In return, The devotees receive Prasad by the temple priests as sweets, flowers, coconuts, tilak, sacred ash (udi) and Ganga Jal (holy water).
People also celebrate him on this day by reciting various devotional hyms and prayers like the Hanuman Chalisa and reading holy scriptures like the Ramayana and Mahabharata.
Hanuman Janam-Utsav is an important festival of the Hindus. Lord Hanuman is an ardent devotee of Lord Sri Rama and is widely known for his unflinching devotion to Sri Rama. Hanuman is the symbol of strength and energy. He is said to be able to assume any form at will, wield the Gada (including many celestial weapons), move mountains, dart through the air, seize the clouds and equally rival Garuda in the swiftness of flight.
Lord Hanuman is worshipped as a deity with the ability to attain victory against evil and provide protection.