The Epic Of The Ramayana Essay

1161 Words Jan 11th, 2016 5 Pages
In Ramayana, Hanuman inspired me in various ways. Hanuman is one of the most

celebrated and worshipped figures in Indian religion. Hanuman has the ability to accomplish

even the most difficult tasks, and protection from ghosts and evil spirits. Hanuman 's tale is

told in the epic Ramayana is renowned for its ability to inspire its readers to face ordeals and

conquer obstructions in their own lives. At the time of the Ramayana, Hanuman is sent as an

advance spy to Lanka, the capital of the mighty demon Ravana 's empire. Ravana has

provoked Lord Rama by carrying away his beloved wife Sita in order to start a war. During

the epic times that follow, Hanuman brings hope and secret messages to the captive Sita,

leads Rama 's monkey army in the Battle of Lanka and single-handedly kills many demons

including Lankini, Champion of the demons.

During the time Hanuman is captured by the enemy, only to outwit them with the

cunning use of his powers. He returns to find Lord Rama and his brother Lakshmana

themselves captured by the enemy and about to be sacrificed to the goddess Kali by the

sorcerer Mahiravana. In a tale of great daring, Hanuman outsmarts the evil lord into

becoming the sacrifice himself, thereby earning the eternal respect of Kali. She appoints

Hanuman as her doorkeeper and today many of her temples are seen to have a monkey

guarding their doorways. After the defeat of Ravana, Rama and Sita are crowned King and

Queen of Ayodhya.…

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