In Religion and Mythology, Hanuman is a monkey god and monkey king. cf. Hanumat. Hanuman is originally the son of Vayu, the air god. And he is also an expansion of Lord Siva. Quoted from Website: Gauranga In Hinduism, Hanuman (Sanskrit: हनुमान, hanumāna) 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. He is more well-known as the son of Vayu deva, or the wind god. He is believed by some scholars to be a source for the Chinese mythological character Sun Wukong. Hanuman epitomizes virtue, strength, humility, siddhi and courage. http://www.experiencefestival.com/sanjivani Rama Hanuman Vishnu Siva