Morari Bapu Age, Wife, Family, Biography, Facts & More


Morari Bapu

Full NameMoraridas Prabhudas Hariyani
NicknameMorari Bapu
ProfessionHindu Kathakar (bard) of Ram Charit Manas
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourWhite (Semi Bald)
Personal Life
Date of Birth25 September 1946
Age (as in 2017)71 Years
Birth PlaceVillage Talgajarda, Near Mahuva, Gujarat
Zodiac sign/Sun signVirgo
HometownTalgajarda in District Bhavnagar, Gujarat
SchoolA Higher Secondary School in Talgajarda
CollegeShahapur College Junagadh
Educational QualificationsTeacher Vocational Course
FamilyFather- Prabhudas Bapu Hariyani
Mother- Savitri Ben
Brothers- 6
Sisters- 2
AddressShree Chitrakutdham Trust, VIII, Talgajarda, Mahuva, District- Bhavnagar, Gujarat
HobbiesListening Indian Classical Music, Singing Couplets of Urdu, And Playing Cricket
Controversies• Advocate of Porbandar demanded an action against him and other forest officials, for organizing an illegal lion show in the prohibited area of 'Gir Sanctuary' near Junagadh.
Action Soght Against Morari Bapu in Ahmedabad
• A question was raised against him as an anti-nationalist; when a working man was found to be a terrorist at the Sardar Patel Hospital; where Bapu attended many functions to raise funds.
Morari Bapu Sharing Stage With Ahmed Patel to Raise Funds For Sardar Patel Hospital In Gajarat
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseSmt. Narmadaben
ChildrenDaughters- Bhavana, Prasanna, Sobhana
Son- Parthiv Hariyani
Net Worth (Approx)Not Known

Morari Bapu

Some Lesser Known Facts About Morari Bapu

  • In his childhood, he used to make rosaries of Tulsi seeds.
  • He has spent maximum childhood with his grandparents. He liked to listen to his grandmother Amrit Ma’s folktales and his grandfather Tribhovandasji’s singing of the Ramcharitmanas Hymnes (Chaupais).
  • Bapu’s Grandfather Tribhovandas Dada used to teach him five hymns (Chaupais) of Ramcharitmanas daily that he liked to recite while going and returning from his school. In this way, he recited the whole Ramayana by the age of twelve.
  • As a teacher, he taught in the J. Parekh High School in Mahuva (Bhavnagar state, Gujarat) for more than ten years. During this period, he used to meet and listen to the most prominent spiritual leaders of India.
  • In 1960, during fourteen, Bapu’s first Ram Katha was held at ‘Ramji Mandir’ in Talgajarda, and his first Katha abroad was held in Nairobi in 1976. Morari Bapu in Young Age
  • He belongs to the ‘Vaishnava Bava Sadhu Nimbarka lineage;’ in which every child is called Bapu. Morari Bapu.
  • During his Ram-Katha in California, he asked the audience to donate one crore to the sufferers of Uttarakhand calamity, and till evening, the sum of donation reached more than Rs. 3.14 crore. Morari Bapu Disbursed a Total of Rs. Ten Crore As Part of Relief For The Uttarakhand Floods
  • His Talgajarda Trust donated 1 lakh to help Uttarakhand victims.
  • He has done over 700 Ramkathas until now; which were held in various countries like the USA, England, Brazil, Bhutan, Dubai, Australia, South Africa and Kenya, etc.  Morari BapuMorari Bapu Visits Leicester
  • Time to time; he meets different spiritual leaders and encourages their great welfare works for humanity. Morari Bapu in Parmarth Niketan with Pujya Swami Shukdevanandji Maharaj and Students of Parmarth Niketan   Morari Bapu, Baba Ramdev, Guru Sharnanand, Swami Shukdevanandji And other Spiritual Leaders Release a Book Ahead
  • Bapu organized the ‘World Religions Dialogue and Symphony Conference’ in Mahuva in 2009, inaugurated by Dalai Lama. Morari Bapu with Dalai Lama
  • His secretary Dilavar Khan is a Muslim and a good number of Muslim audience listen to his Ramkatha. He also arranges Hindu-Muslim-marriage of poor and tribal classes of society.
  • Many famous political leaders often pay a visit at his place. Morari Bapu with Indian Prime Minister Narender Modi Morari Bapu with CM on the visit of Shauraya Samarak in Bhopal
  • In Mahuva Bapu becomes the chief guest of a famous programme ‘Yaad-e-Hussain,’ held by the Muslim community every year.
  • He also visited Adu Dhabi on 17 September 2016 to recite Ram Katha, and the Sultan Mohammad-Bin-Jayad-Al-Nahyan paid his gratitude to him for his arrival there. Prince of Abu Dhabi in UAE, thanking Morari Bapu for Coming in the Country

  • He gives free education to the needy students and supports the Indian art, literature, and culture by giving awards to the artists and scholars in Gujarat at ‘The Sankat Mochan Sangeet Mahotsav’, which has been held continuously for the past ninety-two years on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti annually. Morari Bapu's Visiting the School
  • On 26, April 2016, Morari Bapu welcomed and supported the performance of Pakistani ghazal singer Ustad Ghulam Ali at the ‘Sangeet Samaroh’ in ‘Sankat Mochan’ temple in Varanasi; despite the protest of Shiv Sena supporters. Morari Bapu Welcomed and Supported the Performance of Pakistani Ghazal Singer Ustad Ghulam Ali at the Sangeet Samaroh in Sankat Mochan temple in Varanasi

  • According to Bapu, he has no taste for modern amenities and he lives in a cottage (with a fan) in a village.
  • During an interview in a TV show- ‘Aap Ki Adalat,’ with Rajat Sharma, he revealed many aspects of his personalities such as he never celebrates his birthday, his root is poverty that he has never forgotten and not only he meets the rich people like Anil Ambani and Mukesh Ambani but goes to poor people’s house also to support them.