman and Lord Shani Dev, and the duty of Shani.
Hanuman Jayanti or Hanuman Janam-Utsav is a Hindu religious festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Sri Hanuman, who is immensely venerated throughout India and Nepal. This festival is celebrated on different days in different parts of India. In most states of India, the festival is observed in the month of Chaitra – usually Chaitra Purnima, the 15th day of the bright half of the month. in year 2018, this translates to Saturday, 31 March.