San Francisco, California ( USA ): BK Sister Chandru, Co-ordinator of the Brahma Kumaris in the West Coast region of America, blessed the newly elected Mayor of San Francisco, the Honorable London Breed, in an Interfaith Prayer Ceremony. The Ceremony was hosted at the historical Third Baptist Church and was organized by San Francisco Interfaith Council of which BK Sister… Read More »
Tampa, Florida ( USA ): BK Sister Maureen, Program Coordinator of the Brahma Kumaris in Global Cooperation House, London, visited the BK Tampa Center in Florida and offered a public program on the topic “Finding the Courage to Be Spiritual.” She talked about how we can really help ourselves and others in a lasting way… Read More »
Milpitas ( USA ): BK Silicon Valley celebrated Christmas with a lot of joy. BK Kusum, Director of the Brahma Kumaris in Milpitas, shared the spiritual significance of the holiday, followed by cultural programs with jokes by BK Brothers, performances by children including Christmas songs, and Santa giving gifts to the children.
Milpitas ( USA ): Thanksgiving Day is a holiday celebrated by Americans on the fourth Thursday of November. It is celebrated as a day to spend with loved ones and for giving thanks. As Children of the one Supreme Father, BKs of Milpitas celebrated Thanksgiving by Giving Thanks to God and the whole BK Family.… Read More »
Houston, Texas ( USA ): The Brahma Kumaris were invited to conduct a Raja Yoga Meditation session at the Jain Vishwa Bharati center in Houston. Jain nuns (Samanis) also participated in the session. BK Dr. Hansa Raval, Director of the Brahma Kumaris in Texas, gave everyone the introduction of the Supreme Soul as the Father… Read More »
Boston ( USA ): The Boston BK Family had the fortune of celebrating and inaugurating the newly renovated and expanded center in Watertown, Massachusetts, in the gracious presence of BK Sister Mohini, Regional Co-ordinator of the Brahma Kumaris in the Americas. Rajayogi BK Sister Mohini, along with BK Kala, Director of Peace Village Retreat Center… Read More »
Milpitas, California ( USA ): The Brahma Kumaris Silicon Valley, in Milpitas, celebrated Diwali with more than 400 people participating. Highlights of the event were a talk by BK Kusum on “Invoking Goddess Laxmi by Lighting the Diya (Lamp) Within,” Cultural Performances, a Skit “Swarg Mein Ek Seat Khali Hai” (Vacancy for “One” seat in… Read More »
Miami, Florida ( USA ): The Brahma Kumaris Miami center hosted a workshop in Spanish on El silencio: el lenguaje del alma (Silence: the Language of the Soul), facilitated by BK Rosa. A lovely group of 13 people participated and were guided into inner silence through a series of meditations, reflection exercises, and short talks.
New York ( USA ): “Celebrating Our Immortality,” a weekend retreat, was held at Peace Village Retreat Center, New York state. Facilitators were BK Chirya, BK Tammy Hinkel and family, BK Cicely Greaves and BK Mary Beth Richelo. Special music was provided throughout by Ed Nizalowski, playing meditative flute music and popular tunes on the… Read More »
New York ( USA ): Peace Village Learning and Retreat Center held the first Love and Forgiveness Retreat in Spanish (Amar y Perdonar) from October 11 to 13. Amidst the natural beauty of Peace Village and the glorious fall weather, 42 participants enjoyed the enriching spiritual knowledge, thought-provoking activities, relaxing walks and enlightening meditations, as… Read More »