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The Hanuman Chalisa - literally Forty chaupais on Hanuman) is a Hindu devotional hymn (stotra) addressed to Hanuman.It is traditionally believed to have been authored by Tulsidas in the Awadhi language| and is his best known text apart from the Ramcharitmanas. The word "chalisa" is derived from "chalis"| which means "40" in Hindi| as the Hanuman Chalisa has 40 verses excluding the couplets at beginning and end. Hanuman is a vanara (a monkey-like humanoid deity)| a devotee of Rama| and one of the central characters in the Sanskrit epic Ramayana. Folk tales increasingly eulogise the powers of Hanuman| and he is considered by many to be an of the god Shiva. The qualities of Hanuman - his strength| courage| wisdom| celibacy| devotion to Rama and the many names by which he was known - are detailed in the Hanuman Chalisa. There are more temples devoted to Hanuman than any other deity in India| and recitation of the Hanuman Chalisa is a common religious practice.