Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Hanuman Ji History In Immortality And Afterlife

Lord Hanuman is well known for his extreme devotion to Lord Rama. Lord Hanuman is always depicted in the Indian folklaire as an icon of true devotion and a symbol of the power of true devotion and chastity.
Lord Hanuman's devotion to Lord Rama is symbolic of the devotion of the enlightened individual soul towards the supreme soul.
Many stories from the Indian literature tell the tales of Lord Hanuman protecting devotees of Lord Rama and helping those who seek his either spiritually or otherwise. Swami Tulasidas has written these lines in respect of Lord Hanuman's great character, in praise of his powers and also devotion.




Hanuman Ji History In Immortality And Afterlife:


Lord Hanuman is considered an ideal of force, power, energy, wisdom, service and devotion to God. That is why in religious scriptures, he is also called as Sakalgunnidhan. Simply put, Lord Hanuman is immortal.
 
In Shri Hanuman Chalisa, Goswami Tulsidas has written - 'Charo Jug Pratap Tumhara, Hai Prasidh Jagat Ujiara’. 
 
It is clear from this line that Lord Hanuman has been present as a troubleshooter in every age in some form or the other to protect the universe. These things about Lord Hanuman create people’s faith and reverence in him.
 
Click on this slide show to know how Hanuman came in different forms in different ages and in which form he has come in this yuga….

Hanuman Ji History In Immortality And Afterlife

Lord Hanuman is well known for his extreme devotion to Lord Rama. Lord Hanuman is always depicted in the Indian folklaire as an icon of true devotion and a symbol of the power of true devotion and chastity.
Lord Hanuman's devotion to Lord Rama is symbolic of the devotion of the enlightened individual soul towards the supreme soul.
Many stories from the Indian literature tell the tales of Lord Hanuman protecting devotees of Lord Rama and helping those who seek his either spiritually or otherwise. Swami Tulasidas has written these lines in respect of Lord Hanuman's great character, in praise of his powers and also devotion.



Hanuman Ji History In Immortality And Afterlife:




Hanuman's cultural impact extends beyond the epic in which his deeds are celebrated. Hanuman is widely believed to be immortal;[33]thus, although he is a principal figure in the great epic Ramayana, he also makes an appearance in the (historically later, but equally famous) epic Mahabharata, where he meets the hero Bhima.
It is traditionally claimed that Hanuman is present wherever the Ramayana is read:[34]
अमलकमलवर्णं प्रज्ज्वलत्पावकाक्षं सरसिजनिभवक्त्रं सर्वदा सुप्रसन्नम् |
पटुतरघनगात्रं कुण्डलालङ्कृताङ्गं रणजयकरवालं वानरेशं नमामि ||
यत्र यत्र रघुनाथकीर्तनं तत्र तत्र कृतमस्तकाञ्जलिम् ।
बाष्पवारिपरिपूर्णलोचनं मारुतिं नमत राक्षसान्तकम् ॥
yatra yatra raghunāthakīrtanaṃ tatra tatra kṛta mastakāñjalim ।
bāṣpavāriparipūrṇalocanaṃ mārutiṃ namata rākṣasāntakam ॥
[citation needed]
Similar claims can be found in other texts, such as the Vinaya Patrika by Tulsidas, with only slight variations in language. During readings of the Ramayana, a special puja and space ("asana", or seat) are reserved for Hanuman.
A number of religious leaders have claimed to have seen Hanuman over the course of the centuries, notably Madhvacharya (13th cent. CE), Tulsidas (16th cent.), Samarth Ramdas (17th cent.), Raghavendra Swami (17th cent.) and Swami Ramdas (20th cent.).