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Hanuman is one of the central characters of Ramayana. He is a devotee of Rama and the son of Vayu.

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Who was more powerful? Rama or Hanuman? [closed]

Hanuman had too much powers in his body and Lord Rama also had many powers and he killed Ravana. But I want to know that who was more powerful? Rama or Hanuman?
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What is the story of demoness who used to attract shadows and killed by Lord Hanuman?

In Sundara Kanda, Verse 3 of Ramcharitamanas (as given below), it is mentioned that, there was a demoness used to live in Indian Ocean who attracts the shadow of flying objects and kill them for ...
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Does Ganesh has all eight siddhis?

I saw in a television series that Ganesha has all 8 siddhis. I am aware how unreliable tv is. So my question is: is Hanuman the only one who possesses all 8 siddhis?
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Why lord Ram used Brahmastra to kill Hanuman but failed? [duplicate]

What is the story and why lord Ram want to kill Hanuman and finally used Brahmastra but failed? How could the Brahmastra failed?
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How does Lord Hanuman recalls his special powers? [duplicate]

I remember some sage cursed Lord Hanuman for misusing his great powers and Hanuman forgot that he had special powers. But how did he break the curse? How did he get to know that he has special powers?...
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Garuda [Big Thiruvadi] and Hanuman [Small Thiruvadi]

Garuda the king of birds is the vahana of Sriman Narayana and his consort Goddess Lakshmi. He carries them on their shoulder and flies from one place to another. He will be on the skies hence known as ...
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Is Lord Hanuman really immortal and what are ways to become his true follower

The question just hit my mind with a question mark. Does lord hanuman really exists (immortal)? What are the best ways to become his true follower and how to impress him.
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Why oil is offered to Lord Hanuman's feet? [duplicate]

We offered ghee or milk to other Lord like Shiva, Rama in their head. Then why we offered oil on Lord Hanuman's feet?
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What is the meaning of Tamil saying “Begin with Ganesa and end up with Anjaneya”

Wiki page on Panchmukhi Hanuman says that there is Tamil saying "Begin with Ganesa and end up with Anjaneya". Can someone please explain what is the meaning of this?
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What is role of Lord Hanuman in Mahabaratha? [duplicate]

Could someone know about Lord Hanuman helped/role in the Kurukshetra. And who requested himself to resides in the Arjuna's chariot flag either Beema or Lord Krishna.
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A question on chronology of Muktika Canon

I have read Upanishads are 108 , and in the Muktika Canon , Sri Ramchandra enumerates their name to Hanuman when Hanuman asked him the way to salvation. As far as my knowledge, Upanishads were ...
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How not to displease Lord Hanuman

I am a great devotee of Lord Hanuman and want to be careful with my actions. I want to know, being a devotee of Lord Hanuman what things should I avoid which might displease him.
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Is there any ritual to offer black chandan to Lord Hanuman or Bhairav?

Recently I heard that black chandan is being offered to Lord Hanuman or Bhairav or both. Is it true? Is there any ritual to offer black chandan to Lord Hanuman or Bhairav?
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What is the reason behind hanuman's brahmacharya? [duplicate]

I don't have much details but have a straight question about the celibacy of hanuman. Is there any specific reason that hanuman is brahmachari other than that he is true devotee of lord ram and don't ...
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How to position nandi statue in Hanuman temple? [closed]

In a Hanuman temple near our house there is a nandi statue. Temple is very old . Nandi statue is now coming near the road. I want that it should be placed some where away from road. Hanuman temple is ...
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How did Hanuman manage to survive after he got cursed? [closed]

Hanuman once got cursed that he would not remember his powers until someone reminded him of his powers. But the effect of that curse ended when Lord Jambavanth reminded Hanuman of his power before he ...
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Does Mahabhagavata Purana mention Hanuman as Shiva amsha?

I have seen this article on Wikipedia which tells that Hanuman is Shiva amsha and refers to Mahabhagavatha Purana. Is it mentioned in Mahabhagavatam as such?
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Hanuman forgeting divine powers [duplicate]

In the ongoing TV serial, Mahabali Hanuman, it was shown that Hanuman forgot his shaktis(Powers) due to curse by Rishis when he went to Swarg Lok to bring back his mother. But, as far as I know, ...
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Who was Makardhawaj? [duplicate]

When Lord Hanuman went to Patal Lok to save Lord Rama and Lakshmana from Ravana's brother Ahivaravan,he saw a demon who was a guard of Patal Lok named 'Makardhawaj'. Who was the demon Makardhawaj?
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What is markathe? And why does King Vali calls Hanuman a markathe?

What is markathe? And why does King Vali calls Hanuman a markathe?
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Can I offer Bel leaves as offering in Hanuman temples?

Since Hanuman is avatar of shiva, can I offer Bel leaves as offering in Hanuman temples?
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Individual Anjaneya photo

Many people say that we should not keep individual Anjaneya photo in our house for worship. He should always be with Lord Rama, Sita and Lakshmana. Any evidence from age old puranas or scriptures ...
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What is the main reason behind pleasing lord Hanuman on tuesday? [duplicate]

What is the purpose of doing puja of lord hanuman on tuesday?
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How did Hanuman get the 8-Siddhis and 9-Nidhis? [duplicate]

What should one do to achieve 8-Siddhis and 9-Nidhis?
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Was current Lord Brahma once Hanuman? [duplicate]

It is said in the epics that same events repeat in same yuga. If so, then Hanuman is going to be the next Brahma. Now does it mean the current Brahma was once Hanuman? Was current sage Vyasa, ...
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What is the year when Lord Rama was born? [duplicate]

This is my wish that I want to know that year when Shri Rama was born.