Hanuman Chalisa and its Meaning in English Line by Line



Shree Guru Charan Saroj Raj, Nij Man Mukar Sudhari, Barnau Raghuvar Bimal Jasu, Jo dayaku Phal Chari

Meaning in English:- (With the dust of Guru’s pious feet, I clean the mirror of my mind and then portray the sacred glory of Shri Ram Chandra, the superior among the Raghu dynasty and the provider of the four accomplishments of life. )


Budhi heen Tanu Janike, Sumirow Pavan Kumar, Bal Buddhi Vidya Dehu Mohi, Harahu Kalesh Bikaar

Meaning in English:- Knowing myself to be unknowledgeable, I urge you, the son of Pavan!  Lord! Kindly grant me strength, wisdom and knowledge, abolishing all my miseries and blemishes. )


Jai Hanuman Gyan Guna Sagar, Jai Kapis Tihun Lok Ujagar

Meaning in English:- (Your victory, O Hanuman, Ocean of intelligence and goodness, victory to the Lord of monkeys who is popular in all the three world )


Ramdoot Atulit Bal Dhamaa, Anjani Putra Pavansut naamaa.

Meaning in English:- (You, the Divine messenger of Lord Rama and storehouse of innumerable strength, are also known as Anjaniputra and the son of wind – Pavanputra.)


Mahabeer Bikram Bajrangi, Kumati Nivaar Sumati Ke Sangi.

Meaning in English:- (Oh Hanumanji! You are so fearless and brave with a body like thunder. You are the eliminator of evil thoughts and companion of good sense and perception. )


Kanchan Baran Biraaj Subesaa, Kanan kundal kunchit kesa.

Meaning in English:- (Shri Hanumanji’s physique is in golden colour with a pretty dress, wearing ear-rings and his hair are long and curly. )


Hath Bajra Aur Dhvaja Birjai, Kandhe Moonj Janeu saage.

Meaning in English:- (The Lord holds a lightning bolt in one hand and a banner in the other, Also a sacred thread across His shoulder. )


Shankar Suvna Kesari Nandan, Tej Pratap Maha Jag Vandan.

Meaning in English:- (Oh Hanumanji! You are the fruit of ‘LORD SHIVA’ and you charm Shri Keshri.  Being ever radiant, you hold vast influence on this universe.)


Vidyavaan Guni Ati Chatur, Ram Kaj Karibe Ko Atur

Meaning in English:- (Oh! Shri Hanumanji! You are the storehouse of knowledge, very wise and always eager to work for Shri Ram)


Prabhu Charittra Sunibe Ko Rasiya, Ram Lakhan Sita man basyia.

Meaning in English:- (You take immense pleasure in listening to the story of Lord Ram’s life You dwell deep in the hearts of Shri Ram, Sita and Shri Lakshman.)


Sukshma roop Dhari Siyahi Dikhwana, Bikat roop Dhari Lank Jarawa

Meaning in English:- (You appeared in front of Sita in a tiny form and spoke to her And attained  an awesome form to set Lanka on fire.)


Bhim roop Dhari Asur Sanhare, Ramchandra Ke kaaj Savare.

Meaning in English:- (You, with your huge body, killed demons in Lanka and executed all acts of Shri Ram.)


Laye Sajivan Lakhan Jiyaye, Shri Raghubir harashi ur laye.

Meaning in English:- (You made Lakshman alive by bringing ‘Sanjivani herb’ Shri Ram embraced you with a heart full of joy. )


Raghupati Kinhi Bahut Badaai, Tum Mama Priya Bharat Sam Bahi.

Meaning in English:- (Shri Ram appreciated Hanumanji’s excellence and remarked, “you are as beloved to me as my own brother Bharat” )


Sahastra Badan Tumharo Jas Gaave, Asa kahi Shripati Kanth Laagave.

Meaning in English:- (Shri Ram further said:  “Let the thousand-tongued sheshnaag sing your honour and fame”  )


Sankadik Brahmadi Muneesa, Narad Sarad Sahit Aheesa

Meaning in English:- (Sanak and the scholar saints Lord Brahma, Narad and  Goddess Saraswati along  with Sheshnag, fail to sing the honour of Hanumanji exactly)


Jam Kuber Digpal Jahan Te, Kabi Kabid Kahin Sake Kahan Te

Meaning in English:- (What to say about the poets and scholars, even Gods like Yamraj, Kuber, and Digpal fail to narrate Hanuman’s eminence. }


Tum Upkar Sugrivahi Keenha, Ram Miali Ra pad Deenha

Meaning in English:- (Hanumanji! You furnished a great service for Sugriva, It were you who united him with SHRI RAM and positioned him on the Royal Throne. )


Tumro Mantro Bibhishan Maana, Lankeshwar Bhaye Sab Jag Jaana.

Meaning in English:- (By considering your advice, Vibhishan became the Lord of Lanka and became popular all over the universe.)


Jug Sahastra Jojan Par Bhaanu, Leelyo Taahi Madhur Phal Jaanu

Meaning in English:- (Hanumanji engulfed the sun considering it to be a sweet fruit.)


Prabhu Mudrika Meli Mukha Maaheen, Jaladhi Langhi Gaye Acharaj Naheen.

Meaning in English:- (Carrying Lord Rama’s ring in his mouth, he went across the ocean, there is no awe in that.)


Durgam Kaaj Jagat Ke Jeete, sugam Anugrah Tumhre Te Te.

Meaning in English:- (Oh Hanumanji! all the difficult tasks in the world are accomplished by your grace easily.)


Ram Duware Tum Rakhavare, Hot Na Aagya Bin Paisare.

Meaning in English:- (You are the protector at the door of Ram’s mercy mansion, No one can enter without your permission. )


Sab Sukh Lahen Tumhari Sarna, Tum Rakshak Kaahu Ko Darnaa.

Meaning in English:- (By your poise, one can enjoy all the happiness of the world and need not have any fear when you are the protector.)


Aapan Tej Samharo Aapei, Tanau Lok Hank Te Kanpei

Meaning in English:- (When you roar, all the three worlds shake and only you can control your strength.)


Bhoot Pisaach Nikat Nahi Avei, Mahabir Jab Naam Sunavei.

Meaning in English:- (Hanumanji’s name keeps all the Ghosts, phantoms & evils away from his devotees).


Nasei Rog Hare Sab Peera, Japat Niranter Hanumant Beera

Meaning in English:- (Enchanting Hanumanji’s holy name regularly perishes all the illness and also the entire pain also disappears.)


Sankat Te Hanuman Chhudavei, Man Kram Bachan Dhyan Jo Lavei.

Meaning in English:- (Those who keep Hanumanji in thoughts and deeds, are well protected against all odds in life.)


Sub Par Ram Tapasvee Raaja, Tinke Kaaj Sakal Tum Saaja

Meaning in English:- (Lord Rama, who is the Supreme Lord, you are his caretaker and also the ruler of all those devoted in self-punishment.)


Aur Manorath Jo Koi Lave, Soi Amit Jivan Phal Pave.

Meaning in English:- (Oh Hanumanji! You fulfil the desires of all those who come to you and the eternal nectar which is the greatest fruit of life.)


Charo Jug Partap Tumhara, Hai Parsiddha Jagat Ujiyara.

Meaning in English:- (Your splendid glory is acclaimed widely through all the four ages and your fame is radiant all over the cosmos. )


Sadho Sant Ke Tum Rakhvare, Asur Nikandan Ram Dulare.

Meaning in English:- (You are the liberator and the saviour of all the saints and sages and destroyer of all the Demons, you are so beloved to Shri Ram. )


Ashta Siddhi Nau Nidhi Ke Data, Asa Bar Din Janki Mata.

Meaning in English:- (You have been blessed with mother Janaki and you can grant any of the eight Sidhis and Nava Nidhis as per choice to anyone. )


Ram Rasayan Tumhare Pasa, Sadaa Raho Raghupati Ke Dasa.

Meaning in English:- (You hold the spirit of devotion to Shri Rama, always remaining His  Servant.)


Tumhare Bhajan Ramko Pavei. Janam Janam Ke Dukh Bisravei.

Meaning in English:- (Through devoting oneself to you, one comes to Shri Rama and becomes free from suffering of several lives.)


Anta Kaal Raghubar Pur Jai, Jahan Janma Hari Bhakta Kahai.

Meaning in English:- (After death the person enters the everlasting abode of Shri Rama and remains a devotee to Him, in every new life on earth.)


Aur Devata Chitt Na Dharai, Hanumant Sei Sarva Sukh Karai

Meaning in English:- (You need not hold any other divinity in your heart because Hanumanji alone will give you all the happiness.)


Sankat Kate Mitey Sab Peera, Jo Sumirei Hanumant Balbeera

Meaning in English:- (Hanumanji abolishes all the sufferings and the pain from those who remember Him).


Jai Jai Jai Hanuman Gosai, Kripa Karahu Gurudev Ki Naiee

Meaning in English:- (Hail-Hail-Hail-Lord Hanumanji! I beg you to bless me as my supreme ‘GURU’ (teacher).)


Jo Sat Baar Paath Kar Koi, Chhutahi Bandi Maha Sukh Hoi.

Meaning in English:- (One who recites the Hanuman Chalisa one hundred times daily, becomes free from the bondages of life and enjoys the bliss always.)


Jo Yah Padhe Hanuman Chalisa, Hoy Siddhi Sakhi Gaurisa

Meaning in English:- (As Lord Shankar witnesses all those who recite Hanuman Chalisa regularly are sure to be blessed)


Tulsidas Sada Hari Chera, Keeje Nath Hriday Mah Dera.

Meaning in English:- (Tulsidas, the servant of Lord prays, “Oh my Lord! You are embodied within my heart.! )



Pavan Tanay Sankat Haran , Mangal Murti Roop. Ram Lakhan Sita Sahit, Hriday Basahu Sur Bhoop.

Meaning in English:- (O Shri Hanuman, the Son of Pavan, the protector, the incarnation of blessings, reside in my heart along with Shri Ram, Laxman and Sita )


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