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Hanuman Chalisa with meaning

  • Shri Guru Charan Saroj Raj
    After cleansing the mirror of my mind with the pollen
    Nij mane mukure sudhar
    dust of 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 deficiency of my intelligence, I
    Sumirau Pavan Kumar
    concentrate my attention on Pavan Kumar and humbly
    Bal budhi Vidya dehu mohe
    ask for strength, intelligence and true knowledge to
    Harahu Kalesa Vikar
    relieve 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 golden coloured and your dress
    Kanan Kundal Kunchit Kesa
    is pretty. You wear ear rings 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 a comfort and pride
    Tej pratap maha jag vandan
    of Shri Kesari. With the lustre 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
    plished, always keen to carry out the behest's 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) lustily 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
    of your super 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 reciting regularly
    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 the king of penance. You make all their difficult tasks
    very easy.
    Aur manorath jo koi lavai
    Whosoever comes to you for fulfillment of any desire with faith
    Sohi amit jeevan phal pavai
    and sincerity, Will he alone 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
    destroy all Demons. You are the angelic darling of Shri Ram.
    Ashta sidhi nav nidhi ke dhata
    You can grant to any one, any yogic power of 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.)
    This boon has been conferred upon you by Mother Janki.
    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 sufferings 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
    thereafter 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 of Shri Hanuman alone can give all happiness.
    Sankat kate mite sab peera
    One is freed from all the sufferings and ill fated contingencies of
    Jo sumirai Hanumat Balbeera
    rebirths in the world. One 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 the evil be firm and final. Bless me in the capacity as my
    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 at last.
    Jo yah padhe Hanuman Chalisa
    All those who recite Hanuman Chalisa (The forty Chaupais)
    Hoye siddhi sakhi Gaureesa
    regularly are sure to be benedicted. 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 Nath Hrdaye mein dera *1
    his feet, he prays "Oh Lord! You enshrine within my heart & soul."
    Pavantnai sankat haran,
    Oh! conqueror of the Wind, Destroyer of all miseries, you are a
    Mangal murti roop.
    symbol of Auspiciousness.
    Ram Lakhan Sita sahit,
    Along with Shri Ram, Lakshman and Sita, reside in my heart.
    Hrdaye basahu sur bhoop.
    Oh! King of Gods.