Vishnu appears on earth in various avatars, but only Rama and the Buddha play a significant role. He contains and balances good and evil and preserves the divine order of the universe. He wears a seven-headed cobra and holds a lotus flower, conch shell, spinning disc and a mace. He also bears a caste mark on his forehead.
Instances. A judge in India has summoned two Hindu gods, Ram and Hanuman, to help resolve a property dispute. Judge Sunil Kumar Singh in the eastern state of Jharkhand has issued adverts in newspapers asking the gods to “appear before the court personally”.
most of the statuary of hanuman that i've seen leaves me cold, but the eyes of this one... so expressive, so deep. i like it rather than love it, but that's ok, it's enough. i don't have to love everything!!