In the vedic culture the Gods of nature are worshipped, like Vasus (deity of elements: agni, jal, vayu and more), rudra, ashwini kumar and Aditya. Aditya means the son of devi aditi and this stotra pleases the Lord's heart and hence called Aditya Hrudayam Stotram. In hinduism or any other culture sages always worship the Lord Sun as the presiding deity. In one of the oldest text, vedas (Rigveda) the mantras and stotras are there to worship the Surya Dev. This blog gives aditya hrudayam stotra is sanskrit and english with meaning and explanation.
Hanuman Chalisa is the most popular stotra of Lord Hanuman which devotees sing, chant and recite. It is like the protection guard. When fears & insecurities wrap us, when negative energies haunt, when we feel alone and need strength Hanuman chalisa is the saviour. In the series of understanding the Hanuman Chalisa we are covering from chaupai 6 to 10 in this blog. It is composed by His Devotee Tulasidas around 400 years ago in awadhi language. Understanding the meaning of Hanuman chalisa will intensify the prayer. So lets find out the meaning.
Hanuman Chalisa is like the protection guard. When fears & insecurities wrap us, when we caught up in negative energies, when we feel alone and need strength Hanuman chalisa is the saviour. Hanuman Chalisa is composed by His Devotee Tulasidas around 400 years ago in awadhi language, a different form of hindi. Singing the glory of Lord Hanuman Sant Tulasidas composed the 40 chaupais, 40 couplets (doha), hence called Chalisa, chalis means 40 in hindi.