Hanuman traces the life and times of the much loved Hindu god, as well as the myths and legends associated with him. Beginning with the tale of Hanuman's birth, the book goes on to explore the origins of Hanuman and the cult of Hanuman as a warrior deity. Events from the life of Hanuman vividly bring out the colourful character of the much revered god, and shows why he has made such a special place for himself in the hearts of the people. The trusted lieutenant of Lord Rama, his messenger to a distraught Sita, and the saviour of Lakshman, Hanuman's selfless devotion endears him to all sundry.
About the Author:
ASHISH KHOKAR is a well-known writer and commentator on the arts and crafts; culture and civilization; religion and spirituality of India. He has been a critic for the Times of India, columnist for several magazines, a TV personality and editor of attendance, India's year-book on dance. He is based in Bangalore and Chennai.S. SARASWATI has a rich and variegated experience of the philosophy, culture and the arts of India. She has been a lecturer of Philosophy at Mumbai University and has conducted field studies and documented several performing arts traditions. She is also an archivist of repute for cultural material.