“निश्चय प्रेम प्रतीति ते, विनय करैं सनमान । ..
तेहि के कारज सकल शुभ, सिद्ध करें हनुमान ॥“
He is the favorite of all age groups, Worshipped by all who wish to attain strength and courage in their lives, Lord Hanuman is one of the most revered figures in Hindu history. He is the real superman of India. Most of us grew up listening their stories through our parents, we have see many shows on TV, still there are many things which we need to reiterate, we should devise new ways to make this reach to coming generations.
Birth Story of Hanuman ji
Mahavir Hanuman is the 11th Rudra avatar or 11th incarnation of Lord Shiva and greatest bhakt Lord Shree Rama. Hanuman ji was born in the Vanar caste. His mother's name is Anjana (Anjani) and his father Vanararaj Keshari. For this reason, he is called by the names Anjaneya and Kesarinandan.
According to other beliefs, Hanuman ji is also called Pawan Putra.
Once, King Dasharatha of Ayodhya was performing a Putreshti havan with his wives. This havan was being done to get a son. After the end of the Havan, Gurudev distributed a small portion of Prasad's pudding among the three queens.
A crow took a small portion of Kheer to a place where Anjaneya's mother was doing tapasya. All of this happened according to the wish of Lord Shiva and Vayu Dev. When Kheer came in the hands of Anjana, doing penance, she accepted it as a Prasad of Shiva. Due to this Prasad, Hanuman was born.
Meaning of Hanuman
If the Sanskrit meaning of the word 'Hanuman' is derived, it means a person whose face or jaw is impaired. However, let us tell you that there is a legend about the name Hanuman that the child Hanuman's jaw (Hanu in Sanskrit) was broken due to the thunderbolt of Devraj Indra, after which he got the name Hanuman.
Is Hanuman Ji still alive?
Hanuman ji will remain in his body till the end of this Kali-yuga. They still roam the earth today.
Hanuman ji got the boon of immortality to protect the religion. Due to this boon, Hanuman is still alive and he is engaged in protecting the devotees and religion of God.
The work of establishing and protecting religion is in the hands of 4 people - Durga, Bhairav, Hanuman and Krishna.
Where Hanuman Ji lives in Kalyug?
Hanumanji lives on the Gandhamadan mountain in Kali Yuga, according to the description in Srimad Bhagavata. It is noteworthy that at the time of his unknown exile the Pandavas reached near Gandhamadan. Once Bhima Sahasradal reached the forest of Gandhamadan mountain to take the lotus, where he saw Hanuman lying down and then Hanuman had vanquished Bhima.
Where is Gandhmadan Parvat?
According to the Puranas, between the elongated stretch of Jambudweep and Bhadrashava block, it is called Gandhamadan mountain, which was famous for its fragrant forests. This area can be reached by two routes. The first via Mansarovar via Nepal and the second ahead of Bhutan hills and the third via China via Arunachal. Probably when Arjuna met Hanuman ji in a pilgrimage in Assam during the Mahabharata period, Hanuman ji must have come to the Assam shrine via Bhutan or Arunachal.
Why people offer Sindoor to Hanuman Ji?
Hanuman ji is very fond of Sindoor. The reason behind this is told that one day Lord Hanumanji reached Mother Sita's room. He saw Mata red colour being decorated in demand. When Hanumanji asked Mata, Mata said that by applying it, Lord Rama's age increases and Lord's affection is received.
Then Hanuman ji thought that when the mother is getting so much love from God by applying so much Sindoor, then if I apply more than these, then I will get more affection, love of God and the life of God will be longer. Thinking this, he applied Sindoor all over his body. Therefore it is said that Lord Hanuman likes to apply Sindoor.
How to get Hanuman Darshan and Kripa?
Hanuman ji is a very happy deity. The first condition for his grace to remain constant on you is that you should be pure with the mind, words and deeds, that is, never lie, do not have any kind of intoxication, do not eat meat and have a loving relationship with your family members.
Keep it Apart from this, recite Shree Hanuman Chalisa or daily.
Being a follower of Hanuman ji, One can keep Hanuman ji Murti at home, There are many Beautiful idols which are available online. You can go on the given links in this article to chose your favourite murti online.