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Hanuman Chalisa Lyrics in Hindi Font – Download Chalisa Hindi Script in pdf format

Hanuman Chalisa is written by Goswami Tulsidas and is the most popular prayer (bhajans) dedicated to Hanuman. Here is Hanuman Chalisa Lyrics in Hindi Font. It is in pdf format and you can download the Chalisa Hindi in Script using pdf reader installed on your browser.
Link - Hanuman Chalisa Lyrics in Hindi font

Dharni Vrat – Dharani Vrata dedicated to Vishnu

Dharni Vrat is dedicated to Srihari Vishnu and is observed in the Kartik month. It is observed on the 12th day of the Shukla Paksha or waxing phase of moon in Kartik Month. Dharni Vrat 2018 date is November 20.

Note – Some Hindu communities observe this vrat on the 12th day during the waxing phase of moon in Margashirsh month. This date is on December 19, 2018.

The popular belief is that observing this ritual will help in attaining Shradha, which will help in moksha. Hands, legs, eyes, ears and nose of Vishnu are worshipped on the day.

The importance is this Vrata is mentioned in the Matsya Purana.

Swami Yatiswarananda Thoughts

A danger in spiritual life is to be extremely selfish. Many a time, I have found that at least in the beginning of spiritual life, spiritual seekers think too much of themselves. They forget about others. So it is good to pray not only for one’s own welfare but also for the welfare of all. Just as you aspire after peace, you want to attain purity; you want to attain illumination, so also pray for peace, purity and enlightenment for everybody. ‘Let all people move towards the Supreme Being. Let all people become pure. Let all people become illumined.’ This kind of prayer has a broadening effect on our mind. You will be astonished to see how quickly this kind of prayer soothes your nerves and calms your mind. Besides expanding our consciousness to some extent, this kind of prayer and salutation greatly helps us in the practice of meditation. Swami Yatiswarananda - Associated with the Ramakrishna Mission Source – Book – Meditation and Spiritual Life, Swami Yatiswarananda, Ramakrishna Math.