We are giving detailed Hanuman Puja Vidhi which is observed during Hanuman Jayanti and other ocassions related to Lord Hanuman. The given Puja Vidhi includes all sixteen steps which are part of Shodashopachara (षोडशोपचार) Hanuman Puja Vidhi.
Lord Hanuman Puja should begin with the Sankalpa. For that one should clean the right hand palm by taking water into it through five-vessel (पञ्च-पात्र). After that one should take fresh water, Akshata, flowers etc. into cleaned right hand palm and read following Sankalpa Mantra. After reading Sankalpa Mantra water should be dropped at the ground.
Om Tatsat Adya Amuka Samvatsare Masottame, Amuka Tithau,
Amuka Vasare, Amuka Gotrotpannoaham Amuka Nama Adi...
Sarala Kamana Siddhyartham Shri Hanumatpujam Karishye।
After taking Sankalpa, one should chant following Mantra in front of the Murti, by showing Avahan Mudra (Avahan Mudra is formed by joining both palms and folding both thumbs inwards).
Shrihanamatah Prana Iha Prana Hanumato Jiva Iha Sthitah
Sarvendrayani, Vanmanastvakchakshurjihvaghrana Panipadapayupasthani
Hanumata Ihagatya Sukham Chiram Tishthantu Swaha।
Shrirama Charanabhyonayugalasthira Manasam।
Avahayami Varadam Hanumantam Bhishtadam॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Avahanam Samarpayami॥
Dhyana should be done in front of already installed Lord Hanuman statue in front of you. Following Mantra should be chanted while meditating on Lord Hanuman.
Karnikara Suvarnabham Varnaniyam Gunottamam।
Arnavollanghnodyuktam Turna Dhyayami Marutim॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Dhyanam Samarpayami॥
After meditation of Lord Hanuman, take five flowers in Anjali (by joining palm of both hands) and leave them in front of the Murti to offer seat to Lord Hanuman while chanting following Mantra.
Navaratnamayam Divyam Chaturasramanuttamam।
Sauvarnamasanam Tubhyam Kalpaye Kapi Nayaka॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Asanam Samarpayami॥
After offering seat to Lord Hanuman offer Him water to wash the feet while chanting following Mantra.
Suvarnakalashanitam Sushthu Vasitamadarat।
Padayoh Padyamanagham Prati Grihana Prasida Me॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Padyam Samarpayami॥
After Padya offering, offer water to Lord Hanuman for head Abhishekam while chanting following Mantra.
Kusumakshatasammishram Grihyatam Kapi Pungava।
Dasyami Te Anjani Putra Svamarghya Ratnasamyutam॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Arghyam Samarpayami॥
After Arghya offering, offer water to Lord Hanuman for Achamana (water for sipping) while chanting following Mantra.
Vimalam Shamalaghna Tvam Grihanachamaniyakam॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Achamanam Samarpayami॥
After Achamana, now give a bath with Panchamrita (the mixture of milk, curd, honey, Ghee and sugar) to Lord Hanuman while chanting following Mantra.
Panchamrita Prithaka Snanaih Sinchami Tvam Kapishwarah॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Panchamrita Snanam Samarpayami॥
After Panchamrita Snanam, now give a bath with pure water (Gangajal) to Lord Hanuman while chanting following Mantra.
Shuddhodakaih Kapisha Tvamabhishinchami Marute॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Shuddhodaka Snanam Samarpayami॥
After Snana offering, offer Maunji Mekhala (the girdle of Munja grass) to Lord Hanuman while chanting following Mantra.
Grathitam Navabhi Ratnairmekhalam Trigunikritam।
Maunjim Bhunjamayim Pitam Grihana Pavanatmaja॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Maunji Mekhala Samarpayami॥
After Maunji Mekhala offering, now offer Katisutra (sacred belts around the waist) and Kaupina (loin cloth) to Lord Hanuman while chanting following Mantra.
Katisutram Grihanedam Kaupinam Brahmacharinah।
Kausheyam Kapishardula Haridraktam Sumangalam॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Katisutram and Kaupinam Samarpayami॥
After Katisutra and Kaupina offering, now offer clothes for upper body parts to Lord Hanuman while chanting following Mantra.
Pitambaram Suvarnabhamuttariyarthameva Cha।
Dasyami Janaki Pranatranakarana Grihyatam॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Uttariyam Samarpayami॥
After Uttariya offering, offer Yajnopavita to Lord Hanuman while chanting following Mantra.
Shrautasmartadi Kartrinam Sangopanga Phala Pradam।
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Yajnopavitam Samarpayami॥
After Yajnopavita offering, offer scent to Lord Hanuman while chanting following Mantra.
Divya Karpura Samyuktam Mriganabhi Samanvitam।
Sakumkumam Pitagandham Lalate Dharaya Prabho॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Gandham Samarpayami॥
After Gandha offering, offer Akshata (unbroken rice) to Lord Hanuman while chanting following Mantra.
Haridraktanakshatanstvam Kumkuma Dravyamishritan।
Dharaya Shri Gandha Madhye Shubha Shobhana Vriddhaye॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Akshatan Samarpayami॥
After Akshata offering, offer flowers to Lord Hanuman while chanting following Mantra.
Nilotpalaih Kokanadaih Kahlaraih Kamalairapi।
Kumudaih Pundari Kaistvam Pujayami Kapishwarah॥
Mallika Jati Pushpaishcha Patalaih Kutajairapi।
Ketaki Bakulaishchutaih Punnagairnagakesaraih॥
Champakaih Shatapatraishcha Karavirairmanoharaih।
Pujye Tvam Kapi Shreshtha Savilvai Tulasidalaih॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Pushpani Samarpayami॥
Now perform Granthi Puja (to prepare sacred thread for Doraka by making thirteen knots) while chanting following Mantra(s).
Anjani Sunave Namah, Prathama Granthim Pujayami।
Hanumate Namah, Dwitiya Granthim Pujayami।
Vayuputraya Namah, Tritiya Granthim Pujayami।
Mahabalaya Namah, Chaturtha Granthim Pujayami।
Rameshtaya Namah, Panchama Granthim Pujayami।
Phalguna Sakhaya Namah, Shashthama Granthim Pujayami।
Pingakshaya Namah, Saptama Granthim Pujayami।
Amita Vikramaya Namah, Ashtama Granthim Pujayami।
Sita Shoka Vinashanaya Namah, Navama Granthim Pujayami।
Kapishwaraya Namah, Dashama Granthim Pujayami।
Lakshmana Prana Datre Namah, Ekadasha Granthim Pujayami।
Dashagrivadarpaghnaya Namah, Dwadasha Granthim Pujayami।
Bhavishyadbrahmane Namah, Trayodasha Granthim Pujayami।
Now worship those Gods who are body parts of Lord Hanuman itself. For that take Gandha, Akshata and Pushpa in left hand and leave them near to Lord Hanuman statue with right hand while chanting following Mantra(s).
Hanumate Namah, Padau Pujayami।
Sugriva Sakhaya Namah, Gulphau Pujayami।
Angada Mitraya Namah, Janghe Pujayami।
Ramadasaya Namah, Uru Pujayami।
Akshaghnaya Namah, Katim Pujayami।
Lanka Dahanaya Namah, Balam Pujayami।
Ramamanidaya Namah, Nabhim Pujayami।
Sagarollanghanaya Namah, Madhyam Pujayami।
Lanka Mardanaya Namah, Keshavalim Pujayami।
Sanjivanihartre Namah, Stanau Pujayami।
Saumitrapranadaya Namah, Vakshah Pujayami।
Kunthita Dasha Kanthaya Namah, Kantham Pujayami।
Ramabhisheka Karine Namah, Hastau Pujayami।
Mantrarachita Ramayanaya Namah, Vaktram Pujayami।
Prasannadavadanaya Namah, Vadanam Pujayami।
Pinganetraya Namah, Netre Pujayami।
Shruti Paragaya Namah, Shrutim Pujayami।
Urdhvapundradharine Namah, Kapolam Pujayami।
Manikanthamaline Namah, Shirah Pujayami।
Sarvabhishta Pradaya Namah, Sarvangam Pujayami।
Now offer Dhupa to Lord Hanuman while chanting following Mantra.
Divyam Saguggulam Sajyam Dashangam Savahnikam।
Grihana Marute Dhupam Supriyam Ghranatarpanam॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Dhupamaghrapayami॥
Now offer Deep to Lord Hanuman while chanting following Mantra.
Ghrita Puritamujjvalam Sitasuryasamaprabham।
Atulam Tava Dasyami Vrata Purtye Sudipakam॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Deepam Darshayami॥
Now offer Naivedya to Lord Hanuman while chanting following Mantra.
Sashakapupasupadyapayasani Cha Yatvatah।
Sakshira Dadhi Sajyam Cha Sapupam Ghritapachitam॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Naivedyam Nivedayami॥
Now offer pure water to Lord Hanuman while chanting following Mantra.
Godavari Jalam Shuddham Swarna Patrahritam Priyam।
Paniyam Pavanodbhutam Swikuru Tvam Dayanidhe॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Paniyam Samarpayami॥
Now offer water to Lord Hanuman for Uttaraposhana (ritual of Achamana and thanksgiving to Anna-Datta) while chanting following Mantra.
Aposhanam Namasteastu Paparashi Trinanalam।
Krishnaveni Jalenaiva Kurushva Pavanatmaja॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Uttaraposhanam Samarpayami॥
Now offer water to Lord Hanuman for the washing of hands while chanting following Mantra.
Diwakara Sutanita Jalena Sprisha Gandhina।
Hastaprakshalanarthaya Swikurushva Dayanidhe॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Hastau Prakshalayitum Jalam Samarpayami॥
Now offer Gangajal or pure water to Lord Hanuman for Achamana while chanting following Mantra.
Raghuvirapada Nyasasthira Manasa Marute।
Kaveri Jala Purnena Swikurvachamaniyakam॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Shuddha Achamaniyam Jalam Samarpayami॥
Now offer gold color or yellow flowers to Lord Hanuman while chanting following Mantra.
Vayuputra Namastubhyam Pushpam Sauvarnakam Priyam।
Pujayishyami Te Murdhina Navaratna Samujjvalam॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Suvarna Pushpam Samarpayami॥
Now offer Tambula (Paan with betel nuts) to Lord Hanuman while chanting following Mantra.
Tambulamanagha Swamin Prayatnena Prakalpitam।
Avalokya Nityam Te Purato Rachitam Maya॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Tambulam Samarpayami॥
After Tambula Samarpan, perform Lord Hanuman Aarti after chanting following Mantra.
Shatakotimaharatna Divyasadratna Patrake।
Nirajana Midam Drishteratithi Kuru Marute॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Nirajanam Samarpayami॥
Now offer Pushpanjali to Lord Hanuman while chanting following Mantra.
Murdhanam Divo Aratim Prithivya Vaishvanaramrita Ajatamagnim।
Kavim Samrajamatithim Jananama Sanna Patram Janayanta Devah॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Pushpanjali Samarpayami॥
Now offer symbolic Pradakshina (circumambulate from left to right of Lord Hanuman) with flowers while chanting following Mantra.
Papoaham Papakarmaham Papatma Paapa Sambhavah।
Trahimam Pundarikaksha Sarva Paapa Haro Bhavah॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Pradakshinam Samarpayami॥
Now pay homage to Lord Hanuman while chanting following Mantra.
Namasteastu Mahavira Namaste Vayunandanah।
Vilokya Kripaya Nityam Trahimam Bhakta Vatsalah॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Namaskaram Samarpayami॥
Now devotee should accept the Dorak (the sacred thread prepared during Granthi Puja) and tie it to the right hand while chanting following Mantra.
Ye Putra Pautradi Samasta Bhagyam Vanchhati Vayostanayan Prapujya।
Trayodashagranthiyutam Tadamkavadhnanti Haste Varadora Sutram॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Doraka Grahanam Karomi॥
After Dorak Grahanam, perform the ritual of Purvadora-Kottarana while chanting following Mantra.
Anjani Garbha Sambhuta Ramakaryartha Sambhavah।
Varadorakrita Bhasa Raksha Mam Prativatsaram॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Purvadorakamuttarayami॥
Now pray to Lord Hanuman while chanting following Mantra.
Anena Bhagwan Karya Pratipadaka Vigrahah।
Hanuman Prinito Bhutva Prarthito Hridi Tishtatu॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Prarthanam Karomi॥
Now offer Vayana (sweets, etc.) while chanting following Mantra.
Yasya Smritya Cha Namottaya Tayo Yajnakriyadishu।
Nyunam Sampurnatam Yati Sadyo Vande Tamachyutam॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Vayanam Dadami॥
The following Mantra should be chanted while accepting the offered Vayana.
Dadati Pratigrahnati Hanumaneva Nah Swayam।
Vratasyasya Cha Purtyartham Prati Grahnatu Vayanam॥
॥Om Shri Hanumate Namah Vayanam Pratigrahyami॥