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Name of Mother of Hanuman – What is Hanuman’s Mother’s Name?

Hanuman is the divine monkey god who is an ardent devotee of Bhagvan Sri Ram. There are numerous stories regarding the birth of Hanuman but in all these stories Mother of Hanuman is the same person. Name of the mother of Hanuman is Anjana or Anjani.

Anjani was the wife of Monkey King Kesari. She had the capacity to take human form. There are also legends which indicate that Anjana was a divine being and was on earth due to a curse.

Many legends indicate that she offered prayers to Shiva and she was blessed with a powerful son like Hanuman.

In many stories it was Vayu, the wind god, that aided Anjana to become pregnant.

Anjaneri Mountain – Hindu God Hanuman's Birthplace