Sunderkand is a great epic written by Goswami Tulsidas ji. It is one of the part of Shri Ramcharitmanas where the bravery of Hanuman ji is described. This is the most famous part of Ramcharitmanas. Apart from this, Tulsidas ji wrote Hanuman Chalisa too (Listen).
In this article we described all doha and chaupai of the sunderkand with meaning. Its language is English and you can listen them too. It means there are songs and audio too.
Sampoorna Sunderkand Audio
1 – Prayer of Lord
Shantam Shasvatamaprameyamanaghanam nirvanashantipradam
brahmashambhuphaneendrasevyamanisham vedantavedyam vibhum,
Ramakhayam jagadishvaram suragurum mayamanusyamharim
vandeaham karunakaram raghuvaram bhupalachunamanim. (1)
Meaning: I adore the Lord of the universe bearing the name of Rama, the Chief of raghu’s line and the crest-jewel of kings, the mine of compassion, the dispeller of all sins, appearing in human form through His Maya (deluding potency), the greatest of all gods, knowable through Vedanta (the Upanishads),constantly worshiped by Brahma (the Creator), sambhu (Lord Shiva) and sesha (the serpent-god), the bestower of supreme peace in the form of final beatitude, placid, eternal, beyond the ordinary means of cognition, sinless and all-pervading.(1)
2 – Desire of complete devotion from Shri Ram
nanya sprha raghupate hridayesmadiye
satyam vadami cha bhavnakhilantartma,
bhaktim prayaccha raghupungava nirbharam me,
kamadidosarahitamkuru manasam cha.(2)
Meaning: There is no other craving in my heart, O Lord of the raghus: I speak the truth and You are the Spirit indwelling the hearts of all. Grant me intense devotion to Your feet, O crest-jewel of raghus, and free my mind from faults like concupiscence etc.(2)
3 – Description of Hanuman
raghupatipriyabhaktamvatajatam namami. (3)
Meaning: I bow to the son of the wind-god, the beloved devotee of Sri Rama (the Lord of the raghus), the chief of the monkeys, the repository of all virtues, the foremost among the wise, a fire to consume the forest of the demon race, possessing a body shining as a mountain of gold and a home of immeasurable strength. (3)
4 – Jamvanta’s speech delighted Hanuman Ji
jamavanta ke bachan suhaye,
suni hanumanta hridaya ati bahe.
taba lagi mohi parikhehu tumha bhai,
sahi dukha kanda muula phala khayi. 1.
Meaning: Hanuman was much delighted at heart to hear the heartening speech of Jambavant
5 – Departure of Hanuman Ji
jaba lagi avau sitahi dekhi,
hoihi kaju mohi harasa bisesi.
yaha kahi nai sabanhi kahu mth,
chaleu harasi hiya dhari raghuntha. 2.
Meaning: till I return after seeing Sita. I am sure our object will be accomplished as I feel very cheerful.” So saying and after bowing his head to them all he set out full of joy with an image of Sri Rama (the Lord of the raghus) enshrined in his heart
6 – Hanuman Ji climbing the mountain
simdhu tira eka bhudhara sundara,
kautuk kudi chadheu ta upara.
bara bara raghubira sambhri,
tarakeu pavanatanaya bala bhari. 3.
Meaning: There was a beautiful hill on the seacoast; he lightly sprang on to its top. And invoking the Hero of raghus line again and again, the son of the wind-god took a leap with all his might.
7 – Be steeping of mountain under Earth
jehi giri charan dei hanumanta,
chaleu so ga patala turanta
jimi amogha raghupati kar baana,
ehi bhati chaleu hanumana. 4.
Meaning: The hill on which Hanuman planted his foot while leaping sank down immediately into the nethermost region (Patala). Hanuman sped forth in the same way as the unerring shaft of Sri Rama (the Lord of the raghus).
8 – Sea considered Hanuman Ji a messenger
jalanidhi raghupati duta bichari,
tai mainaak hohi shrama haari.5.
Meaning: Knowing him to be Sri Rama’s emissary, the deity presiding over the ocean spoke to mount Mainaka,”relieve him of his fatigue, O Mainaka (by allowing him to rest on you).(1-5)