Gifted with the power of his divine father, he soared through the heavens toward the sun. Vāyu went with him, covering him with a cool breeze so that he would not be burned by the sun. The sun-god also withheld his blazing rays as he understood that Hanumān was a great servant of Viṣṇu who would later assist Him on earth.
Why Lord Shiva Is the Most Fascinating Hindu Deity
Shiva is both destroyer or purifier and re-creator. The snakes around his neck symbolize power over evil and fertility. He wears a female earring on his left and and a males on his right which symbolizes sexual power and union.
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Hanuman is the son of Anjana who was cursed to born on earth. In her previous life, Anjana was an Apsara named Punjikasthala- attendant of Brihaspati. She was reborn as Anjana and married Kesari,chief of Vanaras /monkeys. In her present life, she could nullify the curse only if Lord Shiva took birth from her womb as one of his incarnations. Anjana followed intense rituals and undertook penance Shiva granted her the boon and took birth as her son. Thus, Hanuman / Anjaneya was born.