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“KARUNA” Response to the Corona Virus

Karuna comes from the Sanskrit work ‘kara,’ meaning “to do,” or “to make.” Karuna is a compassionate state of being as part of a shared human experience. Karuna is the compassionate doing of something to alleviate suffering. Karuna is a key element of the yogic path, opening the “eye” of enlightened wisdom to see the… Read More »

“International Excellence Award 2020” to Brahma Kumaris During World Inter-Faith Peace Conference

“Interfaith Harmony is essential for World Peace” – BK Payal San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago ( America ):  BK Payal was honoured by the “International Excellence Award 2020” in the World Inter-Faith Peace Conference organised by the Word Organisation for Peace (WOFP) of Madrid, Spain. This award was conferred to BK Payal for her contribution… Read More »

Opening Program of New Service Place in Ocala, Florida

Ocala, Florida ( USA ): The opening program for a new service place of the Brahma Kumaris in Ocala took place in the presence of BK Waddy, Director of Brahma Kumaris in Florida, and BK Shireen, Coordinator of Brahma Kumaris in Tampa, along with the BK family from Tampa and Orlando. Highlights included remarks from… Read More »

Brahma Kumaris Meet President of Peru, South America

Peru ( South America ):  The Inter-religious Council of Peru has been bringing together more than 15 churches and communities of faith since 2005. The Brahma Kumaris were invited to be part of this event at The Government Palace (the official residence of the President of Peru). Representatives of the different communities of faith met… Read More »

Brahma Kumaris at 58th Session of UN Commission for Social Development (CSocD 58)

New York ( USA ):  Affordable Housing and Social Protection Systems for all to Address Homelessness : BKs at CSocD58, United Nations Head Quarters The Brahma Kumaris delegation of five : BK Valerie Still, BK Nidhi Shukla, BK Shivani Dayal, BK Sabita Geer and BK Kinnari Murthy participated in the 58th session of the Commission… Read More »

Brahma Kumaris at the United Nations, New York

New York ( USA ): BK Julia, Brahma Kumaris UN Representative and the newly appointed Vice-Chair of CRNGOs, was a panelist at a meeting organized by the Committee of Religious NGOs (CRNGOs) at the United Nations called “Preparing for COP26: An interfaith consultation.” The aim was to share basic information about the Climate Change Conferences… Read More »

Brahma Kumaris Celebrate Shivratri in Jamaica

Jamaica ( Caribbean, America ): The Brahma Kumaris in Jamaica celebrated the festival of “Shivratri” in Kingston, Montego Bay and Ocho Rios in Jamaica. Dedicated sisters in the organization organised beautiful programs in all three places in the country. The celebrations included talks on the spiritual significance of the festival and how to truly celebrate… Read More »

“God, The One Source” Celebration of Shiv Jayanti in Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver ( Canada ): The Vancouver BK family came together to celebrate Trimurti Shiv Jayanti at the Surrey BK place. The house was filled with brightness and colorful decorations with rows of flags and lights. Most importantly, the place was full of calm, happy and pure vibrations as everyone’s heart was filled with love and… Read More »

Men’s Series Workshop on Transforming Anger in Miami, Florida

Miami, Florida ( USA ): A Series of Conversations for men dedicated to “Transforming Anger” were held at the BK Miami Meditation Center. A group of 11 men participated in the intimate conversation on spiritual insights to transforming anger, and many of them shared some practical tools which they have used to keep transforming different… Read More »

Inauguration of NBCU ZEN lounge with BK Meditation at Miami, USA

Miami, Florida ( USA ): The employee experience team of NBC Universal – Telemundo Center (Miami) invited the BK Meditation team to launch their new NBCU Zen lounge with lunchtime Workplace meditation. The employee experience team manager – Elizabeth Vazquez and their specialist – Wendy Patterson-Guillen have very beautifully created a dedicated space for their employees to stop by and refresh… Read More »