Shri Hanuman Chalisa

Sh ree   gu ru   cha ra n    sa ro j   ra j
Ni j   ma n   mu ku r   su dhaa ri
Bar na u   ra ghu var   bi ma l   ja su
Jo   daa ya ku   pha l   chaa ri
After cleansing the mirror of my mind with the pollen dust of holy Guru's Lotus feet. I Profess the pure, untainted glory of Shri Raghuvar which bestows the four- fold fruits of life.(Dharma, Artha, Kama and Moksha).
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Budh dhi   hee n   ta nu   jaa ni ke
Su mi row   pa va n   ku maa r
Ba la   bud dhi   bid yaa   de hu   mo hi
Ha ra hu   ka le sh   bi kaa r
Fully aware of the deficiency of my intelligence, I concentrate my attention on Pavan Kumar and humbly ask for strength, intelligence and true knowledge to relieve me of all blemishes, causing pain.
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Jai   ha nu maa n   g yaa n   gu na   saa ga r
Jai   ka pi s   ti hoo n   lo k   u jaa ga r
Victory to thee, O'Hanuman! Ocean of Wisdom-All hail to you O'Kapisa! (fountain-head of power, wisdom and Shiva-Shakti) You illuminate all the three worlds (Entire cosmos) with your glory.
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Raa m   doo t   atu li t   ba l   dhaa maa
An ja ni   put ra   pa van sut   naa maa
You are the divine messenger of Shri Ram. The repository of immeasurable strength, though known only as Son of Pavan (Wind), born of Anjani.
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Ma ha bee r   bik ra m   baj ran gee
Ku ma ti   ni vaa r   su ma ti   ke   san gi
With Limbs as sturdy as Vajra (The mace of God Indra) you are valiant and brave. On you attends good Sense and Wisdom. You dispel the darkness of evil thoughts.
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Kan cha n   ba ra n   bi raa j   su be saa
Kaa na n   kun dal   kun chi t   ke saa
Your physique is beautiful golden coloured and your dress is pretty. You wear ear rings and have long curly hair.
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Haath   bajra   aur   dhvajaa   birajai
Kaandhe   moonj   janeu   saajai
You carry in your hand a lightening bolt along with a victory (kesari) flag and wear the sacred thread on your shoulder.
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Sha n ka r   su va n   ke sa ri   nan dan
Te j   pra taa p   ma haa   ja g   ban dan
As a descendant of Lord Sankar, you are a comfort and pride of Shri Kesari. With the lustre of your Vast Sway, you are propitiated all over the universe.
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Vi dya vaa n   gu ni   a ti    chaa tur
Raa m   kaa j   ka ri be   ko   aa tu r
You are the repository of learning, virtuous and fully accomplished, always keen to carry out the behest's of Shri Ram.
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Pra bhu   cha ri t ra   su ni be   ko   ra si yaa
Raa m   la kha na   see taa   ma n   ba si yaa
You are an ardent listener, always so keen to listen to the 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.
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Sukshma   roop   dhari   siyahin   dhikhaavaa
Bikat   roop   dhari   lanka   jaravaa
You appeared before Sita in a Diminutive form and spoke to her in humility. You assumed an awesome form and struck terror by setting Lanka on fire.
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Bheema   roop   dhari   asur   san ha re
Raamachandra   ke   kaaj   sanvaare
With over-whelming might you destroyed the Asuras (demons) and performed all tasks assigned to you by Shri Ram with great skill.
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Laay   sajeevan   lakhana   jiyaayae
Sh ree   ra ghu vee r   ha ra shi   u r   laa ye
You brought Sanjivan (A herb that revives life) and restored Lakshman back to life, Shri Raghuvir (Shri Ram) cheerfully embraced you with his heart full of joy.
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Raghupati   kinhee   bahut   ba daa yee
Tum   mama   pri ya   bharat   sam   bha i
Shri Raghupati (Shri Ram) lustily extolled your excellence and said: "You are as dear to me as my own brother Bharat."
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Sahasa   badana   thumharo   jas   gaavain
Asa   kahi   Shreepati   kanth   lagaavain
Thousands of living beings are chanting hymns of your glories; saying thus, Shri Ram warmly hugged him (Shri Hanuman).
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San kaa dik   bra hm ha di   mu nee saa
Naarad   saarad   sahita   aheesa
When prophets like Sanka, even the Sage like Lord Brahma, the great hermit Narad himself, Goddess Saraswati and Ahisha (one of immeasurable dimensions).
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Jama   kuber   Dig Paal   jahan   te
Kavi   koavidha   kahi   sakey    kahaan   thae
Even Yamraj (God of Death) Kuber (God of Wealth) and the 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.
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Tum   upkaar   sugreevahin   keenhaa
Raam   milaay   raj   pada   dheenhaa
You rendered a great service to Sugriv. You united him with Shri Ram and he installed him on the Royal Throne.
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Thu m ha ro   ma n t ra   bi bhee sha n   maa naa
Lan kesh war   Bha ye   sa b   ja g   jaa naa
By heeding your advice, Vibhishan became Lord of Lanka. This is known all over the Universe.
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Yug sa ha sra   yo ja n   pa r   bha nu
Lee lyo   taa hi   ma dhu r   pha l   jaa nu
On your own you dashed upon the Sun, which is at a fabulous distance of thousands of miles, thinking it to be a sweet luscious fruit.
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Pra bhu   mud ri kaa   meli   mukha   maahin
Jaladhi   laanghi   gaye   acharaj   naa hin
Carrying the Lord's Signet Ring in your mouth, there is hardly any wonder that you easily leapt across the ocean.
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Durgam   kaaj   jagata   ke   jete
Su ga ma   anu gra ha   Tum Haray   tete
The burden of all difficult tasks of the world become light with your kind grace.
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Raam   dhuaare   tum   rakhwaarae
Hoat   na   aagyaa   binu   paisaare
You are the sentry at the door of Shri Ram's Divine Abode. No one can enter it without your permission,
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Sab   sukh   lahai   thumhaari   saranaa
Tum   rak sha k   kaahu ko    darnaa
All comforts of the world lie at your feet. The devotees enjoy all divine pleasures and feel fearless under your benign Protection.
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Aapana   tej   samhaaro   aapai
Theeno   loak   haank   te   kaampe
You alone are befitted to carry your own splendid valour. All the three worlds (entire universe) tremor at your thunderous call.
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Bhoo th   pi saa ch   ni kat   na hi n   aa vai
Ma ha bee r   ja b   naa m   sun aa vai
All the ghosts, demons and evil forces keep away, with the sheer mention of your great name, O'Mahaveer!!
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Naa sa i   ro g   ha ra i   sa b   pee raa
Ja pa t   ni ran ta r   ha nu ma t   bee ra
All diseases, pain and suffering disappear on reciting regularly Shri Hanuman's holy name.
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San kat a   te   ha nu maa n   chhu daa vai
Ma na   kra ma   va cha na   dh yaa na   jo a   laa vai
Those who remember Shri Hanuman in thought, words and deeds with Sincerity and Faith, are rescued from all crises in life.
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Sa b   pa ra   raa m   tha pa s vee   raa jaa
Tin ke   kaa j   sa ka l   tu m   saa jaa
All who hail, worship and have faith in Shri Ram as the Supreme Lord and the king of penance. You make all their difficult tasks very easy.
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Aur   ma no ra th   jo   ko i   laavai
Soi   amit   jeevan   phal   paavai
Whosoever comes to you for fulfillment of any desire with faith and sincerity, Will he alone secure the imperishable fruit of human life.
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Chaaro   joog   parataap   tumhaaraa
Hei   parasiddh   jagat   ujiyaaraa
All through the four ages your magnificent glory is acclaimed far and wide. Your fame is Radiantly acclaimed all over the Cosmos.
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SaaDhu   santa   ke   tum   rakhwaarae
Asura   nikandan   raam   dulaare
You are Saviour and the guardian angel of Saints and Sages and destroy all Demons. You are the angelic darling of Shri Ram.
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Ashta   siddhi   nav   nidhi   ke   daathaa
Asa   bara   deen   jaankee   maataa
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 etc.) This boon has been conferred upon you by Mother Janki.
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Raam   rasayana   tum   re   paasaa
Sada   raho   raghupathi   ke   daasaa
You possess the power of devotion to Shri Ram. In all rebirths you will always remain Shri Raghupati's most dedicated disciple.
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Thumharae   bhajana   raam   ko   bhaavai
Janam   janam   ke   dukh   bisraavai
Through hymns sung in devotion to you, one can find Shri Ram and become free from sufferings of several births.
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Anta   kaal   raghubar   pura   jaayee
Jahaan   janm   hari   bhakt   kahaayee
If at the time of death one enters the Divine Abode of Shri Ram, thereafter in all future births he is born as the Lord's devotee.
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Aur   devataa   chitta   na   dharayee
Hanumat   saeyee   sarva   sukh   karayee
One need not entertain any other deity for Propitiation, as devotion of Shri Hanuman alone can give all happiness.
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Sankat   katai   mitai   sab   peera
Jo   su mi rai   hanumata   bal   veeraa
One is freed from all the sufferings and ill fated contingencies of rebirths in the world. One who adores and remembers Shri Hanuman.
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Jai   jai   jai   Hanumaan   gosaayeen
Krupaa   karhu   guru   dev   kee   naayee
Hail, Hail, Hail, Shri Hanuman, Lord of senses. Let your victory over the evil be firm and final. Bless me in the capacity as my supreme guru (teacher).
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Jo   sat   baar   paatha   kara   ko i
Choo ta hi   ban dee   ma haa   su kh   hoi
One who recites Chalisa one hundred times, becomes free from the bondage of life and death and enjoys the highest bliss at last.
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Jo   yah   padhai   Hanumaan   chaaleesaa
Hoy   siddhi   saakhee   goureesaa
All those who recite Hanuman Chalisa (The forty Chaupais) regularly are sure to be benedicted. Such is the evidence of no less a witness as Bhagwan Sankar.
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Tulalasee   daa sa   sa daa   ha ri   che raa
Keejai   naatha   hridaya   mah   de raa
Tulsidas as a bonded slave of the Divine Master, stays perpetually at his feet, he prays "Oh Lord! You enshrine within my heart & soul."
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Pa va n   ta na ya   sa n ka ta   ha ra na
man ga la   moo ra ti   roo p
Raam   lakhana   sita   sa hi t
Hriday   basahu   sur   bhoo p
Oh! conqueror of the Wind, Destroyer of all miseries, you are a symbol of Auspiciousness. Along with Shri Ram, Lakshman and Sita, reside in my heart. Oh! King of Gods.
Seeyavar   ram chandraki   jai
Pavan   sut   Hanumman   ki   jai