I have read in multiple forums, which talks about Hanumana being rewarded as future Brahma.

Can anyone point out, where exactly it is mentioned that he is going to be future Brahma?

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    So far I haven't found anything, but in Swami Krishnananda's commentary on the Bhagavad Gita, he says this: swami-krishnananda.org/bgita/bgita_27.html "It is mentioned in the Valmiki Ramayana that the next Brahma will be Hanuman: svayam nava vyakaranarthavetta brahma bhavatyapi te prasadat." But I couldn't find the verse in the Valmiki Ramayana, and I don't think the Valmiki Ramayana mentions Kalpas and successions of Brahma and so on. Perhaps the quote is actually from some Purana. May 17 '15 at 14:11
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    @mukunda Welcome to Hinduism.SE! You should cite sources. Like do you know what Puranas mentions that this Mahakalpa's Vayu will be the next Mahakalpa's Brahma? Jun 18 '15 at 5:10
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    @Krishna, you can refer RamayaNa for this boon from God Rama what was granted/given to hanumantha.
    – mukunda
    Jul 20 '15 at 3:36
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    @Krishna Where in the Ramayana does Rama grant a boon to Hanuman to become the next Brahma? By the way, have you seen my question about Nappinnai, the lover of Krishna mentioned by the Alwars: hinduism.stackexchange.com/q/7800/36 Jul 20 '15 at 15:38
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    @Krishna As far as I know, the only boon that Rama gives to Hanuman in the Uttara Kanda is the one described in my answer here: hinduism.stackexchange.com/a/1988/36 "[Rama] said to Hanuman: "It is settled that thou shalt live forever, do thou, now observe thy promise. As long as my history shall run current in this world do thou at my command live happily." Being thus addressed by high-souled Raghava Hanuman attained to great delight and said: "As long as the sacred theme shall pass current in this world I shall live here carrying out thy commands."" Jul 20 '15 at 16:17

As per Sanatana Dharma there will be continuous creation and destruction. At the beginning of creation the first Kalpa is Padma Kalpa. It is on this day of Brahma that he is created by the Supreme Being. Each Brahma rules for one hundred years - a mind boggling figure in human years. Brahma's day comprises of one Kalpa - 4,320,086,400 human years. His night is equally long. Therefore Brahma will rule for 72,000 kalpas or 311,046,220,800,000 human years. In our Brahma's reign the first paraardha of half is completed and we are in second paraadha or 51st year of His life. At the end of His life, all creation once again merges in the creator as his Padma Simhasan goes back into the Supreme Beings navel. The Supreme Being then sleeps till it is time to once again re-start the creation.

Valmiki Ramayana states that pleased with his devotion and Services, Mahavishnu as Sri Ramachandra blesses Hanuman and promises that he will be the Brahma in the next cycle of creation.

This is the reference.

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    Where in Valmiki Ramayana it is stated that Ramachandra blesses Hanuman to be the future Brahma? AFAIK, There is no mention of future Brahma in the Valmiki Ramayana. Aug 9 '17 at 6:48

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