Lord Hanuman is the symbol strength, power, energy and knowledge. Hanuman is more powerful in his panchmukhi form and that form he had taken for a specific purpose to kill Mahiravan. Panchmukhi means five faces and every face represents different meaning. These five faces are Hayagriva, Narsimha, Hanuman, Varaha and Garuda. Panchmukhi avatar of Hanuman is also known as Hanuman’s tantrik form.
Meaning of five faces:
And these five different faces have different types of prayers i.e. naman, smaran, keerthanam, yachanam and Arpanam.
|| Panchasyachutamaneka vichitra veeryam
Sri Shanka chakra ramaniya bhujagra desam ||
|| Peethambaram makara kundala noopurangam
Dhyayethitam kapivaram hruthi bhvayami ||
Panchmukhi Hanuman is very popular. It is believed that he fulfills all the desires of his devotees if worshipped with strong devotion and dedication.