The Hanuman Chalisa is the most popular hymn in praise of God Hanuman, and is recited by millions of Hindus every day

Shree Hanuman Chalisa In English And With Description In


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 Das Hrdaye mein dera              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.

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