Why chant Hanuman Chalisa 108 Times?
Who is Hanuman?
Hanumanji is the most ardent devotee of Sri Ram and in Ramayana, Hanumanji is the one who helps Lord Rama to find his lost wife, Sita and then to defeat Ravana. Lord Hanuman is the most powerful and also the most humble of all beings, in all three worlds. In all photos and paintings of Lord Rama, we find Hanumanji sitting at the feet of Lord Ram. This shows Hanumanji's devotion to Lord Ram and also his humility.
Most people will find this difficult to understand but Hanumanji is more powerful than Lord Rama but because Hanumanji loved Lord Rama for all His divine qualities and was totally devoted to Rama and also because one cannot find anyone more humble than Hanumanji, he placed himself at the feet of Lord Ram and Goddess Sita.
Hanumanji lives even now, even in this Kaliyug in order to help us, humans.
Tulsidas composed this 40 verse song on Lord Hanuman in the 16th century and Hanuman Chalisa sings the praise of Hanumanji. It tells us how powerful Hanuman is and how Vibhishan, Sita mata, Lakshman and Lord Rama himself benefitted because of Hanumanji. It is believed that chanting Hanuman Chalisa can please Lord Hanuman and earn his golden blessings. Hanuman who is also called as the god in monkey form and is one of the most worshiped God among Hindus. His blessings are so significant and powerful that it can solve all problems and turn a negative situation in any person’s life too fast bringing in peace and prosperity.
Why chant Hanuman Chalisa 108 times?
The number 108 is an auspicious one in Hinduism and in spirituality, in general. Mantras, when repeated 108 times purify our minds, and makes it easier to destroy all negative thoughts and feelings. Chanting Hanuman Chalisa 108 times helps us get Hanuman's blessings and brings us within His protection. Hanuman Chalisa wards off all evil and all evil spirits, ghosts, and black magic.
If you are suffering from some deep trouble and if you want to see a miracle, chant Hanuman Chalisa 108 times keeping Lord Hanuman in your heart.
Hanuman Chalisa in English