Lord Hanuman is considered to be the biggest devotee of Lord Rama. Lord Hanuman is considered to be the avatar of Lord Shiva. Being physically strong and having the ability to fly, Lord Hanuman is considered to be the symbol of power, strength and devotion. His act of finding Sita and burning the golden Lanka in Ramayana shows the dedication and passion that one should have for the task or work assigned to them. Hanuman is the son of Punjikasthala, the attendant of Vrihspati who was cursed to look like a monkey. It is believed that the curse could only be removed if Punjikasthala gives birth to a Shiva avatar. She pleased lord Shiva and as a result Hanuman was born.
The air lord or Lord Pavana is considered to be the father of Hanuman. Hanuman is blessed with magical power of air.
Hanuman’s childhood is very interesting. He was blessed with immortality and considered the glowing sun to be his ripe food. He tried to eat the sun when he was being struck by lord Indra.
Hanuman selected Lord Sun to be his teacher and learn expressed his wish to learn art of scriptures from him. His excellent ability to learn took him not more than 60 hours to grab the knowledge from the revolving sun Lord.
Tuesday is the day of Lord Hanuman. His followers and devotees visit temple every Tuesday and chant Hanuman Chalisa. Reading Hanuman Chalisa helps one to gather his strength and courage. Lord Hanuman is considered to be the symbol of strength. Belief in Lord Hanuman gives enormous will power to achieve success.
Hanuman Jayanti is marked as the celebration of Hanuman’s birth. It is being observed every year with joy and great celebration.
One can learn the ability to face problems, leadership qualities and how to use our enormous power. His devotion to Lord Rama teaches us how to be loyal and faithful.