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Shree Guru Charana Saroja Raja, Nija Mana Mukura Sudhaara, Having polished the mirror of my heart with

the dust of my Guru's lotus feet, Shree Guru Charana - Shree Guru's feet saroja -lotus raja -dust nija own manu - heart mukuru -mirror sudhaari purify Barnau Raghubara Bimala Yasha, Jo dhaayaku Phala Chaara I sing the pure fame of the best of the Raghus, which bestows the four fruits of life. baranaun - describe Raghubara Ram s bimala -pure jasu purify jo that daayaku gives phala -fruit chaari four Buddhi heena Thanu Jaanike, Sumirow, Pavana Kumaara Knowing this body to be devoid of intelligence, I recall the Son of the Wind. buddhi - intelligence heena without tanu - body jaanike know sumiraun remember pavana - wind kumara - son Bala Buddhi Vidyaa Dehu Mohi, Harahu Kalesha Vikaara bala - strength budhi vidyaa - intelligence/wisdom dehu - give mohin - me harahu - remove kalesa - suffering bikaara - impurity 1. Jai Hanumaana Gyaana Guna Saagara Jai Kipisha Tihun Loka Ujaagaara Victory to Hanuman, ocean of wisdom and virtue, Hail Monkey Lord, illuminator of the three worlds.

Jaya hanumanu - Hail Hanumana gyaana wisdom guna - virtue saagara ocean jaya -hail Kapeesha - Lord of the Monkeys tihun - three loka world ujaagara enlighten/awaken 2. Raamadootha Athulitha Bala Dhaamaa, Anjani Puthra Pavanasutha naamaa Ram's emissary, abode of matchless power, Anjani's son, named "Son of the Wind." Raama doota messenger atulita - incomparible bala - strength dhaamaa - abode Anjani putra - Anjani s son Pavana wind suta -son (off spring) naamaa - the name 3. Mahaabira Bikrama Bajarangi, Kumathi Nivaara Sumathi Ke Sangi Great hero, mighty as a thunderbolt, remover of evil thoughts and companion to the good. Maha - very beera brave vikrama - valiant bajarangee lightening body kumati - ignorance nivaara - purify sumati wise/good ke (possesssive post position lit: of the wise) sangee companion

4. Kanchana Barana Biraaja Subeshaa, Kaanana kundala kunchita keshaa Golden-hued and splendidly adorned, with heavy earrings and curly locks. kanchana - golden barana - color biraaja beautifully subesaa clothed kaanana ears kundala - rings kunchita - long/curly kesaa hair

5. Haatha Bajra Aur Dhvajaa Biraajai, Kaandhe Moonja Jane-oo saaje In your hands shine mace and banner, a sacred thread of munja grass adorns your shoulder. haatha - hand vajra - mace (thunderbolt) aura and dvajaa - banner biraajai - bearing kaandhe - shoulder moonja grass janayu sacred thread saajai - adorn 6. Shankara Suvana Keshari Nandana, Teja Prataapa Mahaa Jaga Vandhana You are Shiva's son and Kesari's joy, your glory is revered throughout the world. Shankara - Shiva s suvana incarnation Kesaree - Keseri s nandana - son teja power prataapa glory mahaa jaga - whole universe bandana - praised

7. Vidyaa vaana Gunee Athi Chaatura, Raama Kaaja Karibe Ko Athura Supremely wise, virtuous, and clever, you are ever intent on Ram's work. Vidyaa vaana -full of wisdom gunee - virtuous ati very chaatura - clever Raama Ram s kaaja - work karibe doing (ko-like/as) aatura eager

8.Prabhu Charithra Sunibe Ko Rasiyaa, Raama Lakhana Seethaah mana basyiaa You delight in hearing of the Lord's deeds, Ram, Lakshman, and Sita dwell in your heart. Prabhu - Lord charitra story

sunibe - hearing (ko-like/as) rasiyaa - nectar Raama - Ram Lakhana - Lakshman Seetaa - Sita mana - heart basiyaa -residing 9.Sookshma roopa Dhari Siyahi Dikhaawaa, Bikata roopa Dhari Lanka Jaraawa Assuming tiny form you appeared to Sita, and in awesome guise you burned Lanka. Sookshma - tiny roopa - form dhari - assume Siyahin - Sita (to Sita) Dikhaavaa to show Bikata terrigying roopa form dhari - assume Lanka - Lanka Jaraawaa - burn

10.Bheema roopa Dhari Asura Samhaare, Raamachandra Ke kaaja Savaare Taking dreadful form you slaughtered demons and completed Lord Ram's mission. Bheema - mighty warrior roopa form dhari - assume asura - demons sanghaare -destroy Raamachandra - Ram s ke kaaja work savaare carried out 11.Laaya Sanjeevana Lakhana Jiyaye, Shri Raghubeera harashi uru laaye Bringing the magic herb, you revived Lakshman, and Ram embraced you with delight. Laaye - brought sajeevana life-gving herb Lakhana - Lakshman Jiyaaye - revived Shree - lord Raghubeera - Ram harashi - joyful ura - heart laaye - clasped

12.Raghupathi Keenhi Bahuthu Baraai, Thuma Mama Priya Bharatha Sama Bhaai Greatly did the Raghu Lord praise you "Brother, you're as dear to me as Bharat!" Raghupati - Ram keenhee did bahuta - very baraai - praise Tuma - you Mama- me priya - dear Bharatha Bharat (Ram s brother) Sama - like Bhaai - brother 13.Sahasra vadhana Thumharo yasha Gaavei, Asa kahi Shreepathi Kanta Lagaavei "May the thousand-mouthed serpent sing your fame!" So saying, Shri's Lord drew you to Himself. Sahasra 1,000 badana - mouths tumharo - your jasa - fame gaavai - sing Asa - this kahi saying Shreepati - Ram kantha - neck lagaavai - clasped 14.Sanakaadhika Brahmaadhi Muneeshaa, Naaradha Shaaradha Sahitha Aheesha Sanak and the sages, Brahma, gods, and great saints, Narada, Sarasvati, and the king of serpents, Sanakaadika Sanakka, etc Brahmaadi Brahma, etc. Muneesaa - sages Naarada - Narad Saarada - Sarad sahita - with Aheesaa Shesha (king of serpents) 15. Yama Kubera Digpaala Jahaa(n)-The, Kabi Ko bidhaKahi(n) Sakai Ka haa(n)-The Yama, Kubera, and the rulers of the eight directions, poets and scholars - none can express your glory.

Yama Yasma (god of underworld/death) Kubera Kubera (god of wealth) Digapaala - the rulers of 8 directions Jahaante - wherever Kabi - poets kobida - scholars kahi - tell sake - can kahaante - how 16.Tuma Upakaara Sugreevahi Keenhaa, Raama Milaaya Raajapadha Deenhaa You rendered great service to Sugriva, presenting him to Ram, you gave him kingship. Tuma - you upakaara - service Sugreevahin - Sugriva Keenhaa - did Raama - Ram milaaya - introduced raaja pada - kingdom deenhaa - gave 17.Tumharo Mantra Bibheeshana Maanaa, Lankeshwara Bhaya Sabu Jagu Jaana Vibhishana heeded your counsel and became Lord of Lanka, as all the world knows. Tumharo - your mantra word/advice Vibheeshana Maanaa - accepted Lankeshvara - Lord of Lanka bhaye - became saba - all jaga - world jaanaa - knows

18.Yuga Sahasra yojana Paru Bhaanu, Leelyo Taahi Madhura Phala Jaanu Though the sun is thousands of miles away, you swallowed it, thinking it a sweet fruit. Yuga distant (?) sahasra 1,000 yojana - leagues para - toward bhaanu - sun Leelyo - swallowed

taahi madhura phala jaanu -

it -sweet fruit thinking

19.Prabhu Mudrikaa Meli Mukha Maaheen, Jaladhi Laanghi Gaye Acharaja Naaheen Holding the Lord's ring in your mouth, it's no surprise you leapt the ocean. Prabhu Lord s mudrikaa - ring meli - took mukha - mouth maahin -in Jaladhi - ocean laanghi - leaped gaye - went acharaja - surprised naaheen - not 20.Durgama Kaaja Jagata Ke Jeythe, Sugam Anugraha Tumhare The The Every arduous task in this world becomes easy by your grace. Durgama - difficult kaaja - work jagata - world ke jete - any Sugama - easy Anugraha - grace Tumhare - your Tete - that 21.Raama Duwaare Thuma Rakhuvaare, Hota Na Aagyaa Bina Peisaare You are the guardian of Ram's door, none enters without your leave. Raama Ram s duaare - door tuma you rakhavaare - keeper Hota - having Na - not aagyaa - Permission binu - without paisaare - enter

22.Sabu Sukhu Lahen Thumhaari Saranaa, Tuma Rakshaka Kaahu Ko Darnaa

Taking refuge in you one finds all delight, those you protect know no fear. Saba - all sukha - happiness lahai - take tumhaaree - your sharanaa - shelter Tuma - you rakshaka - protect kaahu -any (ko) dara fear naa - not 23.Aapana Tejha Samhaaro Aapei, Theenoau Loku Haanku The Kaa(n)pei You alone can withstand your own splendor, the three worlds tremble at your roar. Aapana - yours teja -power samhaarau - bear aapai - you Teenon - three loka - worlds haanka - roar (ten) kaanpai - tremble 24.Bhootha Pishaacha Nikattu Nahi Aavei, Mahaabira Jabu Naama Sunaavei Ghosts and goblins cannot come near, Great Hero, when your name is uttered. Bhoota - ghosts pishaacha - demons nikata - near nahin - not aavai - come Mahaabeera great brave jaba - when naama - name sunaavai - called

25.Naashei Roga Hare Sabu Peeraa, Japata Nirantara Hanumanta Beera All disease and pain are eradicated, brave Hanuman, by constant repetition of your name. Naasai - cured

roga - disease hare - removed saba - all peeraa -suffering Japata - repeated nirantara - unceasing Hanumata Hanuman Beeraa - brave 26.Sankata Tse Hanumaanu Chhudaavei, Mana Krama Bachana Dhyaana Jo Laavei Hanuman releases from affliction those who remember him in thought, word, and deed. Sankata - dificulties ten - from Hanumaana - Hanuman Churaavai - free Mana - thought Krama - deed vachana - word dhyaana - meditate jo laavai who keep 27.Sabu Paru Raama Thapasvee Raajaa, Tinake Kaaja Sakala Tuma Saajaa Ram the renunciant reigns over all you carry out his every task. Saba - all para above Raama - Ram tapasvee - ascetic raajaa - king Tina - his (ke) kaaja - work sakala - all tuma - you saajaa do 28.Aura Manoratha Jo Koi Laave, (thaa)soee Amitha Jeevana Phala Paave One who brings any yearning to you obtains the fruit of abundant life. Aura -other manoratha - desires jo - those koee - any laave - bring Soee - that Amita - nectar Jeevana - life

phala - fruit pave - obtaions 29.Chaarom yuga Prathaapa Thumhaaraa, Hai Parasiddha Jagata Ujiyaaraa Your splendor fills the four ages, Your glory is famed throughout the world. Chaaron - four yuga - ages parataapa - glory tumhaaraa - your Hai ( to be verb) is parasidha - fame jagata - universe ujiyaaraa enlightens (awakens) 30.Saadhu Santa Ke Tuma Rakhuvaare, Asura Nikandana Raama Dulaare You are the guardian of saints and sages, the destroyer of demons, the darling of Ram. Saadhu - renunciates santa - saints (ke) tuma - of you rakhavaare - protect Asura - demons nikandana - destroy Raama - Ram Dulaare - beloved

31.Ashta Siddhi Nava Nidhi Ke Daataa, Asa Bara Dheena Jaanaki Maataa You grant the eight powers and nine treasures by the boon you received from Mother Janaki. Ashta - eight sidhi - powers nau - nine nidhi - treasures (ke) daataa giver of Asa - this Bara - boon Deena - given Jaanakee - Janaki Maataa - mother 32.Raama Rasaayana Tumhare Paasaa, Sadhaa Raho Raghupati Ke Daasaa You hold the elixir of Ram's name and remain eternally His servant.

Raama - Ram rasaayana - nectar toomhare - you paasaa possess Sadaa - always raho live/remain Raghupati ke Ram s Daasaa - servent 33.Thumhare Bhajana Raamako baavei Janma Janma Ke Dukha Bisaraavei Singing your praise, one finds Ram and escapes the sorrows of countless lives. Tumhare - your bhajana - devotion Raama - Ram (ko) paavai - obtained Janama janama ke birth (of birth after birth) dukha - pain bisaravai left behind

34.Anta Kaala Raghubathi Puru Jaai, Jahaan Janmi Hari Bhakta Kahaai At death, one goes to Ram's own city or is born on earth as God's devotee. Anta - end kaala - time Raghubara Ram s pura place/city jaaee - go Jahaan - where janma - birth Hari - Ram bhakta - devotee kahaaee called 35.Auru Devataa Chitta Na Dharayi, Hanumata Sei Sarva Sukha Karayi Give no thought to any other deity worshipping Hanuman, one gains all delight. Aura - other devataa - gods chita - mind na - not dharaee keep Hanumata - Hanuman Sayi - with sarva - all

sukha - happiness karaee - do 36.Sankata harei Mitei Saba Peeraa, Jo Sumirei Hanumata Balabeera All affliction ceases, all pain is removed, by remembering the mighty hero, Hanuman. Sankata - difficulty katai - end mite - remove saba - all peeraa - suffering Jo - who sumire - remember Hanumata - Hanuman bala - strong beeraa - brave

37.Jai Jai Jai Hanumaana Gosaai Jai Jai Jai Hanumaana Gosaai Kripaa Karahu Gurudeva Ki Naeyei Victory, victory, victory to Lord Hanuman! Be merciful even as is the Divine Master. Jai Jai Jai Hanumaana Gosaaee - Lord Kripaa -grace karahu - do guru guru deva - god kee naaee as/like 38.yeh Shata Baara Paattu Karu joey, jhutahi Bandi Mahaa Sukha Hoi Whoever recites this a hundred times is released from bondage and gains bliss. Jo - who sata - 100 baara - times paata - recites kara - does koee - anyone Chootahi - freed bandi - bondage mahaa- great sukha -happiness hoee be/is 39.Jo Yaha Pade Hanumaana Chaleesaa, Hoya Siddhi Saakhee Gaureesha

One who reads this Hanuman Chalisa gains success - Gauri's Lord bears witness. Jo - who yaha - this parai - reads Hanumaana chaaleesaa Hanuman Chalisa Ho ya - be sidhi power/perfect saakhee - witness Gaureesaa Shiva 40.Tulseedaasa Sadaa Hari Cheraa, Keeje Naatha Hridaya Maaa Deraa Keeje Naatha Hridaya Maaa Deraa Says Tulsidas, Hari's constant servant, "Lord, make your encampment in my heart." Tulaseedaasa Tulsidas sadaa - always Hari - Ram Cheraa - servant Kee jai - do naata - lord hridaya - heart mahan - my deraa - home -----------------------------------------Pavan Tanay Sankat Haran , Mangal Murti Roop. Ram Lakhan Sita Sahit, Hriday Basahu Sur Bhoop Son of the Wind, banisher of sorrow and embodiment of blessing, dwell in my heart, King of Gods, together with Ram, Lakshman, and Sita. Pavana tanaya - Son of the Wind sankata - sorrow harana - banish Mangala blessing/joy moorati - embodiment roopa - form Rama Lakhshmana Sita Sahita - with Hridaya - heart basahu dwell/live sura - devata bhoopa - ruler/king Siyaa vara Sita s bridegroom Raamachandra pada Rama s feet jai hail sharanam - refuge Hail the refuge of the feet of Sita's bridegroom, Ramachandra.

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Having polished the mirror of my heart with the dust of my Guru's lotus feet, I sing the pure fame of the best of the Raghus, which bestows the four fruits of life. Knowing this body to be devoid of intelligence, I recall the Son of the Wind. Grant me strength, wit, and wisdom, and remove my sorrows and shortcomings. Siyaa vara Raamachandra pada jai sharanam 1. Victory to Hanuman, ocean of wisdom and virtue, Hail Monkey Lord, illuminator of the three worlds. 2. Ram's emissary, abode of matchless power, Anjani's son, named "Son of the Wind." 3. Great hero, mighty as a thunderbolt, remover of evil thoughts and companion to the good. 4. Golden-hued and splendidly adorned, with heavy earrings and curly locks. 5. In your hands shine mace and banner, a sacred thread of munja grass adorns your shoulder. 6. You are Shiva's son and Kesari's joy, your glory is revered throughout the world. 7. Supremely wise, virtuous, and clever, you are ever intent on Ram's work. 8. You delight in hearing of the Lord's deeds, Ram, Lakshman, and Sita dwell in your heart. 9. Assuming tiny form you appeared to Sita, and in awesome guise you burned Lanka. 10. Taking dreadful form you slaughtered demons and completed Lord Ram's mission. 11. Bringing the magic herb, you revived Lakshman, and Ram embraced you with delight. 12. Greatly did the Raghu Lord praise you "Brother, you're as dear to me as Bharat!" 13. "May the thousand-mouthed serpent sing your fame!" So saying, Shri's Lord drew you to Himself. 14. Sanak and the sages, Brahma, gods, and great saints, Narada, Sarasvati, and the king of serpents, 15. Yama, Kubera, and the guardians of the quadrants, poets and scholars - none can express your glory. 16. You rendered great service to Sugriva, presenting him to Ram, you gave him kingship. 17. Vibhishana heeded your counsel and became Lord of Lanka, as all the world knows. 18. Though the sun is thousands of miles away, you swallowed it, thinking it a sweet fruit. 19. Holding the Lord's ring in your mouth, it's no surprise you leapt the ocean. 20. Every arduous task in this world becomes easy by your grace. 21. You are the guardian of Ram's door, none enters without your leave. 22. Taking refuge in you one finds all delight, those you protect know no fear.

23. You alone can withstand your own splendor, the three worlds tremble at your roar. 24. Ghosts and goblins cannot come near, Great Hero, when your name is uttered. 25. All disease and pain is eradicated, brave Hanuman, by constant repetition of your name. 26. Hanuman releases from affliction those who remember him in thought, word, and deed. 27. Ram the renunciant reigns over all you carry out his every task. 28. One who brings any yearning to you obtains the fruit of abundant life. 29. Your splendor fills the four ages, Your glory is famed throughout the world. 30. You are the guardian of saints and sages, the destroyer of demons, the darling of Ram. 31. You grant the eight powers and nine treasures by the boon you received from Mother Janaki. 32. You hold the elixir of Ram's name and remain eternally His servant. 33. Singing your praise, one finds Ram and escapes the sorrows of countless lives. 34. At death, one goes to Ram's own city or is born on earth as God's devotee. 35. Give no thought to any other deity worshipping Hanuman, one gains all delight. 36. All affliction ceases, all pain is removed, by remembering the mighty hero, Hanuman. 37. Victory, victory, victory to Lord Hanuman! Be merciful even as is the Divine Master. 38. Whoever recites this a hundred times is released from bondage and gains bliss. 39. One who reads this Hanuman Chalisa gains success - Gauri's Lord bears witness. 40. Says Tulsidas, Hari's constant servant, "Lord, make your encampment in my heart." Son of the Wind, banisher of sorrow and embodiment of blessing, dwell in my heart, King of Gods, together with Ram, Lakshman, and Sita. Hail the refuge of the feet of Sita's bridegroom, Ramachandra.