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Eleven Characteristics That Makes Hanuman The Perfect Being – The Complete Man

Sage Agastya give eleven characteristics of Hanuman which makes him the perfect being or the complete man.

The characteristics enumerated by Sage Agastya are –

  1. Valor
  2. Energy
  3. Intelligence
  4. Prowess
  5. Character
  6. Charm,
  7. Discernment
  8. Composure
  9. Dexterity
  10. Vigor
  11. Fortitude

Erudition apart, Hanuman has great sensitivity and excellent communication skills. Hanuman is not just a prodigious intellect or a practical mind; he is a virtual storehouse of strength, valor, and

Greatness of his character is explained through two images. When we think of Hanuman, two pictures of Him come to our mind, almost simultaneously. In one, we see him ‘with hands folded together in the anjali pose, expression on the face, one of humility and devotion, kneeling on one leg as if receiving benediction from his lord and master Rama’; and the other: colossus like, with mace in one hand and the Sanjeevani hill in the other, striding across the heavens.

Hanuman is also the epitome of wisdom, both mundane and spiritual.