हनुमान चालीसा

 Hanuman Chalisa meaning translated in English

श्रीगुरु चरन सरोज रज निज मन मुकुर सुधारि।
In the Lotus feet of my teacher/Guardian. I purify the mirror of my heart.

बरनउँ रघुबर बिमल जसु जो दायकु फल चारि॥
I illustrate the story of immaculate Rama. which bestows four fruits (The 4 Purusharth : desire, prosperity, righteousness, liberation)

बुद्धिहीन तनु जानिकै सुमिरौं पवनकुमार।
Considering myself as frail & unwise. I contemplate Son of Wind (Hanuman).

बल बुद्धिविद्या देहु मोहिं हरहु कलेश विकार ॥
to impart power, knowledge & civilization & to eradicate all the miseries of life.

जय हनुमान ज्ञान गुन सागर। जय कपीस तिहुँ लोक उजागर॥
I glorify lord Hanuman, the deep sea of knowledge & virtues. I glorify The Monkey man “Vanara”, who lightens the three worlds (earth, atmosphere & beyond).

राम दूत अतुलित बल धामा। अंजनि पुत्र पवनसुत नामा॥
I glorify the faithful envoy of lord Ram, who is also known as son of anjana (anjaniputra) & wind’s son (pavansuta).

महाबीर बिक्रम बजरंगी। कुमति निवार सुमति के संगी॥
You are the distinguished warrior, the courageous & possess strength as “Indra’s vajra”. You demolish despicable mind and befriend fine intellect.

कंचन बरन बिराज सुबेसा। कानन कुंडल कुंचित केसा॥
being gold complexioned he dwells in his handsome form. You adorn earrings & curly hair.

हाथ बज्र औ ध्वजा बिराजै। काँधे मूँज जनेऊ साजै॥

You hold “Vajra” in one hand & flag in the other. You adorn the sacred thread “Janeu” prepared by “Munja grass” on your shoulder.

शंकर सुवन केसरी नंदन। तेज प्रताप महा जग बंदन॥
You are the delight of Shiva, the son of Kesari. You possess a majestic aura & are admired by the whole world.

बिद्यावान गुनी अति चातुर। राम काज करिबे को आतुर॥
You are the laudable abode of the eighteen types of Vidya. You are always willing to serve lord Rama.

प्रभु चरित्र सुनिबे को रसिया। राम लखन सीता मन बसिया॥
You adore listening Lord Rama’s legends. You reside in the heart of Rama, his wife Sita & his younger brother Lakshman.

सूक्ष्म रूप धरी सियहिं दिखावा। बिकट रूप धरि लंक जरावा॥
You searched Sita by adorning the miniscule form And you set gold made Lanka ablaze by appearing in an outsized form

भीम रूप धरि असुर सँहारे। रामचन्द्र के काज सँवारे॥
You destroyed all the demons by taking horrendous form And that is how you performed all the deeds of Sri Rama.

लाय सँजीवनि लखन जियाए। श्रीरघुबीर हरषि उर लाए॥
You carried the Dronagiri Mountain from Himalayas, which contained Sanjeevani to Lanka and saved Lakshman. Elated by this act Sri Rama embraced you.

रघुपति कीन्हीं बहुत बड़ाई। तुम मम प्रिय भरतहि सम भाई॥
Rama applauded many times. Rama even said that you are dear to him just like his brother Bharat.

सहस बदन तुम्हरो जस गावैं। अस कहि श्रीपति कंठ लगावैं॥
Thousands of people will pay tribute to you Saying this; Rama again embraces you

सनकादिक ब्रह्मादि मुनीसा। नारद सारद सहित अहीसा॥
Many saints like Bhramha & Munisha Narad & Sarad have blessed Hanuman.

जम कुबेर दिक्पाल जहाँ ते। कबी कोबिद कहि सकैं कहाँ ते॥
Yama Kuber & Dikpal Kavi & Kovid, none could elucidate Hanuman’s glory.

तुम उपकार सुग्रीवहिं कीन्हा। राम मिलाय राजपद दीन्हा॥
You were extreme benevolent to Sugreev Befriended him with Rama & acquired him his Kingdom Kishkindha

तुम्हरो मन्त्र बिभीषन माना। लंकेश्वर भए सब जग जाना॥
Even Vibhishan endorsed your mantra, as a result, became king of Lanka Ravan, former king of Lanka, was scared of you.

जुग सहस्र जोजन पर भानू। लील्यो ताहि मधुर फल जानू॥
Sun, which is at thousands of distance from Earth You swallowed it believing it to be a syrupy fruit.

प्रभु मुद्रिका मेलि मुख माहीं। जलधि लाँघि गये अचरज नाहीं॥
Placing the ring in your mouth Its not astounding that you leaped the ocean 

दुर्गम काज जगत के जेते । सुगम अनुग्रह तुम्हरे तेते॥
The obscure tasks of the world were achieved by your grace

राम दुआरे तुम रखवारे। होत न आज्ञा बिनु पैसारे॥
You are the concierge & guardian of Rama’s court No one can enter in his court without your consent

सब सुख लहै तुम्हारी शरना। तुम रक्षक काहू को डर ना॥
All pleasures are attained by your refugee No fear can abode the one whom you protect

आपन तेज सम्हारो आपै । तीनौं लोक हाँक ते काँपे॥
Once you commemorate your powers all three world’s start trembling with fear

भूत पिशाच निकट नहिं आवै। महाबीर जब नाम सुनावै॥
Evil spirits can not disturb when one sings your hymns & remembers you.

नासै रोग हरै सब पीरा। जपत निरंतर हनुमत बीरा॥
you destroy all the ailments & take away all the pessimism of those who regular remember you.

सब पर राम तपस्वी राजा। तिन के काज सकल तुम साजा॥
Though Rama is the Supreme Being you accomplish all his tasks.

और मनोरथ जो कोई लावै। तासु अमित जीवन फल पावै॥
If anyone ever desires for something You fulfill his desires manifolds

साधु संत के तुम रखवारे। असुर निकंदन राम दुलारे॥
You are Saints & the one who meditates protector You slay demons & are dear to Rama

अष्ट सिद्धि नौ निधि के दाता। अस बर दीन्ह जानकी माता॥
You possess eight supernatural powers & nine treasures and this has been granted to you by Rama’s wife Sita.

तुम्हरे भजन राम को पावै। जनम जनम के दुख बिसरावै॥
Whoever sings your hymns directly possess the Supreme Being, Rama and gets rid of all the adversities & negativities of life.

अंत काल रघुबर पुर जाई। जहाँ जन्म हरिभक्त कहाई॥
The one who is y our devotee, goes to the Supreme being’s abode after his body death And when they are reborn after that, they are always known as God’s devotees

और देवता चित्त न धरई। हनुमत सेइ सर्व सुख करई॥
Anyone who does not prayer to any other God but only to you, even he attains all the treasures of life ( generally it is said that every god imparts something or the other)

संकट कटै मिटै सब पीरा। जो सुमिरै हनुमत बलबीरा॥
All the ailments vanish & one is relieved from all the adversities once when someone becomes your devotee & remembers you.

जय जय जय हनुमान गोसाईं। कृपा करहु गुरुदेव की नाईं॥
I praise the victorious , the master of all senses, Hanuman just like guru showers his blessings on his disciple, shower me with your blessings

जो शत बार पाठ कर कोई। छूटहि बंदि महा सुख होई॥
The one who recites this hymn 100 times All his troubles vanish & he gains all the life’s treasures.

जो यह पढ़ै हनुमान चालीसा। होय सिद्धि साखी गौरीसा॥
Who ever recites this Chalisa obtains all the powers & lord Shiva is the witness of this.

तुलसीदास सदा हरि चेरा। कीजै नाथ हृदय महँ डेरा॥
Tulsidas, who is the writer of this Chalisa, will always remain you disciple and he prays to the lord enshrine in his soul always.

पवनतनय संकट हरन मंगल मूरति रूप। राम लखन सीता सहित हृदय बसहु सुर भूप॥
I call upon son of wind, an auspicious form to remove all miseries of my life I pray to you to reside in my heart with Rama, Sita & Lakshman.

…. Jai Sri Ram ….

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