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Open your eyes to the Youniverse: Guardianship of our Environment

9th October 2021

Dear Friends

What's the connection between our consciousness, thoughts and actions, and their impact on our world? In particular, the connection between my consciousness and what's happening with our global environment?

And what's meditation got to do with it?

Explore these questions on Open your eyes to the Youniverse in conversation with three daily meditation practitioners and guardians of the environment: Sonja Ohlsson (Denmark), Valériane Bernard (Switzerland) and Carolin Fraude (Germany), on Guardianship of our Environment - Saturday 23 October 2021 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm (AEDT).

Our three guests are experienced daily meditation practitioners who have a deep commitment to protecting our environment globally, individually and collectively, through the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, Interfaith activism, relational transformation towards a sustainable society and the practise of meditation.  

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

Ask a question at: https://tinyurl.com/Question4Environment

Open your eyes to the Youniverse! is a series of contemporary talks, conversations, meditations and interviews streamed live on YouTube via Zoom, monthly.

We look forward to seeing you there virtually

 

With our warmest regards.

The Youniverse Team

 

 

Learn to F.L.Y - (First Love Yourself) for the UN World Mental Health Day

9th October 2021

Dear Friends
The Brahma Kumaris are going to celebrate the United Nations World Mental Health Day on Sunday, 10th October with Learn to F.L.Y. - First love yourself.  We invite you all to join us online. The program details are in the flyer below.
To learn about the speakers:

https://www.facebook.com/BKAustralia/videos/557692905448610/

To register:   http://tiny.cc/mentalhealthday-reg

We will let you all know when we will open up. We have no set date yet.
warm regards
Sally

 

 

The Brahma Kumaris - Sydney - Programs in October 2021

4th October 2021

Spirituality Matters - Creating Space
21 October @7:00pm - 8:30pm (AEDT)
by BK Falak

A space which harnesses your creativity and expresses who you are and what you want.
Book Now

Join us online: www.facebook.com/bkaustralia

 

Spirituality Matters - Consciousness and food

28 October @7:00pm - 8:30pm (AEDT)

by Christine Westbury
In this session we will look at the important subtle approach to food and the spiritual practices we can implement to purify it.
Book Now

Join us online: www.facebook.com/bkaustralia

Raja Yoga Meditation - Introductory Course (starts on first Saturday of the month)

2 October @10:00am - 11:30am (AEST)

This is an interactive introduction to the practice and philosophy of Raja Yoga Meditation.

Join us online: Book Now

 

Positive Thinking Course (starts the first Tuesday of every month)

5 October @7:00pm - 8:30pm (AEDT)

The Mind is our most valuable asset. This popular course will provide insights into the power of thought and the power to choose our attitudes and perspectives to empower the self and improve any situation in life.

Join us online: Book Now

 

Raja Yoga Meditation - Introductory Course (starts on first Wednesday of the month)

6 October @7:00pm - 8:30pm (AEDT)

This is an interactive introduction to the practice and philosophy of Raja Yoga Meditation.
Join us online: Book Now

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Raja Yoga courses, classes and meditatons in Other languages


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iBeing

9 October, 4.30pm - 6pm (AEDT).- World Post Day special!

The registration link is:https://forms.gle/xH392Xawd65RXncv5
Join us for an online spiritual book cafe where we spend quality time wherever we are with like-minded friends and a cup of coffee/tea.
Book Now

Reflections - Stories to Recharge and Rejuvenate - When we change, the world changes
by Charlie Hogg

Monday, 11 October6:30pm – 7:00pm (AEDT)

Charlie will share his story of being a social activist. Seeing all the problems and injustice in the world he was very active in movements against war, apartheid and more. On one of the marches he had the experience that all the problems of the external world is the result of our collective internal world. It was then that he began his spiritual journey. The recordings can be found at tiny.cc/reflections-series

Book Now
 

Reflections - Stories to Recharge and Rejuvenate - One of a kind

by Tim Whiting

Monday, 25 October6:30pm – 7:00pm (AEDT)

Tim will share formative experiences of working with a jeweller as a teenager, how that inspired him and the spiritual lessons he took from that time.
The recordings can be found at tiny.cc/reflections-series

Book Now

Reconnecting

by Charlie Hogg
Saturday, 30 October⋅10:00am - 11:30am (AEDT)

An online event for those who have completed the Raja Yoga Meditation Course.
Book Now

 

 

October online courses at the Blue Mountains Retreat Centre

1st October 2021

 

Dear Friends,

Peaceful greetings. I trust you are enjoying the beautiful Spring flowers.

We have two online programs this month, details below. Please could you tell any male family members, colleagues and friends about our online program for men: Rising to the Challenge of the Times.

We don't know yet when we will open up, but hopefully we will in November. We will let you know by email.

Other online programs are available through the Brahma Kumaris Australia Virtual Centre.
https://brahmakumaris.org.au/new/virtual-centre/


Warm regards,

Sally

 

 

Introduction to Raja Yoga Meditation Online Course
Online for two weekly sessions

Saturday 2nd Oct. 10am - 12 plus 2 - 4pm
Saturday 9th Oct. 10am - 12 noon

In this course we will learn about the types of thoughts we have, our spiritual identity, soul consciousness, the Supreme Soul and the law of karma.
Book Now

 

 

 

Rising to the Challenge of the Times  - a program for men
Online program

Sunday 10th Oct. 10am - 12 noon
During this difficult time we are called upon to emerge our hidden powers that enable us to face the challenges before us. We will explore our innate inner strengths by going within to find a space of empowerment.  Book Now       

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grand Lighthouse Opening in Kowloon, Hong Kong

1st October 2021

Kowloon (Hong Kong): The Kowloon Centre of Hong Kong celebrated the opening of Lighthouse, a new place for Godly service. Performed with great zeal and enthusiasm this heralded a new beginning in the Tung Chung Town of the largest Island in Hong Kong – Lantau. With its proximity to the Hong Kong International Airport, this premise will also serve as a place of rest for transiting BKs.

Lighthouse is a gift to the BK family of Hong Kong from a big-hearted couple. Inspired by modern interior design, this house has been built with high-tech facilities such as a best-of-class projection system, Holographic projection of Bapdada, overhead projection of Soul World, remotely operated google bulbs, etc.

The agenda of the opening ceremony included some traditional auspicious activities like breaking of coconut, boiling of milk, ribbon cutting, etc. Seniors Rajayogis BK Dr. Nirmala from Madhuban, BK Charlie from Australia, BK Rajni from Japan, BK Chen from Beijing, and BK Letchu from Malaysia participated and blessed the occasion with their speech.

BK Sister Shivani, who sowed the seed for this place of service also attended and delivered an inspirational speech.

Senior BKs, BK Trish from Vietnam, BK Jenna from Washington, and BK Ganesh from Sri Lanka sent their video blessings. The opening ceremony was telecast live over Zoom and was attended by participants from Asian countries and around the world.

The Event Management Team lead by BK Bindu, Centre coordinator, managed the pre, during, and post event activities.

The Hong Kong BK Family is now all-inspired to take advantage of Lighthouse to expand Godly service further into the communities of Hong Kong and create a worldwide platform.

 

 

A Little News and Environment UN Days in September & October 2021

30 September 2021

Information Session for BKs 
 Wednesday 29th September @ 10.30am AEST
with Klig (Yarra Valley) and Jessica & Robert (Leura)

As BKs we know that wasting food means losing our fortune; washing grains of rice down the sink is like washing away diamonds.
For UN International Day of Awareness on Food Loss and Waste Reduction we will hold a workshop for BKs:

Tips on how to store food, recycle leftovers successfully, compost and farm worms.

Bring along your own experiences. 

On Zoom on the day

Tamasin Ramsay's research report on Sustainable Yogic Agriculture has been cited extensively by Janus Bojesen Jensen in a book titled 'Subtle Agroecologies - Farming With the Hidden Half of Nature”.


The entire book is free to download... see Chapter 22.

At home, Tamasin has just started a personal Sustainable Yogic Agriculture practice according to the system of the farmers in India - established and practiced for more than ten years. The SYA practice begins with “seed empowerment” i.e. meditation on the seeds, for ten days. In the photo below Tamasin has separated the seeds - the yogic seeds are in the glass jars with labels and the control seeds are the ones remaining in the packets. She will update us with developments!

Аir pollution is the single greatest environmental risk to human health with with far-reaching impacts owing to its transport over long distances and one of the main avoidable causes of death and disease globally.  Particularly in developing countries, air pollution disproportionately affects women, children and the elderly, especially in low-income populations as they are often exposed to high levels of ambient air pollution and indoor air pollution from cooking and heating with wood fuel and kerosene.
 

Meditation for Clean Air and Blue Skies
online via Zoom

 

 

 

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