At NKB we begin the new year by chanting the Hanuman Chalisa 108 times starting at 1:08 pm on New Year’s Eve and finishing after midnight.  This auspicious praise-poem containing “chalise” or “forty” verses in praise of Lord Hanuman was especially beloved by Maharaj-ji who said,

 “People don’t know-every line of the Hanuman Chalisa is a maha mantra”


May reading it bring you “bliss and release from bondage”.

Jai Gurudev!

Jai Hanuman!

We gratefully acknowledge Professor Philip Lutgendorf and Ram Rani Rosser for their translations.

Please feel free to share your feelings, insights and inspirations with us on our Face Book page, Neem Karoli Baba Ashram in Taos, New Mexico.

You can download a PDF of the Chalisa here: Hanuman Chalisa Verses 1-40