THE HANUMAN CHALISA With English Meaning HANUMAN: God Of Physical and Mental Strength CHALISA: 40 Verses Shree Guru Charan Saroj Raj, Nij Man Mukar Sudhari, Barnau Raghuvar Bimal Jasu, Jo dayaku Phal Chari . With the dust of Guru’s Lotus feet, I cleanse the mirror of my mind and recite the holy glory of lord Sri Ram , the greatest of Raghu dynasty, the giver of the four achievements of life. Budhi heen Tanu Janike, Sumirow, Pavan Kumar, Bal Buddhi Vidya Dehu Mohi, Harahu Kalesh Vikaar . Knowing that I am ignorant, I plead you, O Hanuman, The son of Pavan - the lord of wind , kindly give me strength, wisdom and knowledge, removing my griefs and flaws. Jai Hanuman Gyan Guna Sagar Jai Kipis Tihun Lok Ujgaar . Victory of you, O Hanuman, ocean of knowledge and wisdom, victory to the Lord of monkeys who is greatly known in all the three worlds ( Heaven , Earth and Hell ). Ramdoot Atulit Bal Dhamaa, Anjani Putra Pavansut naamaa. The messenger of Sri Rama , one who holds immense strength, son of Anjani and the Pavan - the wind. Mahebeer Bikram Bajrangi, Kumati Nivaar Sumati Ke Sangi. Oh brave Hanuman, with a body like lightening. You dispel evil and are a companion of goodness. Kanchan Baran Biraaj Subesaa, Kanan kundal kunchit kesa. Golden coloured physique, prettily dressed , wearing ear-rings and with long curly hair. Hath Bajra Aur Dhvaja Birjai, Kandhe Moonj Janeu saage. Holding in one hand a lighting bolt ( weapon of lord Indra ) and in the other a banner of victory with sacred thread of Hinduism across his shoulder. Shankar Suvna Kesari Nandan, Tej Pratap Maha Jag Vandan. Oh Hanuman ! The reincarnation of lord Shiva ,and son of Shri Keshri. The entire world is pacified by your glory. Vidyavaan Guni Ati Chatur, Ram Kaj Karibe Ko Atur You are virtuous, very wise and highly keen to do the work of Shri Ram Chandra. Prabhu Charittra Sunibe Ko Rasiya, Ram Lakhan Sita man basyia. You intensely willing to listening to the biography of Sri Ram , hence dwell in your the heart Shri Ram, Sita and Shri Lakshman. Sukshma roop Dhari Siyahi Dikhwana, Bikat roop Dhari Lank Jarawa You put on a humble form in front of Sita and you assumed a demonic form while setting Lanka on fire. Bhim roop Dhari Asur Sanhare, Ramchandra Ke kaaj Savare. Assumed a powerful form to kill demons in Lanka and performed tasks of Shri Ram. Laye Sajivan Lakhan Jiyaye, Shri Raghubir harashi ur laye. You saved Lakshman by bringing the Sanjivni herbs. Shri Ram took you in his deep embrace, his heart full of joy. Raghupati Kinhi Bahut Badaai, Tum Mama Priya Bharat Sam Bahi. Shri Ram showered praises on you saying , “you are as dear to me as my own brother Bharat". Sahastra Badan Tumharo Jas Gaave, Asa kahi Shripati Kanth Laagave. Shri Ram Chandra embraced Hanuman saying , “Let the thousand - tongued sheshnaag (snake) sing your glories". Sankadik Brahmadi Muneesa, Narad Sarad Sahit Aheesa Sanak ( a great saint) and the sages, lord Brahma, Narad and Goddess Saraswati along with Sheshnag , fail to sing the glories of Hanumanji exactly. Jam Kuber Digpal Jahan Te, Kabi Kabid Kahin Sake Kahan Te Gods like Yamraj, Kuber, and Digpal fail to narrate your greatness . How can I , a simple poet ( Tulasidas ) do justice to the song of your greatness ? Tum Upkar Sugrivahi Keenha, Ram Mlai Rajpad Deenha You rendered a great service for Sugriva, It were you who united him with Shree Ram and installed him on the Royal Throne. Tumharo Mantro Bibhishan Maana, Lankeshwar Bhaye Sab Jag Jaana. As per your advice Vibhishan became King of Lanka, which is known throughout the universe. Juug Sahastra Jojan Par Bhaanu, Leelyo Taahi Madhur Phal Jaanu . In your childhood, you gulped the Sun which is at a distance of thousands of miles considering it to be a sweet fruit. Prabhu Mudrika Meli Mukha Maaheen, Jaladhi Langhi Gaye Acharaj Naheen Carrying God Rama's ring in mouth, you crossed the ocean with might . There is no wonder in that. Durgam Kaaj Jagat Ke Jeete, Sugam Anugrah Tumhre Te Te. All the difficulties in the world can be dealt with easily by your grace. Ram Duware Tum Rakhavare, Hot Na Aagya Bin Paisare. You are the guardian of Rama's divine abode. No one may enter without your permission. Sab Sukh Lahen Tumhari Sarna, Tum Rakshak Kaahu Ko Darnaa. By your grace one can enjoy all bliss. Your the savior, why should one be afraid ? Aapan Tej Samharo Aapei, Tanau Lok Hank Te Kanpei When you roar all the three worlds tremble and only you can control your might. Bhoot Pisaach Nikat Nahi Avei, Mahabir Jab Naam Sunavei. Hanumanji’s name keeps all the Ghosts, Demons and evils spirits away from his devotees. Nasei Rog Hare Sab Peera, Japat Niranter Hanumant Beera On reciting Hanuman's name frequently, all the diseases perish, all pain vanish. Sankat Te Hanuman Chhudavei, Man Kram Bachan Dhyan Jo Lavei. Those who remember Hanuman in thought and deed are secured against all odds in life. Sub Par Ram Tapasvee Raaja, Tinke Kaaj Sakal Tum Saaja You are the care-taker of even the great Lord Sri Rama, who has been hailed as the monarch of all those in penances. Aur Manorath Jo Koi Lave, Soi Amit Jivan Phal Pave. Whoever comes to you for fulfillment of desires with complete faith and sincerity , attain the fruit of life . Charo Juung Partap Tumhara, Hai Parsiddha Jagat Ujiyara. You magnificent glory is acclaimed through the four ages and your fame is radiantly noted all over. Sadho Sant Ke Tum Rakhvare, Asur Nikandan Ram Dulare. You are the guardian of saints and sages, you are the heavenly darling of lord Shri Ram. Ashta Siddhi Nau Nidhi Ke Data, Asa Bar Din Janki Mata. Hanumanji has been blessed with mother Janki to grant to any one any yogic power of eight Sidhis (power to get light and heavy ) and nine Nidhis ( fame, power, comfort, prestige, etc). Ram Rasayan Tumhare Pasa, Sadaa Raho Raghupati Ke Dasa. You have devotion to Ram, always remaining Rama's greatest disciple . Tumhare Bhajan Ramko Pavei. Janam Janam Ke Dukh Bisravei. Through devotion to you, one reaches lord Rama and becomes free from suffering of many lives. Anta Kaal Raghubar Pur Jai, Jahan Janma Hari Bhakta Kahai. If one goes to the eternal abode of Sri Ram during death, will remain a devotee of Rama in all lives. Aur Devata Chitt Na Dharai, Hanumant Sei Sarva Sukh Karai You need not think of any other God. Hanuman alone will give all bliss. Sankat Kate Mitey Sab Peera, Jo Sumirei Hanumant Balbeera All troubles vanish and all problems move away on remembering lord Hanuman. Jai Jai Jai Hanuman Gosai Kripa Karahu Gurudev Ki Naiee Hail-Hail-Hail-Hanumanji! I request you to bless me in the capacity of my supreme teacher. Jo Sat Baar Paath Kar Koi, Chhutahi Bandi Maha Sukh Hoi. One who recites Chalisa one hundred times, becomes free from the bondage of life and death and enjoys the greatest bliss. Jo Yah Padhe Hanuman Chalisa, Hoy Siddhi Sakhi Gaurisa As Lord Shankar witnesses, all those who recite Hanuman Chalisa regularly are sure to be benedicted. Tulsidas Sada Hari Chera, Keeje Nath Hriday Mah Dera. Tulsidas always the servant of Lord prays. “Oh my Lord! You enshrine within my heart.! Pavan Tanay Sankat Haran , Mangal Murti Roop. Ram Lakhan Sita Sahit, Hriday Basahu Sur Bhoop O Shri Hanuman, The Son of Pavan, saviour the embodiment of blessings, reside in my heart together with Shri Ram, Laxman and Sita.