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Is it true that "Hanuman is Lord's Shiva Avatar" is a medieval suggestion?

Where is it mentioned that Hanuman is Lord's Shiva Avatar?

I ask about: whether "Hanuman is Lord's Shiva Avatar" is a medieval suggestion or not?, And if not, where is it mentioned?

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  • In the Shiva purana. I will add that there is also a refence that Hanuman is an avatar of Pavan.
    – Wikash_
    Jan 18 '20 at 22:53
  • @Ketan it answers my question partially, not completely. I ask also about if it is a medieval suggestion.
    – salah
    Jan 19 '20 at 6:34
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It's mentioned in Shiva Purana: Śatarudra-saṃhitā: Chapter 20 - The Incarnation of Hanūmat and his story:

  1. Indeed he [Hanuman] was the Incarnation of Śiva the lord and uplifter of devotees. He was the life-saviour of Lakṣmaṇa and the destroyer of the arrogance of all Daityas.

Hanuman Chalisa also mentions Hanumanji as son of Anjani, Keshari and son/incarnation of Vayu and Shiva:

राम दूत अतुलित बल-धामा । अंजनि पुत्र पवनसुत नामा ।। (2)

शंकर सुवन केसरी नंदन । तेज प्रताप महा जग बन्दन ।। (6)

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