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Shri Hanuman chalisa


Shri Hanuman Chalisa

Shri Guru Charan Saroj Raj


After cleansing the mirror of my mind with the pollen

Nij mane mukure sudhar


dust of the holy Guru's Lotus feet. I Profess the pure,

Varnao Raghuvar Vimal Jasu


untainted glory of Shri Raghuvar which bestows the four-

Jo dayaku phal char


fold fruits of life.(Dharma, Artha, Kama and Moksha).

Budhi Hin Tanu Janike


Fully aware of the deficiencies in my intelligence, I

Sumirau Pavan Kumar


focus my attention on Pavan Kumar and humbly

Bal budhi Vidya dehu mohe


ask for strength, intelligence and true knowledge to

Harahu Kalesa Vikar


rid me of all blemishes, causing pain.

Jai Hanuman gyan gun sagar


Victory to thee, O'Hanuman! Ocean of Wisdom-All

Jai Kapis tihun lok ujagar


hail to you O'Kapisa! (fountain-head of power, wisdom and Shiva-Shakti) You illuminate all the three worlds (entire cosmos) with your glory.

Ram doot atulit bal dhama


You are the divine messenger of Shri Ram, the

Anjani-putra Pavan sut nama


repository of immeasurable strength, though known only as Son of Pavan (Wind), born of Anjani.

Mahavir Vikram Bajrangi


With limbs as sturdy as Vajra (The mace of God Indra)

Kumati nivar sumati Ke sangi


you are valiant and brave. On you attends good Sense and Wisdom. You dispel the darkness of evil thoughts.

Kanchan varan viraj subesa


Your physique is beautiful  and golden in color. Your dress

Kanan Kundal Kunchit Kesa


is pretty. You wear earrings and have long curly hair.

Hath Vajra Aur Dhuvaje Viraje


You carry in your hand a lightening bolt along with a victory

Kandhe moonj janehu sajai


(kesari) flag and wear the sacred thread on your shoulder.

Sankar suvan kesri Nandan


As a descendant of Lord Sankar, you are the comfort and pride

Tej pratap maha jag vandan


of Shri Kesari. With the luster of your Vast Sway, you are propitiated all over the universe.

Vidyavan guni ati chatur


You are the repository of learning, virtuous and fully accom-

Ram kaj karibe ko aatur


palished, always keen to carry out the behest of Shri Ram.

Prabu charitra sunibe ko rasiya


You are an ardent listener, always so keen to listen to the

Ram Lakhan Sita man Basiya


narration of Shri Ram's Life Stories. Your heart is filled with what Shri Ram stood for. You therefore always dwell in the hearts of Shri Ram, Lakshman and Sita.

Sukshma roop dhari Siyahi dikhava


You appeared before Sita in a Diminutive form and spoke to

Vikat roop dhari lanka jarava


her in humility. You assumed an awesome form and struck terror by setting Lanka on fire.

Bhima roop dhari asur sanghare


With over-whelming might you destroyed the Asuras

Ramachandra ke kaj sanvare


(demons) and performed all tasks assigned to you by Shri Ram with great skill.

Laye Sanjivan Lakhan Jiyaye


You brought Sanjivan (A herb that revives life) and restored

Shri Raghuvir Harashi ur laye               


Lakshman back to life, Shri Raghuvir (Shri Ram) cheerfully  embraced you with his heart full of joy.

Raghupati Kinhi bahut badai


Shri Raghupati (Shri Ram) hearly extolled your excellence and

Tum mam priye Bharat-hi sam bhai


said: "You are as dear to me as my own brother Bharat."

Sahas badan tumharo yash gaave


Thousands of living beings are chanting hymns of your glories

Us kahi Shripati kanth lagaave


saying thus, “Shri Ram warmly hugged him (Shri Hanuman).”

Sankadik Brahmadi Muneesa


When prophets like Sanka, even the Sage like Lord Brahma,

Narad Sarad sahit Aheesa


the great hermit Narad himself, Goddess Saraswati and Ahisha (one of immeasurable dimensions).

Yam Kuber Digpal Jahan te


Even Yamraj (God of Death) Kuber (God of Wealth) and the

Kavi kovid kahi sake kahan te


Digpals (deputies guarding the four corners of the Universe) have been vying with one another in offering homage to your glories. How then can a mere poet give adequate expression to your superb excellence?

Tum upkar Sugreevahin keenha


You rendered a great service to Sugriv. You united him with

Ram milaye rajpad deenha


Shri Ram and he installed him on the Royal Throne. By heeding

Tumharo mantra Vibheeshan mana


your advice, Vibhishan became Lord of Lanka. This is known

Lankeshwar Bhaye Sub jag jana


all over the Universe.

Yug sahastra jojan par Bhanu


On your own you dashed upon the Sun, which is at a fabulous

Leelyo tahi madhur phal janu


distance of thousands of miles, thinking it to be a sweet luscious fruit.

Prabhu mudrika meli mukh mahee


Carrying the Lord's Signet Ring in your mouth, there is

Jaladhi langhi gaye achraj nahee


hardly any wonder that you easily leapt across the ocean.

Durgaam kaj jagat ke jete


The burden of all difficult tasks of the world become light

Sugam anugraha tumhre tete


with your kind grace.

Ram dware tum rakhvare,


You are the sentry at the door of Shri Ram's Divine Abode.

Hoat na agya binu paisare


No one can enter it without your permission,

Sub sukh lahai tumhari sarna


All comforts of the world lie at your feet. The devotees enjoy all

Tum rakshak kahu ko dar na


divine pleasures and feel fearless under your benign Protection.

Aapan tej samharo aapai


You alone are befitted to carry your own splendid valour. All the

Teenhon lok hank te kanpai


three worlds (entire universe) tremor at your thunderous call.

Bhoot pisach Nikat nahin aavai


All the ghosts, demons and evil forces keep away, with the

Mahavir jab naam sunavai


sheer mention of your great name, O'Mahaveer!!

Nase rog harai sab peera


All diseases, pain and suffering disappear on regularly reciting

Japat nirantar Hanumant beera


Shri Hanuman's holy name.

Sankat se Hanuman chudavai


Those who remember Shri Hanuman in thought, words and deeds

Man Karam Vachan dyan jo lavai


with sincerity and faith, are rescued from all crises in life.

Sub par Ram tapasvee raja


All who hail, worship and have faith in Shri Ram as the Supreme

Tin ke kaj sakal Tum saja


Lord and king of penance. You make all their difficult tasks so easy.

Aur manorath jo koi lavai


Whoever comes to you for fulfillment of any desire with faith

Sohi amit jeevan phal pavai


and sincerity, he or she will secure the imperishable fruit of human life.

Charon Yug partap tumhara


All through the four ages your magnificent glory is acclaimed far

Hai persidh jagat ujiyara


and wide. Your fame is radiantly acclaimed all over the Cosmos.

Sadhu Sant ke tum Rakhware


You are Saviour and the guardian angel of saints and sages and

Asur nikandan Ram dulhare


the destroyer of all Demons. You are the angelic darling of Shri Ram.

Ashta sidhi nav nidhi ke dhata


You can grant to anyone the yogic power of the Eight Siddhis

Us var deen Janki mata


(power to become light and heavy at will) and Nine Nidhis (riches, comfort, power, prestige, fame, sweet relationship etc.) Mother Janki has conferred this boon upon you.

Ram rasayan tumhare pasa


You possess the power of devotion to Shri Ram. In all rebirths

Sada raho Raghupati ke dasa


you will always remain Shri Raghupati's most dedicated disciple.

Tumhare bhajan Ram ko pavai


Through hymns sung in devotion to you, one can find Shri Ram

Janam janam ke dukh bisravai


and become free from the suffering of several births.

Anth kaal Raghuvir pur jayee


If at the time of death one enters the Divine Abode of Shri Ram,

Jahan janam Hari-Bakht Kahayee


in all future births he is born as the Lord's devotee.

Aur Devta Chit na dharehi


One need not entertain any other deity for Propitiation, as

Hanumanth se hi sarve sukh karehi


devotion toward Shri Hanuman alone can give all happiness.

Sankat kate mite sab peera


One is freed from all the sufferings and rebirths in the world.

Jo sumirai Hanumat Balbeera


When who adores and remembers Shri Hanuman.

Jai Jai Jai Hanuman Gosahin


Hail, Hail, Hail, Shri Hanuman, Lord of senses. Let your victory

Kripa Karahu Gurudev ki nyahin


over evil be firm and final. Bless me in my capacity as the supreme guru (teacher).

Jo sat bar path kare kohi


One who recites Chalisa one hundred times, becomes free from the

Chutehi bandhi maha sukh hohi


bondage of life and death and enjoys the highest bliss forever.

Jo yah padhe Hanuman Chalisa


All those who recite Hanuman Chalisa (The forty Chaupais)

Hoye siddhi sakhi Gaureesa


are sure to receive benediction. Such is the evidence of no less a witness as Bhagwan Sankar.

Tulsidas sada hari chera


Tulsidas as a bonded slave of the Divine Master, stays perpetually at

Keejai Das Hrdaye mein dera


his feet and prays: "Oh Lord! You are enshrined within my heart & soul."

Pavantnai sankat haran,


Oh! conqueror of the Wind, Destroyer of all miseries, you are a

Mangal murti roop.


symbol of all that is auspicious.

Ram Lakhan Sita sahit,


Along with Shri Ram, Lakshman and Sita, reside in my heart.

Hrdaye basahu sur bhoop.


Oh! King of Gods.