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Celebrating Lord Hanuman’s birthday in Leicester at temple dedicated to the Hindu god

A special ceremony was held this week in Leicester to mark the birthday of Hindu god Lord Hanuman following six days of festivities.

The celebrations led by Swamiji who travelled from India for the occasion, took place at a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman on Melton Road.

Picture: Shree Hanuman Temple

Highlights included daily recitals and the sharing of blessed food ‘Prashad’ offered to the deity and then distributed among the devotees.

Rajesh Patel, Secretary, Shree Hanuman Temple said: “Our temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman who holds a special place in the hearts of millions around the world.

“His unwavering devotion, strength, and compassion serve as an inspiration to all.

Picture: Shree Hanuman Temple

“We’re proud to once again be holding an event which brings the community together to honour his divine presence.”

Earlier this month hundreds of young people were at the Temple to celebrate the birthday of Hindu deity Lord Ram.

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