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Some Interesting Facts About Shri Hanuman

Maruti is his real name

The real name of Hanuman Ji is Maruti. But when he swallowed the sun in his childhood, Indra struck his chin with a thunderbolt. After that, his jaw got damaged. Since then his name was Hanuman. Hanu in Sanskrit means jaw.

He has five brothers

Lord Hanuman has five brothers. According to Brahmanda Purana, Anjana and Kesari had a total of 5 sons, of whom Hanuman Ji was the eldest. His other four brothers were Matiman, Shrutiman, Ketuman and Draiman. In the Mahabharata, Kunti’s son Bhima is also described as his brother.

Hanuman is an incarnation of Lord Shiva


Hanuman Ji is an incarnation of Lord Shiva. Anjani Putra Hanuman is also called Pawan Putra. He is a symbol of devotion, strength, and perseverance.

Makardhwaj, son of Hanuman ji


According to mythology, Makardhwaj is the only son of Hanuman Ji. It is said that when Hanuman Ji was coming back after burning Lanka, he extinguished the fire in his tail by diving into the sea. Then the sweat of his body went into the stomach of a fish, from which Makardhwaja was born.

He was also present in the war of Mahabharata (Kurukshetra)


Bajrangbali Ji was also present in the war of Mahabharata. When this war was being fought in Kurukshetra, the ensign in the chariot of Arjuna was in the name of Hanuman Ji.

Hanuman Ji loves saffron colour


When Hanuman Ji asked Sita Mata why she applied to Kesari Sindoor. So she told that if she puts it in the longevity and respect of her husband i.e. Ramji, then she also started painting herself in saffron colour. Pleased with this, Lord Rama granted him a boon that whoever offers Kesari vermilion to Hanuman Ji, all his troubles will go away.

Lord Hanuman first heard the Bhagavad Gita

Since Hanuman Ji was present on Arjuna’s chariot in the form of a flag. So it is believed that he first heard the Bhagavad Gita from the mouth of Shri Krishna. After this comes the numbers of Arjun, Sanjay and Barbaric.

Hanuman ji has also written Ramayana


Apart from Valmiki, Lord Hanuman has also written Ramayana. It is said that in the cave where he lived, he wrote a new form of Ramayana.

Panchmukhi Hanuman


Lord Hanuman has five faces, hence he is also called Panchmukhi. He took this form to kill a demon of Hades.

Surya Namaskar was invented by him


Lord Hanuman was a great yogi. He was the one who discovered Surya Namaskar. In this way, he used to bow down to his Guru (Surya Dev).

Bajrangbali is also a singer


Lord Hanuman is described as the lead singer in Narada Purana. Narada Muni had given him the boon of singing.

Bajrangbali has 108 names


In the Ashtottara Shatanamavali, 108 names of Lord Hanuman are mentioned in Sanskrit. Like Anjaneya, Hanumant, Mahavir etc.

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