Sunderkand paath is a ceremonial recital amongst the key portions of Ram Charita Manas composed by Goswami Tulsidasji. Blessings of Hanuman ensure eternal wisdom, never-waning strength and beauty. It is the ideal path to attain moksha. It begins with Hanuman acknowledging his powers and flying off to Lanka in search of Mata Sita crossing the mighty ocean and defeating mystical creatures.
How to Perform Sundarkand:
Sundarkand is performed on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. They have special significance on Ram Navami, Hanuman Jayanti and Dussehra. It begins with the parayana reading. It nullifies the effect of Shani Deva who is a fearful god causing malefic effect in the lives of people. The recital of Sundarkand ushers harmony into the household. It is performed as a community gathering during auspicious occasions like Ekadashis, house-warming, griha pravesh puja and vastu puja. Shri Satyanaryana Puja is often accompanied with the recital of Sundarkand.
How many chapters are there in Sundarkand?
When you recite Sundarkand, you must be prepared to read, narrate and understand the summary of sixty-eight chapters. It contains 2885 verses that describe the adventures of Lord Hanuman in the most beautiful manner and has references of beautiful places, mystical objects and gardens. It instils the faith on a Hindu to believe in good will of truth, honesty and courage.
Will it Work even if I don’t fast?
Sundarkand is a fairly liberal recital of Ram Charita Manas. It is a test of character and not of personality. Anyone can perform the recital after taking a bath with coconut oil and milk. Lord Hanuman is worshipped with vermillion and jaggery. Reciting Sundarkand also incites other gods. Trinity of Braham-Vishnu-Mahesh, Surya Dev, Indradev, Pawandev, Shani dev and Brahaspati, all shower their blessings at the chanting of Sundarkand in the evening followed by aarti.
Whatever be the occasion, we ensure that the Sundarkand Paath Samagri and the Pandit reachs your doorstep on time.