Questions tagged [hanuman]

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

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Are the medicinal plants in Sri Lanka proofs of Hanuman?

I am wondering whether the medicinal plants in Sri Lanka are really proof of Hanuman's feat of bringing the mountain of medicinal plants for Lord Ram's aid. Or is their existence just a co-incidence, ...
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Will Hanuman be Brahma and create the universe? [duplicate]

Which scripture states that Hanuman will be next Brahma? I recently watched Mahabali Hanuman in which Krishna says Hanuman will become Brahma and will create universe.
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What are different Rudras?

If Lord Hanuman is 11th Rudra of Shiva than are there any other rudras? If yes please mention all of them. Thank You in Advance
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Hanuman vs Narad music competition

What is the story of sage Narada and Lord Hanuman's music competition?
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Vajra killing Hanuman

I have a confusion over Hanuman being killed by Vajra of Indra, after Hanuman eating the sun. I have read several versions, and in most of these, it was mentioned that Hanuman became unconscious, and ...
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Do followers of Hanuman have to be celibate?

The God Hanuman is such a strict celibate, I wonder whether his disciples too should follow his path. Can someone please illuminate on this?
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Why did Lord Hanuman forget that he has special powers?

Somehow Lord Hanuman forgets that he could fly, and has other special powers until Jaambavant reminds him of them. How and why did this happen? I've also heard that Lord Hanuman wasn't actually ...
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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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What is a difference between Lord Hanuman and Lord Panchmukhi Hanuman? Are they same?

While going through some discussions, I found that Panchmukhi Hanuman was altogether a different person but not Lord Hanuman and took birth a long time before Ramayan Time. But a recent chit-chat ...
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How come Lord Hanuman was able to resize his body?

Lord Hahuman was able to resize his body. When he wanted to cross the sea to get information of Maata Sita, he enlarge his body and cross the sea by jumping from India to Shri Lanka ( Keep in mind ...

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