Friends Event: How Hanuman Conquered Hearts
Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre
Rothley Street, Leicester LE4 6L
Lord Rama may be the central character of the Ramayana, but it is Hanuman his devoted servant who has become perhaps the most beloved of all Hindu deities. How did he achieve such celebrity status and why does his appeal endure today? This talk draws upon the Ramayana, the Mahabharata and popular tradition to trace the development of devotion to this son of Vayu. The talk will be accompanied by an an audio-visual presentation.