Large Sculptures of The Monkey God Hanuman
According to Hindu mythology, Lord Hanuman was the reincarnation of the Lord Shiva. Lord Hanuman helped the Lord Ram in his journey against evil. In Hindu mythology, Hanuman is one of the most idolised deities. Hanuman is always worshiped as an icon of physical potency, persistence and loyalty. The monkey god, Hanuman is worshiped on Tuesdays (the most preferred day) but some time on Saturdays also. There are many disciples of Hanumana, who keep fast in his honour and give special offering to him. Hanuman is worshipped by those men who strictly follow celibacy, as he was a brahmachari (a person who follows celibacy). In Hindu culture, it is famous that, by chanting the name of Hanuman or by singing his hymn i.e. Hanuman Chalisa, one can easily get over his troubles and problems. Some of the people also start decreeing “Bajrang Bali ki jai” (Victory to thy thunderbolt strength) when they are in trouble, as it is believed that Hanuman helps the person in trouble and provides strength to fight. He is a perfect yogi, who has a lot of strengths. He has perfect strength and devotion power. Hanuman is among the most famous Gods, there are millions of his disciples. He is worshiped by several people. His statutes are world famous. Some of the beautiful and famous images of Hanuman are mentioned below: 1) Hyderabad: In India the tallest image of Hanuman is made by a foreign sculptor. Rio De Janeiro made the tallest statue of Hanuman. This is the tallest statue in the world. This statue is 135 feet tall and this statue is located in Paritala which is located somewhere 240 km away from the city of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. This statue is famous by the name of Veera Abhaya Anjaneya. 2) Nandura: In the town of Maharashtra, Nandura, a very famous image of Hanuman is located, which is 105 ft high. This town is close to the national highway, this can be seen from there also because of its magnificent height. It feels gigantic to look at the sculpture, which is 32 metres tall. 3) Shimla: Image of Hanuman in Shimla is built recently; this image was completed in 2010. This statue is of 108 ft high. This beautiful image of Hanuman can be seen from various hill parts of Shimla, this statue boosts tourism in Himachal Pradesh. This place is famous in legends, as it is believed that Acharya Drona asked about the magical herb i.e. Sanjiveeni Buti. 4) Shahjahanpur: A famous Murti of Hanuman is in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh. This image is 32 meters high i.e. 104 ft high. This is a standing image of Hanuman. 5) Amritsar: In the Ram Tirath Temple of Hanuman of magnificent and big statue of Hanuman is beautifully carved. This statue is in the state of Punjab, India. Hanuman’s statue in this temple is 80 ft high (24.5 metres). 6) Rourkela: Hanuman Vatika is in Rourkela, in the state of Orissa, India. Here, image of hanuman is 23 metres high (75 feet).