Brahma Kumaris Meet Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Conduct Meditation on Yoga Day

Colombo ( Sri Lanka ):  The High Commission of India, Colombo, organized a grand event at Independence Square, Colombo, with the support of the Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre and Colombo Yoga institutions on the occasion of International Yoga Day. Brahma Kumaris conducted meditation at the end of the event.

BK Umakanthan conducted meditation and the commentary was given in all three languages: Sinhala, Tamil, and English.  BK Geetha, BK Sivakumar, BK Sivamsan, BK Aji, and BK Rakshida were among the Yoga demonstrators on the stage. Around 500 people and 30 BKs attended the event. The program began at 6.30 am and ended at 7.30 am. The theme was ‘Yoga for Humanity’.

Prime Minister Hon. Ranil Wikremasinghe graced the occasion as Chief Guest and a few Ministers and very important people were some of the active participants.

Also, in Kandy, Brahma Kumaris participated in an event organized by the India High Commission, Kandy.

Altogether, 27 events were organized by Brahma Kumaris to celebrate IDY  2022 for 20 days, June 1st to June 20th. The events were organised in different themes in many venues, in 3 languages. The programs were focused more on quality to reveal the secrets and benefits of spirituality and Yoga, especially Raja Yoga.

Students, mothers, children, youth, elders, private company staffs, Sunday school students and many more benefited through these programs and had good experiences, enlightened with spiritual insights.

The events were supported by many members of Brahma Kumaris, Raja Yoga centres Island-wide, which includes services of transportation, providing meals and Prasatham (Toli), arranging the venues, publicity, distributing blessing cards, and providing technical support, etc.

Special thanks to High Commission of India Colombo, Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre (ICC) Colombo, and Ashtanga Yoga Mandhir for their immense support to make all the events very successful. Very special thanks to Director of SVCC Dr. Rewant Vikram Singh and BK Ganesh, National Coordinator, Brahma Kumaris, Sri Lanka, for being the mentors.

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