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The Brahma Kumaris - Sydney - Programs at Five Dock in July 2022

30 June 2022

Raja Yoga Meditation: Introductory Course (starts the first Wednesday of the month)
2 July @Wed, 10:00am - 11:30am (AEST)
Topics covered will be:
* How to Meditate
* Understanding Myself
* Understanding God
* The Law of Karma

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Raja Yoga Meditation: Introductory Course
(starts the first Saturday of the month)
6 July @Sat, 7:00pm - 8:30pm (AEST)
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Positive Thinking Course (starts the first Thursday of every month)

7 July @Thurs 6:30pm - 8:00pm (AEST)

This course starts on the first Thursday of every month. The course has a total of four lessons and runs once per week (on Thursday nights) for four weeks.

Book now

 

Online Raja Yoga courses, classes and meditations in English and other languages.

Visit our virtual centre here.

 

9 July @ Sat, 4:30pm - 6:00pm (AEST)
We are currently enjoying the read -'The 7 Myths About Love....actually'
(by Mike George).
More information on the book and the author is on the link below:
https://eternityink.com.au/books-all/all-books/the-7-myths-about-love-actually-unraveling-the-mystery-of-love/


First timers to register on: http://tiny.cc/iBeing2022
Enquiries: ibeing@au.brahmakumaris.org

 

Reflections: Stories to Recharge and Rejuvenate

11th July @Mon, 6:30pm – 7:00pm (AEST)

Finding My Strength - staying on the path through thick and thin..

by Maggie Taylor.

Join online: http://tiny.cc/reflections-stories
Recordings of past sessions can be found at: tiny.cc/reflections-series

 

Dancing with the Drama of Life

16th July  @Sat, 10:00am – 1:00pm
In a climate of constant and sometimes unexpected change, how do we maintain 'the serenity of mind to accept that which cannot be changed; courage to change that which can be changed, and wisdom to know the one from the other'? (Serenity Prayer) This workshop will look at some tools for how to do that, including meditation.
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A program for young adults (18-35) - My inner sanctuary - taking care of the self...no matter what!


17th July @Sun, 2:00 – 4:00pm
We tend to look after physical self almost every day with diet and exercise. However, when situations come in front of us, we are unable to face them due to unwanted thoughts, reactions, emotions - leading to stress and hurt. Let’s spend some time together to see our inner world…it’s time to take care of our spiritual self for a healthy mind and harmonious relationships. This session will include reflection activities, meditation, afternoon tea and most importantly spiritual like-minded company!

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Meditation for Parents of Young Children

19 July @Tues, 9:30am – 12:30pm
Mothers and/or fathers are invited to enjoy a morning in the peaceful Five Dock meditation centre with like-minded parents of young children. There will be meditation, exploration of a spiritual view of parenthood, sharing with each other and morning tea. This will be a special time for yourself without the children.
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Reflections: Stories to Recharge and Rejuvenat
25th July @Mon, 6:30pm – 7:00pm (AEST)
by Helen Chapman

Join online: http://tiny.cc/reflections-stories
Recordings of past sessions can be found at: tiny.cc/reflections-series

 

 

 

Open Day Program at Yarra Valley Living Centre in Melbourne

28 June 2022

Yarra Valley (Australia): About 270 people attended and nine stalls were set up for the Open Day program at Yarra Valley Living Center.  Besides the Peace Concert and Drumming Circles, virtue scope, eco-activities for children, hourly talks in the conference room, hourly meditations in the Meditation Sanctuary, Forest Bathing, labyrinth walks and besides the BK stall were Doctors for Nutrition and Green Karma and stalls for fresh juice and vegan cakes.

Following the Open Day, 20 front-line doctors and nurses, including three heads of ICU units, joined for a much-needed wellness day entitled Rebound and Rejuvenate. Stephen Berkeley joined from Brisbane and they enjoyed meditation, Forest Bathing and Harp music.

 

 

 

 

Blue Mountains Retreat Center Presents Two Wednesday Evening Programs live and online, 29th June and 6th July

28 June 2022

Dear friends
You may like to join us in person or online for the following two Wednesday evening programs
warm regards
Sally

Avoid Feeling Overwhelmed, 6.30pm, 29th June
Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/96073804920?pwd=bXpxYWJ3akpkblhoZzEzM3QySG15QT09

 

Integrating Your Shadow, 6.30pm, 6th July
Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/99792988155?pwd=N21RSHBiRnpHRXUyZU85YmFSaWpLdz09

 

 

 

Brahma Kumaris Receive Certificate of Recognition from Ambassador India to Philippines

28 June 2022

Manali (Philippines): During the celebration of 8th International Day of Yoga,  H.E. Ambassador Shambhu S. Kumaran from the the India Embassy in Philippines, presented certificate to the Brahma Kumaris Philippines Spiritual Foundation Inc.,  recognising the work they have done in creating awareness about yoga in the Philippines.  BK Vicky Mandap received the certificate on this occasion.

BK Vicky met the Ambassador and his team and other dignitaries including RJ Ledesma, a multi-awarded Motivational Speaker, Serial Entrepreneur, and Writer who hosted the celebration, Janis Cuevas, Jennifer Non and Clara Day Herrera, the author of How to Never Diet Forever. Raja Yoga brochures were shared to them.

 

 

 

 

 

Open your eyes to the Youniverse!: “Finding your Authentic Voice" with Andy Travis and Dolly Mahtani

23 June 2022

Dear Friends

In our next episode of Open your eyes to the Youniverse we are in conversation with two poets, Andy Travis and Dolly Mahtani. Our topic is “Finding your Authentic Voice”,  - where spirituality and poetry converge. Saturday 25th June 2022 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm (AEST). Our speakers have asked that you please bring pen and paper.

To register go to:  https://tinyurl.com/FindingYourAuthenticVoice

Got a question, go to:  https://tinyurl.com/questions4authenticvoice

 

Open your eyes to the Youniverse! is a series of contemporary talks, conversations, open-eyed meditations and interviews with people who inspire and uplift others. It is streamed live on YouTube via Zoom, monthly.

We look forward to seeing you!

 

Warmest regards,

Gabrielle and the Youniverse Team

 

 

 

Report on BK Event in the Philippines with Sr Denise on 11th June - "Keeping the Mind Clear in Any Crisis"

17 June 2022

 

Click here to download Full Report.

 

 

 

Blue Mountains Retreat Centre Presents Conversations on Love - Wednesday, June 6m 7 pm ACT

7 June 2022

Wednesday 8 June, 6-7pm online

Canberra Brahma Kumaris Centre is pleased to invite you to a delightful evening of spiritual dialogue and meditation with Sally Segal, BK Blue Mountains Retreat Centre Coordinator.

Sally is a shining example of wisdom and love. She is an inspiring meditation teacher who has touched the hearts of countless many over the past 35 years. She is a grandmother, retired high school teacher, and friend to all. This evening program will be an interview style format, with guided meditations and Q&A.

The program will also streamed live online through this link: http://tiny.cc/conversationsonlove

For any assistance or technical support for those joining us online, please email canberra@au.brahmakumaris.org

Venue: Canberra BK Centre, 38 Wisdom Street, Hughes

Bookings by email canberra@au.brahmakumaris.org or phone 02 6260 5525

COVID: For the safety of all, face masks, hand hygiene and social distancing continue to be actively encouraged for all visitors to Canberra BK Centre.

 

 

 

Blue Mountains Retreat Centre July Programs

4 June 2022

Dear Friends,

Winter is upon us and you need to dress warmly when at Leura, however, the Winter sun is beautiful and gentle.

You may be interested to listen to Yesterday Today Tomorrow Podcasts, a series of interviews with longtime students and teachers with the Brahma Kumaris.  Each interview is 30 minutes long and engages a wide range of individuals from all walks of life. I think you will enjoy their stories. https://tinyurl.com/3ku8hnhf

Here is a wonderful recipe for Happiness

  • Two heaped cups of patience
  • One heart full of love
  • Two handfuls of generosity
  • One headful of understanding and a dash of humour

Sprinkle with kindness, add plenty of faith and mix well.
Spread over a period of a lifetime and serve to everyone you meet.

With warmest wishes,
Sally

 

Avoid Feeling Overwhelmed
Evening Talk

@ Blue Mountains Retreat Centre
Wednesday, 29th June: 6:30pm - 8pm
When you feel swamped with too many tasks to do, too many decisions to make, too many emotions fluctuating... learn how to create some simple ways to be stable and move on in a clear and calm way.
With Sona Bahri - Director, Inner Space Meditation Centre, Abu Dhabi
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Introduction to Raj Yoga Meditation
Weekend Retreat

@ Blue Mountains Retreat Centre
Friday 1st July - 6.30pm, until
Sunday 3rd July - 2:00pm

This retreat offers practical self-help tools drawn from positive psychology, therapeutic and spiritual models to help us discover 'the stillness in the storm' - our sense of peace and inner wholeness. Please see the flyer below for further information and details of the facilitators.
Book Now

 

 

 

Integrating Your Shadow
Evening Talk

@ Blue Mountains Retreat Centre
Wednesday, 6th July: 6:30pm - 8pm
What is the method to keep facing our light, leaving our shadows behind? If we can’t leave the past behind, let’s embrace our shadows and dance with them into a brighter, happier future.
With Arif Dawood - Facilitator and Meditation Teacher, Abu Dhabi

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Living a Stress Free Life Amidst the Chaos
Day Program

@ Blue Mountains Retreat Centre
Saturday, 9th July: 10am - 1pm
Learn how to create an inner space of strength and stability even as life goes through ups and downs. An opportunity to learn simple meditation and breathing/ relaxation techniques to create a regular practice for peace...
With Arif Dawood - Facilitator and Meditation Teacher, Abu Dhabi

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Introduction to Raj Yoga Meditation
Weekend Retreat

@Blue Mountains Retreat Centre
Friday, 15th July - 6.30pm, until
Sunday, 17th July - 2:00pm

For those who are attending the Retreat Centre for the first time.
In this retreat we will learn about the types of thoughts we have, our spiritual identity, soul consciousness, the Supreme Soul and the law of karma.
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Intermediate Raj Yoga Meditation -  Weekend Retreat

@Blue Mountains Retreat Centre
Friday, 15th July - 6.30pm, until
Sunday, 17th July - 2:00pm

For those who have attended an Introduction to Raja Yoga Meditation Retreat or course.
This retreat will take participants deeper into the practice and philosophy of Raja Yoga Meditation.
We will cover the spiritual journey of humankind through the cycle of time, the tree of humanity, and the principles for a meditative lifestyle.

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Service Report: Brother Charlie's Visit to Indonesia, 19-27 MAY 2022

1 June 2022

Dear Divine Global Family, Om Shanti and Loving Greetings, 

Please find our news report on Charlie bhai's visit to Indonesia. Part of it is previewed below. The full report with photos can be downloaded here.

In Baba’s Yaad,
BK Janaki and Indonesia Family

 

 

 

The Brahma Kumaris Five Dock, Sydney - Programs in June 2022

30 May 2022

Raja Yoga Meditation: Introductory Course (starts the first Wednesday of the month)
1 June @ 7:00pm - 8:30pm (AEST)

Topics covered will be:
* How to Meditate
* Understanding Myself
* Understanding God
* The Law of Karma

Book Now

 

Raja Yoga Meditation: Introductory Course
(starts the first Saturday of the month)
4 June @ 10:00am - 11:30am (AEST)

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Raja Yoga Meditation Advanced Class
7 June @6:30pm - 8:00pm (AEST)

Prerequisite: This class is suitable for those who have completed the BK Meditation Introductory and Intermediate Courses.

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Positive Thinking Course (starts the first Tuesday of every month)
7 June @ 7:00pm - 8:30pm (AEST)

This course starts on the first Tuesday of every month. The course has a total of four lessons and runs once per week (on Tuesday nights) for four weeks.

Book now

Online Raja Yoga courses, classes and meditations in English and other languages.

Visit our virtual centre here.

Meditation with Mandala

11 June @ Sat, 9:30am – 11:30am (AEST)


Put down those pens, laptops and mobile phones...
Pick up your colour pencils, crayons and coloured markers,
And embark on a journey inwards...
To see what beauty lies within.
Let us then collectively share,
Our inner treasures with the world.

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iBeing: online spiritual book cafe

11 June @ Sat, 4:30pm - 6:00pm (AEST)
We are currently enjoying the read -'The 7 Myths About Love....actually'
(by Mike George).
More information on the book and the author is on the link below:
https://eternityink.com.au/books-all/all-books/the-7-myths-about-love-actually-unraveling-the-mystery-of-love/

First timers to register on: http://tiny.cc/iBeing2022
Enquiries: ibeing@au.brahmakumaris.org

Reflections: Stories to Recharge and Rejuvenate
13th June @Mon, 6:30pm – 7:00pm (AEST)

Independence and Interdependence by Maureen Chen


Join online: http://tiny.cc/reflections-stories
Recordings of past sessions can be found attiny.cc/reflections-series

 

Creating a Stress Free Life
 

18 June@Sat, 9:30am – 12:30pm


Take the stress out of living and put more joy into being! Let's explore how to use our time and energy effectively to prevent stress and make life more meaningful and happy. This workshop will include group discussions, activities and meditation.
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Reflections: Stories to Recharge and Rejuvenate
27th June @Mon, 6:30pm – 7:00pm (AEST)

Turning Point by Mina Karawadra


Join online: http://tiny.cc/reflections-stories
Recordings of past sessions can be found attiny.cc/reflections-series

 

 

 

Br Charlie's Visit to Malaysia (8-19 May 2022)

27 May 2022

Dear Divine Global Family,

Please  accept Love  and Remembrance  from Divine Family  of Malaysia. 

 

a) We  had a  very powerful  and  successful  Service Tour of Malaysia  & Borneo by  Br  Charlie  of Sydney Australia 

b) We  are   sending the  Service Report, the first page of which is shown above. Please download the full report here

 

 Love & Remembrance

 Sis Meera / Br Letchu & Divine Family  of  Malaysia

 

 

 

 

 

Guangzhou, China: Brahma Kumaris organize online Launching of The Year of Spiritual Empowerment for Kindness and Compassion

20 May 2022

Guangzhou, China: We are pleased to share that Brahma Kumaris Guangzhou (China) organized the Launching of "The year of Spiritual Empowerment for Kindness & Compassion" with the support of the Consulate General of India in Guangzhou (as one of the initiatives to mark Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav)

Program highlights:

1. Mr. Shambhu L. Hakki, The Consul General of India in Guangzhou gave the greetings for the Launch and also appreciated the service being done by the Brahma Kumaris. 

2. Bk Sister Sapna conducted a practical workshop and  guided meditation to understand the importance of kindness and compassion in the present scenario.

3. There was a virtual candle-lighting and curtain-raising to Launch the Theme.

4. There were cultural performances by the Diamond Culture group. 

5. Participants pledged to walk an extra mile to consciously add some acts of kindness in their everyday life and create a Culture of Kindness, for which follow up forms were also filled by the participants.

6. There was a Virtual Blessings ceremony.

Participants included Indians of China, Local nationals and Expats.

Here is a Youtube Link to the recording of the event.
https://youtu.be/kBfGeL6Mvb8

 

 

 

Empowering Sri Lanka through Medication - Public Program on May 15

19 May 2022

A public program has been organized on 15th at Harmony Hall Dehiwala, to bring awareness of good wishes and pure feelings through meditation which will help participants to empower themselves and Sri Lanka.

 

Welcome and introduction were given by BK.Ganesh, BK.Indu and BK.Seelan in English, Sinhala and Tamil respectively and they were emphasizing how to harmonize ourselves when facing the adverse situations and the neediness of having positive thoughts to overcome the challenges. They also mentioned the importance of meditation and how it is empowering the self and give hope to see the future and bring the awareness to mould ourselves according to the situations. Guided meditation was conducted in English, Sinhala and Tamil.

 

62 Participants through zoom and 20 at the Harmony Hall joined the program. The program concluded with the vote of thanks and distribution of Toli and Blessings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open your eyes to the Youniverse!: “Belonging" with Dr Annette Mortensen and Samantha Fraser on Saturday 28th May 2022 at 6:00 pm (AEST)

14 May 2022

 

Dear Friends,

In our next episode of "Open your eyes to the Youniverse" we are in conversation with Dr Annette Mortensen and Samantha Fraser. Our topic is “Belonging”: Saturday 28th May 2022 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm (AEST).

To register go to: https://tinyurl.com/Belonging2022

Got a question, go to: https://tinyurl.com/Question 4 Belonging

Open your eyes to the Youniverse! is a series of contemporary talks, conversations, open-eyed meditations and interviews with people who inspire and uplift others. It is streamed live on YouTube via Zoom, monthly.

We look forward to seeing you!
Warmest regards,
Gabrielle and the Youniverse Team

 

 

 

News of Br Charlie's Visit to Singapore

14 May 2022

Om Shanti, 
Please download our full news report on Charlie bhai's visit here:

Charlie bhai's visit to Singapore 4th - 10th May 2022

click here to download visit in PDF.

IBY
Lakshmi

 

 

 

Blue Mountains Retreat Centre June Programs

13 May 2022

Dear Friends
The Autumn leaves are falling and Winter is approaching. It is a perfect time to focus on meditation. Time to turn inward, to be peaceful and content.
We have a retreat in June for those working professionally in the area of health.
You can find many online programmes on our Virtual Centre.
We will have more retreats here in July.
We look forward to seeing you soon,
With warmest wishes,
Sally

Here is a quote from Dadi Janki:
Love softens the hearts of others.Love can also empower others to become strong.

 

Meditation for Mothers with Young Children-  Day Program
@ Blue Mountains Retreat Centre
Saturday 21st May, 10am - 1pm
Enjoy a morning in the beautiful Stone Cottage, together with like-minded mothers of young children. There will be time for meditation and sharing in small groups, Q&A, followed by a vegetarian lunch. This will be a special time for yourself, without the children.

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Stillness in the Storm Weekend Retreat for Healthcare Professionals
Weekend Retreat

@ Blue Mountains Retreat Centre
Friday 3rd June - 6.30pm, until
Sunday 5th June - 2:00pm

This retreat offers practical self-help tools drawn from positive psychology, therapeutic and spiritual models to help us discover 'the stillness in the storm' - our sense of peace and inner wholeness. Please see the flyer below for further information and details of the facilitators.

Book Now

 

 

 

 

 

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