English as well as Marathi language translation of one of the most recited hymn of Lord Shri Rama, which is originally written in the Sanskrit language

Lord Shri Rama, with his wife Sita, his brother Lakshman, and great devotee Lord Hanuman

I was in my second grade of the elementary school, where they had the tradition of teaching the divine hymn (stotra) — one stanza every morning before the start of the classes.

For one week, we would recite the same stanza every morning, and the next week, learn the next stanza, while reciting it with the ones learnt in the earlier weeks.

By the time we were in the second half of the second grade, we had learnt one of the most famous hymns (stotra) of Lord Rama, called Ramaraksha stotra.

Since then I have been reciting this stotra every…


The complete uninterrupted translation in the Marathi language of the most famous Ramaraksha stotra originally written in the Sanskrit language

Lord Shri Rama, with his wife Sita, his brother Lakshman, and great devotee Lord Hanuman

This article is to give the uninterrupted translation of the Ramaraksha stotra in the Marathi language.

For the original shlokas and individual translations of those, refer to the first eight articles in this series.

या लेखामध्ये आपण रामरक्षा स्तोत्राचा अर्थ मराठीमध्ये — सलग — जणू काही प्रत्येक श्लोक आपण मराठीमध्ये एका पाठोपाठ म्हणत आहोत असा — पाहूया.

या आधीच्या लेखांमध्ये प्रत्येक श्लोक प्रथम संस्कृतमध्ये आणि पाठोपाठ त्याचा मराठी अर्थ आपण पहिला — गरज पडली तर ते लेख परत वाचा पण इथे मात्र संस्कृत श्लोक दिलेले नाहीत — मुद्दामच.

श्री रामरक्षा स्तोत्र: मराठी अर्थ:

सर्व प्रथम श्री गणेशाला वंदन करूया.

हे श्री रामरक्षा स्तोत्र म्हणजे रामाने…


The complete uninterrupted translation in the English language of the most famous Rāmarakśa stotra originally written in the Sanskrit language

Lord Shri Rama, with his wife Sita, his brother Lakshman, and great devotee Lord Hanuman

This article covers the uninterrupted meaning of the Rāmarakśa stotra in the English language.

For the original shlokas and individual translations of those, refer to the first eight articles in this series.

I was in my second grade of the elementary school, where they had the tradition of teaching the divine hymn (stotra) — one stanza every morning before the start of the classes.

For one week, we would recite the same stanza every morning, and the next week, learn the next stanza, while reciting it with the ones learnt in the earlier weeks.

By the time we were in…


English as well as Marathi language translation of one of the most recited hymn of Lord Shri Rāma, which is originally written in the Sanskrit language

Lord Shri Rāma, with his wife Sita, his brother Lakshman, and great devotee Lord Hanuman

In the last few articles, the first one in this series of 10 articles, consisted the parts of the Rāmarakśā Stotra covering the fundamentals, the meditation, and the first three shlokas. The second section consisted of the six shlokas which are for asking Lord Rāma’s protection for all the body parts. The third consisted few shlokas giving the benefit of reciting this stotra.

The fourth section, consisting of 6 shlokas from #14 to #19, gave the benefits of reciting the Rāmarakśā, how the sage Budhakauśika got the inspiration to write it as well as the elaborate description of Lord Rāma…


English as well as Marathi language translation of one of the most recited hymn of Lord Shri Rama, which is originally written in the Sanskrit language

Lord Shri Rama, with his wife Sita, his brother Lakshman, and great devotee Lord Hanuman

In the last few articles, the first one in this series of 10 articles, consisted the parts of the Rāmarakśā Stotra covering the fundamentals, the meditation, and the first three shlokas. The second section consisted of the six shlokas which are for asking Lord Rāma’s protection for all the body parts. The third consisted few shlokas giving the benefit of reciting this stotra.

The fourth section, consisting of 6 shlokas from #14 to #19, gave the benefits of reciting the Rāmarakśā, how the sage Budhakauśika got the inspiration to write it as well as the elaborate description of Lord Rāma…


English as well as Marathi language translation of one of the most recited hymn of Lord Shri Rama, which is originally written in the Sanskrit language

Lord Shri Rama, with his wife Sita, his brother Lakshman, and great devotee Lord Hanuman

In the last few articles, the first one in this series of 10 articles, consisted the parts of the Rāmarakśā Stotra covering the fundamentals, the meditation, and the first three shlokas. The second section consisted of the six shlokas which are for asking Lord Rāma’s protection for all the body parts. The third consisted few shlokas giving the benefit of reciting this stotra.

The fourth section, consisting of 6 shlokas from #14 to #19, gave the benefits of reciting the Rāmarakśā, how the sage Budhakauśika got the inspiration to write it as well as the elaborate description of Lord Rāma…


English as well as Marathi language translation of one of the most recited hymn of Lord Shri Rama, which is originally written in the Sanskrit language

Lord Shri Rāma, with his wife Sita, his brother Lakshman, and great devotee Lord Hanuman

In the last few articles, the first one in this series of 10 articles, consisted the parts of the Rāmarakśā Stotra covering the fundamentals, the meditation, and the first three shlokas. The second section consisted of the six shlokas which are for asking Lord Rāma’s protection for all the body parts. The third consisted few shlokas giving the benefit of reciting this stotra.

The fourth section, consisting of 6 shlokas from #14 to #19, gave the benefits of reciting the Rāmarakśā, how the sage Budhakauśika got the inspiration to write it as well as the elaborate description of Lord Rāma…


English as well as Marathi language translation of one of the most recited hymn of Lord Shri Rama, which is originally written in the Sanskrit language

Lord Shri Rama, with his wife Sita, his brother Lakshman, and great devotee Lord Hanuman

In the last few articles, the first one in this series of 10 articles, consisted the parts of the Rāmarakśā Stotra covering the fundamentals, the meditation, and the first three shlokas. The second section consisted of the six shlokas which are for asking Lord Rāma’s protection for all the body parts. The third consisted few shlokas giving the benefit of reciting this stotra.

This is the fourth section, consisting of 6 shlokas from #14 to #19, and gives benefits of reciting the Rāmarakśā, how the sage Budhakauśika got the inspiration to write it as well as the elaborate description of…


English as well as Marathi language translation of one of the most recited hymn of Lord Shri Rama, which is originally written in the Sanskrit language

Lord Shri Rama, with his wife Sita, his brother Lakshman, and great devotee Lord Hanuman

The first article in this series of 10 articles, consisted the parts of the Ramaraksha Stotra covering the fundamentals, the meditation, and the first three shlokas. The second section consisted of the six shlokas which are for asking Lord Rama’s protection for all the body parts.

This third section consists of next four shlokas which talk about the importance and benefits of reciting the name of Lord Rama as well as reciting this stotra.

The subsequent sections (articles) will cover 4 or 5 shlokas each.

I plan to compile the videos of these, so that the chanting with pronunciations as…


English as well as Marathi language translation of one of the most recited hymn of Lord Shri Rama, which is originally written in the Sanskrit language

Lord Shri Rama, with his wife Sita, his brother Lakshman, and great devotee Lord Hanuman

In the last article, the first one in this series of 10 articles, consisted the parts of the Rāmarakśa Stotr̥a covering the fundamentals, the meditation, and the first three shlokas.

This, the second section consists of the six shlokas which are for asking Lord Rama’s protection for all the body parts.

Thus, automatically, while reciting the Rāmarakśa Stotr̥a, we are also meditating by focusing on each of our body parts and thus acknowledging the importance each of them have in our lives — something similar to what is done in some of the meditation practices.

The subsequent sections will consist…

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