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Hanuman's Tale: The Messages of a Divine Monkey

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Hanuman, the devoted monkey helper of Rama and Sita, has long been recognized as a popular character in India's ancient Ramayana epic. But more recently he has also become one of the most beloved and worshiped gods in the Hindu pantheon - enshrined in majestic new temples, but equally present in poster art, advertising, and mass media. Drawing on Sanskrit and vernacular ...more
Paperback, 434 pages
Published November 1st 2006 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published January 1st 2006)
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Philip Lutgendorf is Professor Emeritus of Hindi and Modern Indian Studies at the University of Iowa.