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Mace of Hanuman – Symbolism and Significance of the Gada or Club of Hanuman



Mace of Hanuman is a symbol of authority and physical strength. It is also a symbol of destroyer of evil. It smashes and removes Adharma and ushers in Dharma. The main significance of Hanuman’s mace is that it symbolizes power, which protects Dharma. Mace is also referred to as Gada or Club. It is made using wood, stone, iron, or other metals.



There is also deep symbolism in the positioning of Mace.

When Hanuman stands or sits holding the mace upright in his hand above his shoulders, he is unhappy with the current situation. Adharma is being practiced. He will use the mace to set the house in order and usher in peace and prosperity. It is also a warning sign to practitioners of evil.

When the mace is lowered with the tip pointing downwards, it means there is order on earth. Hanuman has defeated Adharma.

When the mace is resting by the side and Hanuman is meditating on Bhagavan Sri Ram, it means there is peace and prosperity all around. Dharma is being followed.