Hanuman Chalisa is a collection of forty mantras dedicated to lord Hanuman. Hanuman Chalisa is described in the Ramcharitmanas. The author of Ramcharitmanas is Tulsidas ji. This heroic is written in Awadhi language. Hindu devotees are worshiped lord Hanuman by singing Hanuman Chalisa. Lord Hanuman is a great admirer of lord Rama.
Origin of Hanuman Chalisa :
It is believed that one day Tulsidas was challenged by his friends to cover forty steps on a sky-scraping platform in the Ganga River. Tulsidas agree to the challenge. He started to chant the name of Hanuman in a rhythmical manner and climbed up the steps. At last he reached near the idol of lord Hanuman and he got triumph over his fears. He found a new weapon to surmount on the evils. He created forty verses in a poetic way that is called Hanuman Chalisa.
The language of Hanuman Chalisa is seemed very youthful. When it is created then Tulsidasji was a boy. In the beginning of Hanuman Chalisa, two sonnets are there and one sonnet at ending between the forty mantras. Hanuman Chalisa described the great devotion of lord Hanuman towards the Ram. Tulsidasji begins the Hanuman Chalisa with two sonnets admiring his guru.
Hanuman Chalisa is fully devoted to lord Hanuman. Lord Hanuman is a core point of Ramayana epic. He is a big supporter of lord Ram in the war against the lankapati Ravan. Lord Hanuman played a great role to destroy the demon Ravan.