HINDU FASTS & FESTIVALS : 18-2.
18. HANUMAN JAYANTI-2.
He is the living embodiment of Ram-Nam.
He was an ideal selfless worker, a true Karma Yogi who worked desirelessly and dynamically.
He was a great devotee and an exceptional Brahmachari or celibate.
He served Sri Rama with pure love and devotion, without expecting any fruit in return.
He lived to serve Sri Rama.
He was humble, brave and wise.
He possessed all the divine virtues.
He did what others could not do—
crossing the ocean simply by uttering Ram-Nam,
burning the city of Lanka,
and bringing the sanjeevini herb and restoring Lakshmana to life again.
He brought Sri Rama and Lakshmana from the nether world after killing Ahiravana.
He had devotion, knowledge, spirit of selfless service, power of celibacy, and desirelessness.
He never boasted of his bravery and intelligence.
To be continued ...