Abu Road (Rajasthan): The Headquarters of the Brahma Kumaris in Shantivan, Rajasthan, kick-started Mahashivratri celebrations with gusto by the inauguration of a five-day carnival on “Health, Wealth and Happiness” for the general public. Shantivan was decked up to resemble the scenes from the Golden Age. The program — which saw the attendance of many prominent personalities including Dadi Janki, Head of the Brahma Kumaris; Dadi Ratanmohini, Joint Head of the Brahma Kumaris; Ishu Dadi, Joint Head of the Brahma Kumaris; BK Karuna, Media Head; BK Bhopal, etc. — was inaugurated with ribbon cutting. Special guests on the occasion were Mr. Jagsi Ram Koli, MLA from Reodar-Abu Road; Mr. Samaram Garasia, MLA from Abu-Pindwara; Suresh Sindal, Municipal Chairman of Abu Road, and Umesh Chhangani, Vice-President of Shivsena, Rajasthan State. The event started with melodious songs and dance dedicated to the Supreme Father Shiva and a Flag-raising ceremony. BK Bharat, Head of the Social Activity group of the Brahma Kumaris, who has put up this beautiful carnival, welcomed everyone.
Ratanmohini Dadi began by appreciating the wonderful display. She thanked everyone who put in their efforts and co-operation. She wished that the message of the Supreme Father may forever reach people’s hearts, as today. Ishu Dadi too offered her best wishes.
BK Karuna, Media Head of the Brahma Kumaris, expressed solidarity with the Indian Armed Forces and gave out the message of peace. He reminded everyone the aim of One God, One World, One Family.
Mr. Samaram Gasaria, legislator from Pindwara, Mount Abu, congratulated the Brahma Kumaris on taking up the work of bringing the Golden Age in Bharat. He also appreciated the social activities like water conservation and drug de-addiction being done by them.
Mr. Jagsiram Koli, legislator from Reodar-Abu Road, said that the values being dispensed by the Brahma Kumaris are priceless. He offered his co operation for any future works.
BK Bhanu and BK Chanda well co-ordinated the stage program of this inaugural function.
Shantivan became an epicenter of festivity with various displays of Paradise; experiential stalls on self-realization and God-realization; Value-based games; De-addition, Save water and Yogic farming awareness booths; Amarnath caves; and a Huge display of Incorporeal God Shiva, etc.