Hanuman Chalisa in Hindi and English with Audio on the market. This hymn was written by Goswami Tulsidas in the sixteenth century. Tulsidas wrote these forty verses in the praise of Lord Hanuman. Forty in Hindi is called 'chaalees' and the hymn containing forty verses is called chaaleesa. It is extremely popular among Hindus and is generally recited on Tuesday and Saturday (considered a holy day for devotees of Lord Hanuman). Hanumanji is also known as Pavan Putra.