English translation of the Hanuman Chalisa
In praise of Lord Hanuman
**Om Jai Hanuman Mangalam, Buddhiheen Tanu Jaanake. Sumirau Pavan Kumar, Bal Buddhi Bidya Dehu Mohe.
Salutations to Lord Hanuman, the giver of auspiciousness. I know my body to be devoid of intelligence, so I remember the son of the wind, Hanuman. Give me strength, intelligence, and knowledge.
**Sri Ram Charitra Manas, Mangal Mangal Charitra. Suna Suni Sukh Paihe, Sita Ram Sathiya.
The holy story of Rama is a source of auspiciousness. Hearing it again and again, one attains happiness with Sita and Rama.
**Jai Hanuman Gyana Guna Sagar, Jatayu Anjaneya Mahabal Deb.
Salutations to Hanuman, the ocean of knowledge and power, the son of Anjana, and the great hero.
**Ramaduhuta Atulam Budhi, Shankar Suvana Kesari Nandan.
You are the messenger of Rama, you have immense intelligence, and you are the son of Kesari and the grandson of Shiva.
**Veera Bajrangi Maha Sukh Dehu, Horo Hriday Maya Tumharo Dehu.
You are the brave Bajrangbali, give me great happiness. Please grant me your heart.
**Naam Japar Sumiraun Tanu, Bhavanu Vishwa Sukh Janu.
By chanting your name and remembering you, my body becomes healthy, and I attain happiness in the world.
**Janki Janan Priyatama, Shri Raghuvar Patitam ta.
You are the beloved of Janaki, the wife of Shri Rama, and you have freed him from his sufferings.
**Ram Lakhan Sita Sahit, Hriday Basahu Sur Bhoop.
Dwell in my heart with Rama, Lakshmana, and Sita, O lord of the gods.
**Sab Sukh Lahai Tumhari Sarna, Tum Rakhshak Kaahu Ko Darna.
I attain all happiness in your refuge. There is nothing to fear when you are my protector.
**Aapan Tej Samharo Aape, Sankat Se Hanuman Chhupao.
You can control your own powers, and you can protect me from danger.
**Labh Hanumantu Janki Maata, Dukha Dhuri Dur Janu.
May I attain the blessings of Janaki, the mother of Hanuman, and may all my sorrows be dispelled.
**Jo Yah Padhe Hanuman Chalisa, Hoye Siddhi Saakhi Gaurisa.
One who recites this Hanuman Chalisa will achieve success, as witnessed by Lord Shiva.
**Tulsidas Sada Hari Chera, Keeje Nath Hriday Mah Dera.
Tulsidas is always a servant of Lord Hari, and may Lord Hari reside in my heart.
Shri Hanuman Chalisa Ki Jai.
Victory to the Hanuman Chalisa.
Benefits of chanting Hanuman Chalisa
The Hanuman Chalisa is a powerful prayer that can help to protect you from harm, remove obstacles, and achieve your goals. It is also said to have the power to improve your memory, intelligence, and strength.
If you are facing any challenges in your life, I encourage you to recite the Hanuman Chalisa with faith and devotion. It may just be the help you need to overcome your difficulties.
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