Lord Hanuman 12 names with mantra and meaning

Lord Hanuman 12 names with mantra and meaning

Lord Hanuman is the monkey God that symbolizes high devotion and is an ardent devotee of Rama. Lord Hanuman is a Chiranjeevi (immortal)and is a reincarnation of Lord Shiva. Lord Hanuman is known by 12 names by which people know and worship him they feel the presence of the Lord within them when chanting these names.

1. Hanuman (हनुमान): Hanuman means one with a twisted jaw (Hanu +man)

Mantra: ॐ श्री हनुमते नमः।

Om Shri Hanumate Namah।


2. Anjani Suta (अञ्जनी सुत): Son of Goddess Anjana

Mantra: ॐ अञ्जनी सुताय नमः।

Om Anjani Sutaya Namah।


3. Vayu Putra (वायु पुत्र): Son of Lord Vayu (air/wind)

Mantra: ॐ वायुपुत्राय नमः।

Om Vayuputraya Namah।


4. Mahabal (महाबल): Omnipotent

Mantra: ॐ महाबलाय नमः।

Om Mahabalaya Namah।


5. Raamesht (रामेष्ट): Beloved of Lord Rama

Mantra: ॐ रामेष्ठाय नमः।

Om Rameshthaya Namah।


6. Phalgun Sakh (फाल्गुण सखा): Friend of Arjuna -the greatest warrior-Phalgun is one of Arjuna’s names

Mantra: ॐ फाल्गुण सखाय नमः।

Om Phalguna Sakhaya Namah।


7. Pingaksh (पिङ्गाक्ष): One with brown-yellow colored eyes

Mantra: ॐ पिंगाक्षाय नमः।

Om Pingakshaya Namah।


8. Amit Vikram (अमित विक्रम): One whose valor or power is immeasurable

Mantra: ॐ अमितविक्रमाय नमः।

Om Amitavikramaya Namah।


9. Uddhikraman (उदधिक्रमण): One who has crossed ocean(Udhadhi)

Mantra: ॐ उदधिक्रमणाय नमः।

Om Udadhikramanaya Namah।


10. Sita Shok Vinashan (सीता शोक विनाशन): One who removed grief of Goddess Sita

Mantra: ॐ सीताशोकविनाशनाय नमः।

Om Sitashokavinashanaya Namah।


11. Laxman Praan Daata (लक्ष्मण प्राण दाता): One who revived Lord Lakshmana

Mantra: ॐ लक्ष्मणप्राणदात्रे नमः।

Om Lakshmanapranadatre Namah।


12. Dasgreev Darpha (दशग्रीव दर्पहा): One who destroyed ego or arrogance of Ravana-the ten-headed ruler of Lanka.

Mantra: ॐ दशग्रीवस्य दर्पाय नमः।

Om Dashagrivasya Darpaya Namah।


Recite these 12 names early morning as soon as you get up to have a long life. Repeating this activity every day helps you come closer to God. Reciting these names during the daytime makes you rich, during the evening gives you and your family peace and happiness and at night helps you overcome your enemies.

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