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Hinduism - Who Is Bapu Morari?

 


Bapu Morari (born Muraridas Prabhudas in 1946) is a modern Ramcharitmanas commentator and expositor (kathava cak).

The Ramcharitmanas is a vernacular rendition of the Ramayana, the older of the two major Sanskrit epics, written by the poet-saint Tulsidas.

Tulsidas did not just translate Valmiki's Sanskrit epic, but altered it to meet his own religious concerns, particularly the significance of devotion (bhakti) to God, one of the text's fundamental themes, as with all vernac ular versions of the Ramayana.

Morari Bapu claims no supernatural abilities or capabilities; his religious popularity is completely based on his devotion to the scripture and his ability to expound it.

He has given katha (discourse) to Hindu diaspora populations in Europe and North America, as well as in India, at times to audiences of over 100,000 people.


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