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Translated by ShivaBhakta http://www.jyotirlinga.


HANUMAN CHALISA – By Sage Tulsidas
Shree Guru Charan Saroja Ruja By touching my Guru’s Lotus feet
Nij Man Mukur Soodhaar I cleanse my mind (and then….)
Vara-Nau Raghu-bar Bimal Yash I narrate the pure, infinite glory of Lord Ram,
Jo Dayak Phal Char To be blessed with the four fruits of life (Dharma, Artha, Kama,
Buddhi Heen Tanu Jaani-kay Moksha)
Soomi-rao Pavan Kumar I pray to you Hanuman to negate all my short comings and bless
Bal Buddhi Vidya Dehu Mohee me with strength, intelligence, knowledge and freedom from all my
Harahoo Kalaysh Bikaar sufferings
1 Jai Hanuman Gyaan Goona Saagar Jai Hanuman! You have infinite wisdom and virtues,
Jai Kapish Teen-Hoon Lok Uja-gar Jai Kapisa (another name of Hanuman)! Your glory shines and is
known in all the three worlds (i.e earth, astral world, heavens)
2 Rama-doot Atu-lit Bal Dhaama You are Lord Ram’s divine messenger with infinite strength;
Anjani Putra PavanSut Naamaa You are the son of Anjana, named PavanSut (the Son of the Wind
3 Maha-beer Bikram Baja-rangee You are brave; as strong as the mace (weapon of Indra)
Kumati Nivaar Sumati Kay Sangee You disperse our evil thoughts and help us be good
4 Kanchan Baran Biraaj Subesha Your physique is golden hue and you are wonderfully attired
Kaa-Nun Kundal Kun-chit Kesa You wear earings and have striking curly hair.
5 Hatha Vajra Aur Dhvaja Vira-jay You carry in your hands a thunder bolt and a victory flag
Kaan-dhay moon-ja ja-nay-you sa-jay You wear the sacred thread around your shoulders
6 Sankar soo-vana kay-sari Nandan You are Lord Siva incarnate and joy of Kesari (your foster dad)
Tayj pratap maha jag vandan Your shining glory is worshipped by everyone
7 Vidya-vaan goonee atee chatur You are street smart and full of good qualities
Ram kaaj kari-bay ko aatur You are always eager to fulfill Lord Ram’s tasks
8 Prabhoo cha-ritra suni-bay ko rasiya You enjoy listening to Rama’s stories, his good character
Ram Lakhan Sita man Baseeya Ram, Laxman and Sita are in your mind (and heart)
9 Sukshma roop dharee Siya-hee dikha-vaa You appeared before Sita taking on a teeny-weeny form
Vikat roop dhari lanka jarava You assumed a ferocious form and set Lanka on fire.
10 Bhima roop dharee asur sanghare You took on a gigantic form to destroy the demons.
Rama-chandra kay kaaj sanvare You thus helped Lord Ram fulfill his mission
11 Laa-yay Sanjeevan Lakhan Jiyayay You brought the Sanjivani herb and revived Lakshman
Shri Raghuvir Harashi oor layay You were so joyously embraced by Lord Ram
12 Raghu-pati Keen-hi bahut badayee Lord Ram was effusive in your praise,
Tum muma priya Bharat-hi sam bhai (He said) “You are as dear to me as my own brother Bharat.”
13 Sahas-tra badan tum-haro yash gaavay Thousands of people will sing your praise
Asa kahi Shripati kanth lagaave Saying this Lord Ram embraced you
14 Sanka-dik Brahma-adi Muneesa Sankak and the Sages, Gods like Brahma and Sages, Narad,
15 Narad Sarad sahit Aheesa Goddess Sarawati with Aheesa (Mother of Nag Devtas)
Yum Kubayr Dig-paal Jahaa tay Even Gods like Yama, Kuber, the Digpals (Lords of four directions),
Kavi kovid kahi(n) sakay kaha(n) tay the poets, and the scholars, cannot do justice to your glory
16 Tum oopkar Sugreev-ahin keenha You did a big favor to Sugreev
17 Ram mila-ay rajpad deenha You introduced him to Lord Ram and he obtained kingship
Tum-haro mantra Vibheeshan mana Your recommendation was followed by Vibheeshan
Lankayshwar Bhay Sub jag jaana He became the king of Lanka, that is universally known.
18 Yug sahastra yojan par Bhanu You leaped upto the Sun which is a thousand miles away
19 Leel-yo taahi mudhoor phal janoo Thinking it to be a luscious fruit
Translated by ShivaBhakta
Prabhu mudrika maylee mukh mahee You took Lord Ram’s ring in your mouth and
Jaladhi laanghee gayi acharaj naahee leaped across (the ocean) – that is no surprise
20 Dur-gum kaaj jagat kay jaytay Every difficult task of this world
Soogum anu-graha tum-haray taytay Becomes effortless with your grace
21 Ram dwaa-ray tum rakh-vaaray, You protect Lord Ram’s Abode
Hoat na aagya binu pai-saray No one can reach Lord Ram without your permission
22 Sub sukh lahay tumharee saranaa Whoever surrenders to you will have all the happiness
Tum rakshak kahoo ko darna You are the protector, why fear?
23 Aapun tayj samharo aapay Please contain your splendour
Teenhon lok hank-tay ka(n)pay The three worlds tremble with fear
24 Bhoot pisach Nikat nahin aa-way Evil spirits stay away
Mahaveer jab naam soonaa-way By just hearing your name.
25 Nasay rog haraay sab peera O Veer (Brave) Hanuman, all diseases, pains, and sufferings are
Japat nirantar Hanumant beera eradicated by constantly reciting your name.
26 Sankat say Hanuman choodhaa-way You rescue us from all dangers
Man Karam Vachan d(h)yan jo lavay Once we remember you in our thoughts, deeds and words..
27 Sub par Ram tapas-vee raja Lord Ram was the supreme king
Tinkay kaaj sakal Tum saaja But you made all tasks easy for him.
28 Aur mano-rath jo koee lavay Whoever comes to you with pure desires
Sohi amit jeevan phal paway Find success
29 Char-o Yug par-taap tumhara Your splendour reverbates through the four ages, (Satya, Treta,
Hai per-sidh jagat ujee-yara Dwapar and Kali Yug);
your fame spreads worldwide.
30 Saadhu Sant kay tum Rakh-waa-ray You protect the sages and saints
Asur nikandan Ram doola-ray You are the slayer of demons and beloved of Lord Ram.
31 Ash-ta siddhee nav needhee kay daaata You can grant the power of eight siddhis and nine nidhis
Asa var-deen Jaana-kee mata You were blessed with this ability by Mother Janki.
32 Ram rasayan tumhare paasa You hold the elixir of Shri Rama.
Sada raho Raghupati kay daasa You will always remain Lord Ram’s go to guy.
33 Tumharay bhajan Ram ko pavay Singing your praise one finds Ram and escapes the sorrows of
J(a)nam j(a)nam kay dukh bisa-ravay countless lives.
34 Antha kaal Raghu-vir pur jaayee At the death-bed invocation of Ram’s name leads us to heaven
Jahan janam Hari-Bhakht Kahayee And every life thereafter, the faith in Ram persists
35 Aur Dave-taa Chitta na dhara-hee There is no need to pray to other Gods
Hanuma(n)th say hee sarva sukh kara-hee Prayer to Hanuman alone can provide us the ultimate happiness
36 Sankat katay mitay sab peera All the dangers are averted and sufferings diminished
Japat Nirantar Hanumat Balbeera For the one who does ‘japa’ of Hanuman, the Brave.
37 Jai Jai Jai Hanuman Gu-saahee(n) My prayers to Hanuman,
Kripa Karahoo Guru-dave ki nyahin Be my guru (teacher) and bless me.
38 Jo sat baar path kar kohee One who reads this (Chalisa) a thousand times
39 Chootay-hee bandi maha sukh hohee Is freed (from hurdles) and attains blissful happiness..
Jo yah padhay Hanuman Chaalisa One who reads this Hanuman Chalisa
Hoyay siddhi saakhee Gaureesa Is surely successful, Lord Shiva guarantees this.
40 Tulsidas sada hari cheera Rishi Tulsidas as the perpetual devotee of Lord Ram
Keejay Naath Hri-day main dayra Invokes “Lord Ram, please be forever in my heart.”
Pavan-Tanay sankat haran, Dear Hanuman (son of Pavan), destroyer of all misfortunes, and
Mangal murt(h)i roop. who represent all things auspicious
Ram Lakhan Sita sahit, Please stay in my heart along with Lord Ram, Laxman and Sita.
Hri-day basahoo sur bhoop.
Eeeti Shri Hanuman Chalisa Sampoorna Thus ends the respected Hanuman Chalisa
Mother Janki bestowed the boon on Hanuman to utilize the Astha (8 powers) Siddhi 8 Siddhis: Anima,
Mahima, Garima, Laghima, Prapti, Prakamye, Isitwa & Vashitwa and Nav Niddhis (9 treasures)
9 Nidhis: Pajha, Mahapajha, Sankh, Makar, Kashap, Mukund, Nil, Kund & Varcch). You can grant to any one, any yogic power of
Eight Siddhis (power to become light and heavy at will) and Nine Nidhis (Riches,comfort,power,prestige,fame,sweet relationship