Benefits of Hanuman Chalisa
Hanuman chalisa is believed to be one of the powerful mantra. It will make the mind strong and powerful. It is said that, Hanuman chalisa is a excellent remedy for the problems related to shani (Saturn). Chalisa means ‘forty chaupais’, which contains 40 verses. It is in the form of hymns or shlokas.
Lord Hanuman represents power, optimism, devoted service and loyalty. By chanting regularly this mantra, we can charge these qualities within ourselves. If we chant with full faith and devotion, we can invoke above within us. Here we need to understand is, Hanuman is not somewhere outside. He is inside our body; he is the energy within us. We need to charge that energy to fulfil our material and spiritual pursuits. When Saturn is weak in our horoscope, we tend to become pessimistic, powerless. So hanuman chalisa will act against the attributes of Saturn and help in strengthening ourselves. That is the reason it is said in scriptures that Saturn is fearful of Hanuman.
There is a significance of killing Ravana in our day to day life. Ravana means tamasic energy and Hanuman is the satwik energy within us. Here Lord Rama means all of us. If we invoke the energy of Hanuman, we can easily kill Ravana within us.
Lord hanuman is said to be ‘chiranjeevi’, who does not have death. He got boon from various gods for the benefit of mankind. He got the power to destroy the fear in devotees. In childhood, he thought Sun as a delicious fruit and jumped to catch it. On seeing hanuman coming towards him, Surya dev got scared and he approached Indra. The angry Indra hit him with his weapon vajra. Due to the impact of vajra, a permanent mark was left on his jaw. Upset over this attack, father vayu deva stopped providing air to the world. Because of this, everyone on earth struggled to breathe. On seeing this, all the devathas went to Brahma and Indra. They pleaded Vayu to restore the life in earth. Because of Vayu’s insistence, Brahma cured hanuman’s wounds and gave him a boon saying. “No weapon will be able to effect on him”. Also Indra made him as chiranjeevi.
Lord hanuman is said to be a very loyal to Lord Rama, an incarnation of Vishnu. Hanuman helped Rama to find Sita and Kill the demon Ravana. There are many other stories in mythology, which helps us to understand the power of Hanuman.
Why Shani dev is scared of Hanuman
As per one story which is regarding the king Ravana. Ravana was powerful king, who had kept shani dev as a prisoner. Lord hanuman after going to lanka and defeating Ravana, sets shani free from ravana’s prisonment. Pleased with hanuman, shani dev gave him a boon. As a boon, hanuman asked shani not to trouble or cast evil eye on devotees. So it is believed that worshiping hanuman on Saturdays is beneficial to ward inauspiciousness of shani dev.
Benefits of chanting Hanuman Chalisa
It is said that worshiping Lord Hanuman will help to get rid of evils and fear in mind. The mind will become more powerful. If you feel pessimistic and fearful, then chanting this mantra will make you optimistic in life. It is believed that regular chanting of hanuman chalisa is good to appease shani dev. If shani is weak in the horoscope, then chanting this mantra is very helpful. You can remove all the obstacles by chanting this mantra. This will make you think positively and make you confident.
How to chant Hanuman Chalisa
You should chant with absolute faith and devotion. You can chant on mornings and evenings. Evening time will be more powerful. Sit in a quiet place and chant with devotion. Light a lamp and sit in front of it and chant. This will be more beneficial for you. Also you can chant this mantra before going to sleep. This will have positive impact on your mind.
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