What is the meaning of the word "MORYA"? why is it always said "GANPATI BAPPA MORYA"? We say "jay Mata Di" or Hanumanji ki Jai"; but we dont say "Ganpati ki jai". Nor do we say "Shankar bhagwaan Morya".
Significance of the word Morya in Ganapati Bappa Morya - The word morya refers to a famous devotee of Lord Ganesh in the fourteenth century called Morya Gosavi, from Chinchvad, near Pune. This depicts the inseparable relationship between God and a devotee.
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Morya is the name of a famous Ganesh devotee.
Two Ganesh devotees Vaman Narayan and Bhat Shaligram, natives of Bidar village in Karnataka state came to Morgaon, a pilgrim center in Maharashtra in 1330 with their wives. At Morgaon on the bank of a river, Bhat Shaligram worshipped a holy tree dedicated to lord Ganesh. Within a year he was blessed with a son. He named him Morya. One day Morya became critically ill and didnot recover for a long time. His parents were worried and prayed to Lord Ganesha for Morayas wellbeing and good health. During this period there was a priest who treated Morya and saved his life. Later the priest (Gosavi) gave preaching to Morya and stayed at Nayan Bharati Chinchwad where he subsequently took Samadhi (went into tomb). Since then the Bhat family including Moraya came to be known as Gosavi
Morya Gosavi worshiped Lord Ganesh (Moreshawar) at Morgaon. He attained and realised the presence of Lord Morya in himself. Later due to hindrance in his worship h