hinduism, hanuman (sanskrit: hanumana) is a vanara who aided
rama (an avatar of vishnu) in rescuing his wife, sita, from
the rakshasa king ravana. he symbolizes the pinnacle of bhakti,
and is seen by some to have also been an avatar of shiva.
is more well-known as the son of vayu deva, or the wind god.
hanuman epitomizes virtue, strength, humility, siddhi and
courage. he is symbolized in hinduism for his unwavering dedication
to righteousness, unstinting performance of entrusted duties,
and unfailing talents in serving his master rama.