What are the benefits and importance of Sunderkand path?

Sunderkand path

The fifth book of the illustrious Hindu epic Ramayana is referred to as the Sunderkand path or Sundara Kanda. It was a Sanskrit poem by the renowned sage Valmiki. The chapter was afterward translated into Ramcharitmanas by Goswami Tulsidas from the Awadhi language. In general, Sundarkand refers to The Book of Beauty. 

This book primarily depicts the magnificence of the devotion and revelation of Lord Hanuman and his abilities during the Ramayana fight between evil King Ravana and Lord Rama. The seven kand characters in the Ramayana are Bala Kanda, Ayodhya Kanda, Aranya Kanda, Kishkindha Kanda, Sundara Kanda, Yuddha Kanda, and Uttara Kanda. Lord Ram serves as the main character in each chapter or Kand.

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What Sunderkand illustrates in mythology?

It is a passage from the renowned poet Goswami Tulsidas, Ramcharitmanas. One of the seven kands (sections) that make up the epic Ramayana, Sunderkand is said to have the power to prevent wrongdoing. Moreover, it helps to remove obstacles in a person’s path and provides happiness and wealth. One such piece of content that mentions victory is Sunderkand. 

It describes how Lord Hanuman traveled across the sea and overcame difficulties to find Sita Maa in Lanka. Since Lord Hanuman was successful in his objective of learning more about Sita. Moreover, this section also highlights his intelligence and strength. Sunderkand also draws allusions to a few significant historical events.

The Lord states in Sunderkand, 

“Nirmal Man Jan So Mohe Paava, Mohe Kapat Chhal Chidra Na Bhaava.”

It means, like himself, the Lord also appreciates those followers who have an unblemished character and decency in their concerns.

Benefits of Sunderkand path

Sunderkand recitation promotes mental peace and offers one the capability and assurance to complete tasks. It will offer you the ability to resolve all of your problems, fulfill your ambitions, and protect you from the negative effects of unfavorable planetary alignments. Relief from your pains shall be there by daily recalling the abstain provided here. Sunderkand path has several advantages. Here are a couple, though, to provide further specifics:

  • Reciting it grants Moksha to the believers. 
  • Anyone who performs this path continuously for forty weeks with dedication and reverence shall see his wishes come true. 
  • Moreover, your pains, sorrows, and challenges in life will remove too.
  • This path eliminates all obstacles if you are having problems in your personal or professional life.
  • Lord Hanuman, a symbol of bravery and power, is appeased via the performance of Sunderkand. As a result, the Hindi or English version of the path endows the reader with tenacity and fearlessness. Reciting it strengthens resolve and self-assurance.
  • Furthermore, it relieves anxiety and stress and provides families and individuals with mental serenity and tranquillity.
  • Chanting Sunderkand may benefit the natives with a weak Mars in their Kundli. It strengthens their bravery and eliminates their anxieties about dull forces or circumstances.
  • Since it leads to the house positively, it bestows prosperity, good fortune, and overall well-being.
  • Expert astrologers claim it eliminates all obstructions and hindrances from one’s life. It also directs individuals toward achievement in life. Additionally, it guarantees a person’s good financial situation.
  • Experts advise that people with family conflicts must perform the path. It brings harmony, empathetic connection, and balance into marriages and families. Additionally, the recitation of Sunderkand and the devotion of Lord Hanuman expel any evil forces from the home.

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Importance of verses of Sunderkand

These pointers will enable you to get the most out of reading the epic.

  • If you read the epic aloud, it is best to do it in the early morning during the Brahma Muhurta, which is between four and six in the morning.
  • For best results, recitation in a group should take place after 07:00 PM.
  • Performing the Sunderkand path in a musical ensemble benefits too. 
  • It is forbidden to stand up when reciting this epic. Avoid using phones, alarms, chatting, or taking breaks.
  • Before starting the reading session, take a bath and wear light-coloured clothing.
  • In the same vein, even if you read this epic inadvertently or unconsciously, it will bring you happiness, success, and God’s blessings.
  • You can achieve salvation by reading the first verse daily for six months.
  • Furthermore, if you recite it, the effect of the attack of devils, ghosts, and spirits wears off by reading the 3rd verse.
  • To get rid of the dullness of the brain, verse the 13th chapter.
  • To get rid of the sin of having an affair with someone else’s wife, read verses 7-11.
  • Furthermore, to get permanent wealth and happiness, read verse 15.
  • To get rid of bad dreams, read verse 27.
  • To get good behavior, you must read verses 20-21.
  • Also, to rejoin with lost relatives, natives must read verses 33-40.
  • To get rid of impending danger, read verse 36.
  • Also, to get a pardon from God for the insult done to him, he knowingly and unknowingly read verse 38.
  • Read verses 42-47 to win over enemies.
  • To become just and charitable, read verse 51.
  • For improvement of assets like houses, land, etc., read verse 54.
  • To get peace and happiness, read verse 61.
  • Furthermore, to get perennial happiness and to attain God read verse 67.
  • If you want your wishes to come true, read verse 41
  • To realize God and to become one capable of sweet words, read verse 19.

Reading one verse or Sargam of Sundara Kandam is equal to chanting Gayathri Japam 1000 times.

Best time for Sunderkand path

A group Sunderkand path can be done at any time but gives maximum benefit when done after 07:00 PM. Sunderkand done in a group with music is Ideal. It is done in a group with music around 05:00 AM on Tuesday, Saturday, on full moon day, and no moon day is the ultimate for getting benefits.

  • Make sure you read the entire Sundara Kanda once in ONE full day.
  • Read verses 1-35 on the first day and the rest of the verses on the SECOND day.
  • Read verses 1-37 on the first day, 37-40 on the second day, and the rest on the THIRD day.
  • Recite verses 1-15 on the first day, 16-37 on the second day, the 38th chapter, on the third day, 39-54 on the fourth day, and the rest on the FIFTH day.
  • Starting Friday, daily read nine verses and complete the reading on the next one. EIGHT days
  • Read within NINE days stopping each day on 5th, 15th, 20th, 26th, 28th, 40th, 52nd, 80th and 68th verses.
  • Daily read six verses and complete it on the TWELFTH day.
  • For 22 days, read two verses a day, five on the 23rd day, three on the 24th day, six on the 25th day, three on the 26th day, four on the 27th day, and the rest three verses on the TWENTY-EIGHT DAY.

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Posted On - December 16, 2022 | Posted By - Moumi Roy | Read By -


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