A 17th century painting depicting Hanuman worshipping Lord Rama and his wife Sita. A 17th century painting depicting Hanuman worshipping Lord Rama and his wife Sita.
A 17th century painting depicting Hanuman worshipping Lord Rama and his wife Sita.

Is the Hindu monkey god Hanuman really Homo erectus?

  • A new book by an Indian scholar contends that the monkey god Hanuman belonged to an extinct human species
  • The author’s examination of the Hindu epic Ramayana found that Hanuman and his companions inhabited ‘a distinctive’ human culture

Topic |   Religion
A 17th century painting depicting Hanuman worshipping Lord Rama and his wife Sita. A 17th century painting depicting Hanuman worshipping Lord Rama and his wife Sita.
A 17th century painting depicting Hanuman worshipping Lord Rama and his wife Sita.
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