“Only a powerful soul can offer love. Only a powerful soul can afford to be humble."
- Brahma Kumaris
What is Brahma Kumaris?
Brahma Kumaris is a worldwide spiritual movement dedicated to personal transformation and world renewal. Founded in India in 1937, Brahma Kumaris has spread to over 110 countries on all continents. It is the largest spiritual organization in the world led by women. The primary commitment is to help individuals transform their perspective of the world from material to spiritual. It supports the cultivation of a deep collective consciousness of peace and the dignity of each soul.
What are some of the key offerings and experiences?
Brahma Kumaris provides teaching and experience in four areas of study. 1) The Study of Spiritual Knowledge. 2) The Practice of Raja Yoga Meditation 3) The Conscious Assimilation of Virtues 4) Serving Others Spiritually. These areas of study provide a framework for a life-changing experience that awakens a deep sense spiritual awareness, self-knowledge and selfless service for the wellbeing of others.
What is Raja Yoga?
Raja Yoga is a form of meditation that is accessible to people of all backgrounds. It is a meditation without rituals or mantras and can be practiced anywhere at any time. Raja Yoga meditation is practiced with ‘open eyes,' which makes this method of meditation versatile, simple and easy to practice.
How do I practice Raja Yoga?
Step 1 - RELAXATION is about letting go of tension and stress and bringing the mind and body into a state of calm and peace.
Step 2 - CONCENTRATION allows me to use my time productively, once I have relaxed: I focus on the thoughts I choose to have.
Step 3 - CONTEMPLATION is reflecting deeply on myself, my inner world and my values.
Step 4 - REALIZATION is when my understanding and feelings combine, and I experience a more profound, more meaningful reality within.
Step 5 - MEDITATION is focusing on a thought and remembering my eternal identity, and reawakening a wonderful state of well-being.