Each day of the week has its religious importance in Hinduism. Like, people fast on Monday for Lord Shiva or Saturday for Shanidev. Similarly, Tuesday is a highly significant and auspicious day for Hindus. This day is associated with Lord Hanuman, Ganesha, Goddess Durga, and Kali. There are many Tuesday fast benefits.
In Hindi, Tuesday is named as ‘Mangalvar’. The planet of this day is Mars or Mangal, which is ruled by God Mangal. Thus the planet name came from.
It is believed that to emerge from the onslaught of planet Mars, devotees worship Hanuman and visit his temples on Tuesday. If you have any health issues, by worshipping Hanuman, you’ll be healthy as well as wealthy.
People observe Tuesday fast to please Hanuman, Kartikeya, Durga, and Kali. Worshiping of them protects believers from the harmful effect of Planet Mars. Eventually, couples who wish to have a son should keep Tuesday fast on this day.
People follow some rituals on this day. They keep a whole day fast and usually take one saltless meal, made of wheat and jaggery. Some people also observe fast on each Tuesday in the Hindu month Jyestha, for the goodness of their family and children. Plus fasting reduces your blood pressure level.
It is recommended to wear red and pray to Hanuman with red flowers. It will bring good luck to you. Tuesday fast in Hinduism also keeps one away from the negative energies of Shanidev.
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